International Relations Theory Products

  • Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror

    Sensible Interventions

    By Jenifer Chao

    Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror: Sensible Interventions offers a fresh account of the enduring cultural legacies of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and the global war on terror through the critical lens of cultural resistance. It assesses the intersecting ways that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Why Nations Realign

    Foreign Policy Restructuring in the Postwar World

    By Kal Holsti

    This book, originally published in 1982, analyzes the process of radical foreign policy change – how states restructure their foreign relations, and why they do so. Using a common analystical framework, the authors examine Bhutan, Burma, Canada, Child, China and Tanzania. They distinguish between…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: International Relations

  • International Cultural Relations

    By J. M. Mitchell

    This book, originally published in 1986, analyses and describes the significance of cultural relations in international affairs. It traces the beginnings of cultural relations in the 19th century and their evolution. Consideration is given to the nature and organization of global ‘cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: International Relations

  • The Reason of States

    A Study in International Political Theory

    Edited by Michael Donelan

    Originally published in 1978, this book examines how the states-system grew over generations, first within Europe, then world wide and how the idea of the state came to monopolise our vision of the world. It discusses the grounds for the division of humanity into separate states in reason and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: International Relations

  • Building Security in Post-Conflict States

    The Domestic Consequences of Security Sector Reform

    Edited by Ursula Schroeder, Fairlie Chappuis

    Support for security and justice institutions has become a crucial instrument of international engagement in fragile and conflict-affected states. In attempts to shore up security as a precondition for sustainable peace, international actors have become deeply engaged in reforming the security…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 

  • The Idea of Failed States

    Community, Society, Nation and Patterns of Cohesion

    By H. Christian Breede

    Why are some states able to deliver public services to their citizens while others cannot? Why are some states beset by internal conflict that leaves many impoverished? Much of what has become known as the failed states literature attempts to engage with these questions, but does so in way that…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 

  • Technology and World Politics

    An Introduction

    Edited by Daniel R. McCarthy

    This edited volume provides a convenient entry point to the cutting-edge field of the international politics of technology, in an interesting and informative manner. Technology and World Politics introduces its readers to different approaches to technology in global politics through a survey of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 

  • Politics of Visibility and Belonging

    From Russia´s “Homosexual Propaganda” Laws to the Ukraine War

    By Emil Edenborg

    In this book, Edenborg studies contemporary conflicts of community as enacted in Russian media, from the ‘homosexual propaganda’ laws to the Sochi Olympics and the Ukraine war, and explores the role of visibility in the production and contestation of belonging to a political community. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 

  • Negotiating Corruption

    NGOs, Governance and Hybridity in West Africa

    By Laura Routley

    Negotiating Corruption demands that we think again about corruption in Africa. It problematises the framing of African corruption as a phenomenon that emerges from a clash between two sets of norms. Moreover, it highlights the colonial legacies of this frame, which situates African corruption…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 

  • Emerging Powers in International Politics

    The BRICS and Soft Power

    Edited by Mathilde Chatin, Giulio Gallarotti

    The rise of large and rapidly growing nations is having a significant impact on the global order, as their expanding influence reshapes the structure of power in the international system. These emerging powers are increasingly asserting themselves as major actors on the global scene. Leading this…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 

  • Reinhold Niebuhr and International Relations Theory

    Realism beyond Thomas Hobbes

    By Guilherme Marques Pedro

    Examining international relations theory (IR), this book is devoted exclusively to the political thought of Reinhold Niebuhr. Focusing on the existential theology which lies at the basis of Reinhold Niebuhr’s theory of international politics, it highlights the ways in which Niebuhrian realism was…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge Research in International Relations Theory

  • Order Wars and Floating Balance

    How the Rising Powers Are Reshaping Our Worldview in the Twenty-First Century

    By Andreas Herberg-Rothe, Key-young Son

    A sense of order has irreversibly retreated at the turn of the twenty-first century with the rise of such ancient civilizations as China and India and the militant resurgence of Islamic groups. The United States and like-minded states want to maintain the once-dominant international and global…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

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