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  • Employment Relations and Global Governance

    The Dialogue between the Global Unions and the IFIs

    By Yvonne Rueckert

    Globalization has driven many improvements in technology, communication and transport, but global economic and social challenges remain. Chief among these is the growing income inequality both within and between countries and a persistently high proportion of people living in poverty. While…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Human Rights in Democracies

    By Peter Haschke

    Violations of the right to the physical integrity of the person, such as torture, cruel and unusual punishment, extra-judicial executions, disappearances, and political imprisonment have long been treated as an anomaly in democratically governed societies. In the current literature on human rights,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • Routledge Handbook of Asia in World Politics

    Edited by Teh-Kuang Chang, Angelin Chang

    Asia is a complex and diverse continent, which has seen the scope and pace of transformation increase rapidly over the past thirty years. In turn, the economic growth and social change seen in the region, combined with new global security profiles and environmental challenges, have contributed to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Canada's Corruption at Home and Abroad

    Edited by Robert I. Rotberg, David Carment

    Although Canada is regarded as one of the least corrupt countries, this volume draws on wide ranging evidence and innovative research from scholars around the world to challenge this assumption. Corruption, defined as the "abuse of entrusted power for private gain," is often understood as being…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Rachel Marcus, Anita Ghimire, Grace Bentebya Kyomuhendo

    Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational, physical, psychosocial, familial, political and economic capabilities enable girls to reach their full potential and contribute to the wellbeing of their families and society. However, progress is still significantly…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Transboundary Water Governance and International Actors in South Asia

    The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin

    By Paula Hanasz

    International organisations such as the World Bank began to intervene in the transboundary water governance of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basin in the mid-2000s, and the South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI) is its most ambitious project in this regard. Yet neither SAWI nor other…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Sectarianism in the Contemporary Middle East

    Edited by Simon Mabon, Lucia Ardovini

    In recent years, the term sectarianism has been widely used to explain contemporary affairs across the Middle East and North Africa. A range of assumptions about the nature of sectarianism have become prevalent amongst scholars and policy makers who engage with these areas, in part driven by the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia

    Building a State without Citizens

    By Susanne Mulbah

    Post-conflict Liberia has been subjected to extensive international state-building, at some point hosting the largest and one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions in the world, and inflow of aid that exceeds in multiples the GDP. In order to understand the international state-building…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security

    By Jessica Duncan

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • UNHCR as a Surrogate State

    Protracted Refugee Situations

    By Sarah Deardorff Miller

    International organizations (IOs) that focus on refugees are finding themselves spread increasingly thin. As the scale of displacement reaches historic levels—protracted refugee situations now average 26 years—organizations are staying for years on end, often working well beyond their original…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Global Governance and China

    The Dragon’s Learning Curve

    Edited by Scott Kennedy

    This volume offers systematic analysis of China’s growing engagement in global governance institutions over the past three decades. During this period, China has gone from outsider to observer to insider. The volume is based on studies of Chinese involvement in a wide cross section of regimes,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

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