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  • The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power

    Edited by Naren Chitty, Li Ji, Gary Rawnsley, Craig Hayden

    The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power is the first volume to offer a comprehensive and detailed picture of soft power and associated forms of public diplomacy. The terms soft power and public diplomacy have enormous currency in media and policy discourse, yet despite all the attention the terms…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • What Is Global Studies?

    Theory & Practice

    Edited by Manfred B. Steger, Amentahru Wahlrab

    What is Global Studies, and how does it relate to globalization? Responding to this frequently asked question, Manfred B. Steger and Amentahru Wahlrab provide the first comprehensive overview of this emerging field. Authoritative and accessible, this primer speaks to students and instructors…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Asymmetry and Deterrence

    Theory, Policy and History

    By Jan Ludvik

    This book offers a broader theory of nuclear deterrence and examines the way nuclear and conventional deterrence interact with non-military factors in a series of historical case studies. The existing body of literature largely leans toward the analytical primacy of nuclear deterrence and it is…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Evaluating Progress in International Relations

    How do you know?

    Edited by Annette Freyberg-Inan, Ewan Harrison, Patrick James

    This edited volume offers a systematic evaluation of how knowledge is produced by scholarly research into International Relations. The contributors explore three key questions: To what extent is scientific progress and accumulation of knowledge possible, what are the different accounts of how this…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Foreign Policy Analysis

    New Approaches, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Alden, Amnon Aran

    Building on the success of the first edition, this revised volume re-invigorates the conversation between foreign policy analysis and international relations. It opens up the discussion, situating existing debates in foreign policy in relation to contemporary concerns in international relations,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Security Without Weapons

    Rethinking violence, nonviolent action, and civilian protection

    By M. S. Wallace

    Few questions of global politics are more pressing than how to respond to widespread violence against civilians. Despite R2P proponents’ efforts to draw attention away from exclusively military responses, debates on humanitarian intervention and R2P’s "Third Pillar" still tend to boil down to two…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Role Theory and Role Conflict in U.S.-Iran Relations

    Enemies of Our Own Making

    By Akan Malici, Stephen G. Walker

    U.S.-Iran relations continue to be an international security problem in the Middle East. These two countries could have been friends, but instead they have become enemies. Stating this thesis raises the following questions: Why are the United States and Iran enemies? How and when did this…

    Paperback – 2016-09-16 
    Routledge
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • War, Police and Assemblages of Intervention

    Edited by Jan Bachmann, Colleen Bell, Caroline Holmqvist

    This book reflects on the way in which war and police/policing intersect in contemporary Western-led interventions in the global South. The volume combines empirically oriented work with ground-breaking theoretical insights and aims to collect, for the first time, thoughts on how war and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • 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 – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Friendship in Politics

    Theorizing Amity in and between States

    Edited by Preston King, Graham M. Smith

    Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this volume throws light on the place of friendship in politics by connecting theoretical questions to empirical answers. Today, friendship and politics are most commonly viewed as distinct and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31
    Routledge

  • International Political Sociology

    Transversal Lines

    Edited by Tugba Basaran, Didier Bigo, Emmanuel-Pierre Guittet, R. B. J. Walker

    This book presents an overview and evaluation of contemporary research in international political sociology (IPS). Bringing together leading scholars from many disciplines and diverse geographical backgrounds, it provides unprecedented coverage of the key concepts and research through which IPS has…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Political Sociology

  • The International in Security, Security in the International

    By Pinar Bilgin

    International Relations continues to come under fire for its relative absence of international perspectives. In this exciting new volume, Pinar Bilgin encourages readers to consider both why and how ‘non-core’ geocultural sites allow us to think differently about key aspects of global politics.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

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