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  • The Politics of Expertise in International Organizations

    How international bureaucracies produce and mobilize knowledge

    Edited by Annabelle Littoz-Monnet

    This edited volume advances existing research on the production and use of expert knowledge by international bureaucracies. Given the complexity, technicality and apparent apolitical character of the issues dealt with in global governance arenas, ‘evidence-based’ policy-making has imposed itself as…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Regional Intervention Politics in Africa

    Crisis, Hegemony, and the Transformation of Subjectivity

    By Stefanie Wodrig

    This book analyses regional interventions in African conflict spaces, by engaging with political discourse theory. Interventions are a performance of agency, but what happens if interventions are performed by forces that scholars have hardly ever considered as relevant agents in this regard? Based…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • The New United Nations

    International Organization in the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By John A Moore, Jerry Pubantz

    With a fresh look at challenges to the UN in Syria, Iran, Russia, and elsewhere, the second edition of this successful text highlights new international trends toward global governance, holistic democracy and human development, and progress on peacebuilding and counterterrorism. A comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge

  • Anarchy in the System

    Law and Power in a Global World

    By Lyana Francot

    Anarchy in the System: Law and Power in a Global World critically engages the belief that the state and law can bring about peaceful order. Globalisation itself puts into question this belief, as it reveals the inability of these essentially modern mechanisms to address contemporary conditions of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Obstacles to Peacebuilding

    By Graciana del Castillo

    Combining the insights of a seasoned practitioner with the academic rigor of a meticulous policy and risk analyst, del Castillo discusses the major obstacles to peacebuilding that need to be removed before war-torn countries can move towards peace, stability, and prosperity. As a new UN…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • UN Peacekeeping Doctrine in a New Era

    Adapting to Stabilisation, Protection & New Threats

    Edited by Cedric de Coning, Chiyuki Aoi, John Karlsrud

    This edited volume offers a thorough review of peacekeeping theory and reality in contemporary contexts, and aligns the two to help inform practice. Recent UN peacekeeping operations have challenged the traditional peacekeeping principles of consent, impartiality and the minimum use of force. The…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • International Intervention and State-making

    How Exception Became the Norm

    By Selver B. Sahin

    This book analyses the changing dynamics of sovereignty resulting from contemporary international state-building interventions. It aims to highlight how the exercise of ‘exceptional’ forms of power by intervening agencies impacts on the sovereign capacity of intervened states. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Who Participates in Global Governance?

    States, bureaucracies, and NGOs in the United Nations

    By Molly Ruhlman

    Why are non-state actors sometimes granted participation rights in international organizations? This book argues that IOs, and the states that compose them, systematically pursue their interests when granting participation rights to NSAs. This book demonstrates that NSAs have long been…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Writing Global Trade Governance

    Discourse and the WTO

    By Michael Strange

    Writing Global Trade Governance operationalises a key post-structuralist methodology in order to expand understanding on the institution at the heart of the global political economy. Despite the WTO’s centrality and the growing popularity of methods utilizing discourse theory, no other text has yet…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    As a fast growing global peasant movement with members in 80 countries around the world, La Vía Campesina (LVC) has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalization of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of peasants in the processes of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Nuclear Multilateralism and Iran

    Inside EU Negotiations

    By Tarja Cronberg

    Drawing on the author's personal experience, this book presents an insider’s chronology and policy analysis of the EU's role in the nuclear negotiations with Iran. The European Union strives to be a global player, a "soft power" leader that can influence international politics and state behavior.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge

  • The Responsibility to Protect in International Law

    By Natalie Oman

    This book tracks the development of the emerging international legal principle of a responsibility to protect over the past decade. It contrasts the influential version of the principle introduced by the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty in 2001 with the more recent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge

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