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  • The Trilateral Commission and Global Governance

    Informal Elite Diplomacy, 1972-82

    By Dino Knudsen

    This book provides the first analysis of the Trilateral Commission and its role in global governance and contemporary diplomacy. In 1973, David Rockefeller and Zbigniew Brzezinski founded the Trilateral Commission. Involving highly influential people from business and politics in the US, Western…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Cold War History

  • The Making of China's Foreign Policy in the 21st century

    Historical Sources, Institutions/Players, and Perceptions of Power Relations

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This book is a study of the making of foreign policy of China, a rising power in the 21st century. It examines three sets of driving forces behind China’s foreign policy making. One is historical sources, including the selective memories and reconstruction of the glorious empire with an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 

  • India-US Relations in the Age of Uncertainty

    An uneasy courtship

    By B. M. Jain

    In the initial phase of the Obama administration, India’s ruling class and strategic community formed a perception that the spirit of strategic partnership between the two countries might be diluted since China loomed large in the priorities of this administration. Despite occasional hiccups in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • New Regional Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific

    Drivers, Dynamics and Consequences

    Edited by Priya Chacko

    During the last twenty years, a process of proliferating transnational trade, investment and production linkages has emerged in the area between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The emergence of this area of interdependence and interaction and its potential impact on global order has captured the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Diplomatic Style and Foreign Policy

    A Case Study of South Korea

    By Jeffrey Robertson

    The book explores diplomatic style and its use as a means to provide analytical insight into a state’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on South Korea. Diplomatic style attracts scant attention from scholars. It is dismissed as irrelevant in the context of diplomacy’s universalism;…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • China’s International Relations and Harmonious World

    Time, Space and Multiplicity in World Politics

    By Astrid Nordin

    As scholars and publics look for alternatives to what is understood as a violent Western world order, many claim that China can provide such an alternative through the Chinese dream of a harmonious world. This book takes this claim seriously and examines its effects by tracing the notion across…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 

  • Domestic Role Contestation, Foreign Policy, and International Relations

    Edited by Cristian Cantir, Juliet Kaarbo

    Despite the increase in the number of studies in International Relations using concepts from a role theory perspective, scholarship continues to assume that a state’s own expectations of what role it should play on the world stage is shared among domestic political actors. Cristian Cantir and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • The ‘Long 1970s’

    Human Rights, East-West Détente and Transnational Relations

    By Poul Villaume, Rasmus Mariager

    Today it is widely recognised that the 'long 1970s' was a decisive international transition period during which traditional, collective-oriented socio-economic interest and welfare policies were increasingly replaced by the more individually and neo-liberally oriented value policies of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 

  • Spain, the EU and the Mediterranean

    From 1985 to the Arab Spring

    By Ivan Ureta

    How did Spain develop its diplomatic strategies and mechanisms in the Mediterranean to gain diplomatic influence, international recognition and power? How successful were the country’s leaders in balancing the desire to exert independent regional influence with maintaining working relationships…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 

  • U.S. Security Cooperation with Africa

    Political and Policy Challenges

    By Robert J. Griffiths

    As Africa’s strategic importance has increased over the past decade and a half, United States security cooperation with the continent has expanded. The most visible dimension of this increased engagement was the establishment of the U.S. Military Command for Africa (AFRICOM). Some critics are…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Strategic Culture, Securitisation and the Use of Force

    Post-9/11 Security Practices of Liberal Democracies

    By Wilhelm Mirow

    This book investigates, and explains, the extent to which different liberal democracies have resorted to the use of force since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The responses of democratic states throughout the world to the September 2001 terrorist attacks have varied greatly. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

  • US Nation-Building in Afghanistan

    By Conor Keane

    Why has the US so dramatically failed in Afghanistan since 2001? Dominant explanations have ignored the bureaucratic divisions and personality conflicts inside the US state. This book rectifies this weakness in commentary on Afghanistan by exploring the significant role of these divisions in the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15 

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