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  • Insuring Life

    Value, Security and Risk

    By Luis Lobo-Guerrero

    This book is a contribution to the scholarly engagement with the wider problem of governing through risk and the politics of uncertainty. It takes life insurance as an empirical site from which to ask: what is the kind of governance created through insurance an instance of, and how does it…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Global Indigenous Politics

    A Subtle Revolution

    By Sheryl Lightfoot

    This book examines how Indigenous peoples’ rights and Indigenous rights movements represent an important and often overlooked shift in international politics - a shift that powerful states are actively resisting in a multitude of ways. While Indigenous peoples are often dismissed as marginal…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Post-Politics in Context

    By Ali Riza Taskale

    As disciplines, Politics and International Relations remain dominated by ideas drawn from traditions of liberal internationalism and political realism in which political imagination is preoccupied with command and order, rather than with disruption and emancipation. Yet, they have failed to offer…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Researching War

    Feminist Methods, Ethics and Politics

    Edited by Annick T. R. Wibben

    Researching War provides a unique overview of varied feminist contributions to the study of war through case studies from around the world. Written by well-respected scholars, each chapter explicitly showcases the role of feminist methodological, ethical and political commitments in the research…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Securitisation of Climate Change

    Actors, Processes and Consequences

    By Thomas Diez, Franziskus von Lucke, Zehra Wellmann

    This book provides the first systematic comparative analysis of climate security discourses. It analyses the securitisation of climate change in four different countries: USA, Germany, Turkey, and Mexico. The empirical analysis traces how specific climate-security discourses have become dominant,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • China’s International Relations and Harmonious World

    Time, Space and Multiplicity in World Politics

    By Astrid Nordin

    As scholars and publics look for alternatives to what is understood as a violent Western world order, many claim that China can provide such an alternative through the Chinese dream of a harmonious world. This book takes this claim seriously and examines its effects by tracing the notion across…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest?

    Edited by Ien Ang, Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Phillip Mar

    Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest? is the first book bringing together, from the perspective of the cultural disciplines, scholarship that locates contemporary cultural diplomacy practices within their social, political, and ideological contexts, while examining the different forces…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Medieval Foundations of International Relations

    Edited by William Bain

    The purpose of this volume is to explore the medieval inheritance of modern international relations. Recent years have seen a flourishing of work on the history of international political thought, but the bulk of this has focused on the early modern and modern periods, leaving…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Relations Theory

  • The Transnational Politics of Higher Education

    Contesting the Global / Transforming the Local

    Edited by Meng-Hsuan Chou, Isaac Kamola, Tamson Pietsch

    This edited volume introduces readers to the relationship between higher education and transnational politics. It shows how higher education is a significant arena for regional and international transformation as well as domestic political struggle replete with unequal power relations. This volume…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Machiavelli's The Prince

    By John T. Scott

    Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince is one of the most influential works in the history of political thought and the adjective Machiavellian is well-known and perhaps even over-used. So why does the meaning of the text continue to be debated to the present day? And how does a contemporary reader get…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Political Leadership, Nascent Statehood and Democracy

    A comparative study

    By Ulrika Möller, Isabell Schierenbeck

    Do political leaders determine whether a polity will receive a democratic future or not? Research and advocates of democracy agree on the significance of political elites for democratization, yet there is a need for a more specific understanding of their role. This book develops a theory of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Nuclear Realism

    Global political thought during the thermonuclear revolution

    By Rens van Munster, Casper Sylvest

    What is a realist response to nuclear weapons? This book is animated by the idea that contemporary attempts to confront the challenge of nuclear weapons and other global security problems would benefit from richer historical foundations. Returning to the decade of deep, thermonuclear anxiety…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

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