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  • Why REDD will Fail

    By Jessica L. DeShazo, Chandra Lal Pandey, Zachary A. Smith

    Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) is an attempt to address climate change from one angle – paying developing countries to slow or stop deforestation and forest degradation. REDD is being trumpeted as a way to both mitigate climate change and assist countries with…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • NGOs and Global Trade

    Non-State Voices in EU Trade Policymaking

    By Erin Hannah

    In a deeply iniquitous world, where the gains from trade are distributed unevenly and where trade rules often militate against progressive social values, human health, and sustainable development, NGOs are widely touted as our best hope for redressing these conditions. As a critical voice of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26 
    Global Institutions

  • State Fragility Around the World

    Fractured Justice and Fierce Reprisal

    By Laurie A. Gould, Stephen Matthew Pate

    Failed and fragile governments often govern through the criminalization of otherwise inconsequential or tolerated acts. On the flipside, these weak states often use murder, kidnapping, and other violent or oppressive actions to maintain order and keep power. This volume provides an analysis of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    CRC Press

  • Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation

    Edited by Volker Heins, Kai Koddenbrock, Christine Unrau

    Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Critical Imaginations in International Relations

    Edited by Aoileann Ní Mhurchú, Reiko Shindo

    This exciting new text brings together in one volume an overview of the many reflections on how we might address the problems and limitations of a state-centred approach in the discipline of International Relations (IR). The book is structured into chapters on key concepts, with each providing an…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05 

  • Religious NGOs in International Relations

    The Construction of 'the Religious' and 'the Secular'

    By Karsten Lehmann

    Over the last 30 years, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have become increasingly present in international discourses and ?active in international decision-making. Among the estimated several million NGOs in existence today, an increasingly visible number of organizations are defining…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05 
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Toward a New Climate Agreement

    Conflict, Resolution and Governance

    Edited by Todd L. Cherry, Jon Hovi, David M. McEvoy

    Climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing the global community. Although most states agree that climate change is occurring and is at least partly the result of humans’ reliance on fossil fuels, managing a changing global climate is a formidable challenge. Underlying this challenge…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04 
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • History and Political Economy

    By David Baker

    The book examines the history and theoretical development of Political Economy, one of the most important scholarly disciplines to emerge from the European Enlightenment, and the subject which provided the basis for the later disciplines of Economics, Business Studies and International Political…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 

  • Environmental Politics and Governance in the Anthropocene

    Institutions and legitimacy in a complex world

    Edited by Philipp Pattberg, Fariborz Zelli

    The term Anthropocene denotes a new geological epoch characterized by the unprecedented impact of human activities on the Earth’s ecosystems. While the natural sciences have advanced their understanding of the drivers and processes of global change considerably over the last two decades, the social…

    Hardback – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

  • Global Nuclear Disarmament

    Strategic, Political, and Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Nik Hynek, Michal Smetana

    This book examines the issue of nuclear disarmament in different strategic, political, and regional contexts. This volume seeks to provide a rich theoretical and practical insight to one of the major topics in the field of international security: global abolishment of nuclear weapons. Renewed calls…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Digital Political Economy and Virtual Globalization

    Edited by Gillian Youngs

    This work brings prime concepts together that define the world we now live in – virtuality and globalization – to explain the nature of digital political economy. Its central focus is the interconnected exploration of the theoretically rich fields of virtuality and globalization studies to produce…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30 
    Routledge Research in Political Communication

  • Justice and World Order

    Reassessing Richard Falk's Scholarship and Advocacy

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, Henry F. Carey

    This volume seeks to critically assess the work of Richard A. Falk. Falk’s work has spanned nearly six decades. In numerous books, articles and opinion pieces, he has addressed key issues at the intersections of international law and relations. More specifically, Falk has offered powerful insights…

    Paperback – 2015-12-30 

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