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  • The United Nations as a Knowledge System

    By Nanette Svenson

    This book seeks to explore how the UN has generated, warehoused, disseminated, structured, packaged, expanded, transferred and leveraged its vast resources of accumulated information and experience throughout the decades and, particularly, since the start of the 21st century with the introduction…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Rethinking Authority in Global Climate Governance

    How transnational climate initiatives relate to the international climate regime

    By Thomas Hickmann

    In the past few years, numerous authors have highlighted the emergence of transnational climate initiatives, such as city networks, private certification schemes, and business self-regulation in the policy domain of climate change. While these transnational governance arrangements can surely…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

  • World Trade Organization (WTO)

    Law, Economics, and Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Bernard M. Hoekman, Petros C. Mavroidis

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) is one of the most important international organizations in existence today. It contains a set of disciplines that affect the ability of governments to impose trade restrictions, and has helped to support the steady expansion of international trade since the 1950s…

    Paperback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Reassessing the Responsibility to Protect

    Conceptual and Operational Challenges

    Edited by Brett R. O'Bannon

    This book explores conceptual and operational questions regarding the development and implementation of the Responsibility to Protect. The mass atrocity norm known as the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) has enjoyed meteoric success since the concept was introduced in 2001. But perhaps precisely…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

  • Routledge Handbook of Private Security Studies

    Edited by Rita Abrahamsen, Anna Leander

    This new Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of current research on private security and military companies, comprising essays by leading scholars from around the world. The increasing privatization of security across the globe has been the subject of much debate and controversy, inciting…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Nonproliferation Policy and Nuclear Posture

    Causes and Consequences for the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

    Edited by Neil Narang, Erik Gartzke, Matthew Kroenig

    This volume examines the causes and consequences of nuclear postures and nonproliferation policies. The real-world importance of nuclear weapons has led to the production of a voluminous scholarly literature on the causes and consequences of nuclear weapons proliferation. Missing from this…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Non-State Challenges in a Re-Ordered World

    The Jackals of Westphalia

    Edited by Stefano Ruzza, Anja P Jakobi, Charles Geisler

    There is a sprawling scholarship on violence, crime, and corrupt state rule; yet few have interpreted these challenges as transformative at the global scale and as a potential source of alternative, non-state, legitimacy. This volume challenges "Westphalian conservativism" in a provocative yet…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Security

    Edited by Mary Martin, Taylor Owen

    This Handbook will serve as a standard reference guide to the subject of human security, which has grown greatly in importance over the past twenty years. Human security has been part of academic and policy discourses since it was first promoted by the UNDP in its 1994 Human Development Report.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge

  • The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors

    Distance in international law

    By Machiko Kanetake

    This book analyses the regulatory development for the UN Security Council’s exercise of authority with an original perspective of ‘proximity’-- a concept that refers to the ‘distance’ between the UN Security Council’s authority to maintain ‘international’ peace and security on the one hand, and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • A Practice of Ethics for Global Politics

    Ethical Reflexivity

    By Jack L. Amoureux

    What kind of ethics in world politics is possible if there is no foundation for moral knowledge or global reality is at least complex and contingent? Furthermore, how can an ethics grapple with difference, a persistent and confounding feature for global politics? This book responds to the call for…

    Hardback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea, first published in 1985, is one of the few comprehensive treatments on the subject from a strategic perspective. It offers a detailed strategic analysis of the background and outcome of the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea, and its naval implications. The…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Justice and Security Reform

    Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone

    By Lisa Denney

    Justice and Security Reform: Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone undertakes a deep contextual analysis of the reform of the country’s security and justice sectors since the end of the civil war in 2002. Arguing that the political and bureaucratic nature of development…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

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