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  • Moral Obligations and Sovereignty in International Relations

    A Genealogy of Humanitarianism

    By Andrea Paras

    This project examines the history of humanitarianism in international relations by tracing the relationship between transnational moral obligation and sovereignty from the 16th century to the present. It answers the question: how has contemporary humanitarianism become the dominant framework for…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • The Decay of Western Civilisation and Resurgence of Russia

    Between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft

    By Glenn Diesen

    This book explores the cooperation and competition between Western and Russian civilisation and the rise of anti-establishment political forces both contesting the international liberal order and expressing the desire for closer relations with Russia. It proposes that that Western civilisation has…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Foucault, Biopolitics and Resistance

    By Lauri Siisiäinen

    Political resistance is flourishing. While Foucault has been and still is primarily known as a thinker of power and government/governmentality, there has been a growing interest to reread his work from the perspective of contentious political practice, resistance and social movements. Although…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Power of International Relations in the Iranian Nuclear Crisis

    Since the late 1990s, the sociology of IR has become a vibrant sub-field. Yet, despite its increasing popularity and sophistication, sociologists of IR have spent more attention understanding how knowledge is made in IR rather than what this knowledge does to international politics.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • On the Persistence of the Japanese ‘History Problem’

    Historicism and the International Politics of History

    By Hitomi Koyama

    August 15, 1945 marks both the end of the war in Japan and a day of liberation in Asia. More than half a century later, the contestation over how the history of World War II should be written continues and is referred to as Japan’s "history problem." How should Japan’s past as an imperial power be…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Tactical Constructivism as Methods

    Expression and Reflection

    Edited by Brent J. Steele, Harry Gould, Oliver Kessler

    This volume draws together accessible and sharp essays from established and rising stars in the field reflecting upon their use of methods, and how those methods relate to their training within, or familiarity with, Constructivism in International Relations. Contributors ‘express’ the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Decolonising Governance

    Archipelagic Thinking

    By Paul Carter

    Power may be globalized, but Westphalian notions of sovereignty continue to determine political and legal arrangements domestically and internationally: global issues - the legacy of colonialism expressed in continuing human displacement and environmental destruction- are thus…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Gender, Emancipation and Political Violence

    Rethinking the Legacy of 1968

    Edited by Sarah Colvin, Katharina Karcher

    This volume presents and interrogates both theoretical and artistic expressions of the revolutionary, militant spirit associated with "1968" and the aftermath, in the specific context of gender. The contributors explore political-philosophical discussions of the legitimacy of violence, the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Women, Global Protest Movements and Political Agency

    Rethinking the Legacy of 1968

    Edited by Sarah Colvin, Katharina Karcher

    This volume analyses and historicizes the memory of "1968", focusing on cultural memory of the powerful signifier "68", and women’s experience of revolutionary agency. After an opening interrogation of the historical and contemporary significance of "1968" – why does it still matter? how and why…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Emotional Motives in International Relations

    Between Rage and Ressentiment

    By Rupert Brodersen

    The study of emotions in International Relations is gaining wide-spread attention. Existing approaches have not given sufficient recognition to psychological motivation, and instead focused on rational actor model explanations concerning human aggression. This book explores the emotion of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Relations Theory

  • Assembling Exclusive Expertise

    Knowledge, Ignorance and Conflict Resolution in the Global South

    Edited by Anna Leander, Ole Waever

    This book looks at the worlding of the Global South in the process of assembling conflict resolution expertise. Anna Leander, Ole Waever and their contributors pursue this ambition by following the experts, institutions, databases and creative expressions that are assembled into conflict…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • The Two Worlds of Nineteenth Century International Relations

    The Bifurcated Century

    Edited by Daniel M Green

    This edited volume presents a new, grand and global narrative for international relations (IR) history for the pivotal nineteenth century. Typically considered by IR scholars to be largely a long century of relative peace after 1815, the contributors offer a re-conceptualization of patterns of IR…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

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