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  • China, Africa and Responsible International Engagement

    By Xu Yanzhou

    China’s increasing involvement in Africa over the last decade is a controversial and hotly debated issue, On the one hand, China has brought significant economic and political opportunities to the continent with large amounts of investment and infrastructure. While on the other hand, China’s…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Understanding Mega-Free Trade Agreements

    The Political and Economic Governance of New Cross-Regionalism

    Edited by Jean-Baptiste Velut, Louise Dalingwater, Vanessa Boullet, Valerie Peyronel

    The rise of cross-regional trade agreements is a defining trend of the current international trade system as shown by the signing of the Transpacific Partnership in 2015, the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the USA and the EU as well as the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Defense Spending, Natural Resources, and Conflict

    Edited by Christos Kollias, Hamid E. Ali

    This book is an intellectual contribution of policy scientists and researchers from different academic institutions in different parts of the world. The Arab Spring, the rise of ISIS and terrorism ignite the debate on studying conflict and natural resources. Uniquely, the book discusses the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 

  • China in Africa

    Strategic Motives and Economic Interests

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    China’s expansion and growing influence in Africa is arguably the most remarkable global political and economic development in the 21st century. China’s foray into Africa started in the late 1990s, propelled by its desire to obtain new sources of raw materials and energy for its economic growth, as…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 

  • Russia's Geoeconomic Strategy for a Greater Eurasia

    By Glenn Diesen

    Moscow has progressively replaced geopolitics with geoeconomics as power is recognised to derive from the state’s ability to establish a privileged position in strategic markets and transportation corridors. The objective is to bridge the vast Eurasian continent to reposition Russia from the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Europe's Union in Crisis

    Tested and Contested

    Edited by Brigid Laffan

    The European Union faces a set of inter-related crises that it struggles to contain and address. By exploring how the EU responds to crises and conflict, this volume addresses both its resilience and vulnerability. The EU faces significant challenges: European integration is increasingly…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    West European Politics

  • Japan's Security and Economic Dependence on China and the United States

    Cool Politics, Lukewarm Economics

    By Keisuke Iida

    With the rise of China, Japan and many East Asian countries are caught between maximizing profit from economic ties with her, and strengthening alliances with the United States to prevent China from overpowering them. Liberals and realists thus debate over the likelihood of either security tensions…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Politics in Asia

  • Speaking With a Single Voice

    The EU as an effective actor in global governance?

    Edited by Eugénia da Conceição-Heldt, Sophie Meunier

    Under what conditions does the internal cohesiveness of the European Union determine its external effectiveness on the world stage? This book asks this question, investigating the frequent political assumption that the more cohesive the EU presents itself to the world, the more effective it is in…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Multipolar Globalization

    Emerging Economies and Development

    By Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Like a giant oil tanker, the world is slowly turning. The rapid growth of economies in Asia and the global South has led to a momentous shift in the world order, leaving much of the traditional literature on globalization behind. Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development is the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Rethinking Development

  • Governance and Knowledge

    The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas

    Edited by Helge Hveem, Carl Henrik Knutsen

    This book examines the politics of technology, and provides a detailed analysis of developments and debates within the European Union, international trade and governance. An important empirical contribution to the literature on the relations between politics and technology, this volume contains…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • 21st Century Cooperation

    Regional Public Goods, Global Governance, and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Antoni Estevadeordal, Louis W. Goodman

    This edited volume explains the importance of regional public goods (RPGs) for sustainable development and shows why they are particularly important in the context of 21st-century international relations. By presenting a new and original data set and by presenting original essays by renowned…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 

  • China’s Eurasian Pivot

    The Silk Road Economic Belt

    By Raffaello Pantucci, Sarah Lain

    This Whitehall Paper is an examination of China’s relations over its western borders, looking at the interplay between China’s relations with South and Central Asia, and its relations with other great adjacent powers. Based on a two-year research project that included travel and workshops in South…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17
    Whitehall Papers

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