International Relations Theory Products

  • Western Dominance in International Relations?

    The Internationalisation of IR in Brazil and India

    By Audrey Alejandro

    Since the 1970’s, a "critical" movement has been developing in the humanities and social sciences denouncing the existence of a "Western dominance" over the worldwide production and circulation of knowledge. However, thirty years after the emergence of this promising agenda in International…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Writing the Self and Transforming Knowledge in International Relations

    The Politics of Liminality

    By Erzsebet Strausz

    The book emerges from within the everyday knowledge practices of International Relations (IR) scholarship and sets out to explore the potential of experimental writing as a form of resistance, an alternative source of ‘knowledge’ and a mode of self-crafting and subject formation within the modern…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 

  • US-China Competition and the South China Sea Disputes

    Edited by Huiyun Feng, Kai He

    Traditionally, the South China Sea (SCS) issue was not on the negotiation table between the United States and China. However, the tensions between the United States and China over the SCS have gradually simmered up to a strategic level. Why and how did the SCS become a flashpoint between the United…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03 
    Politics in Asia

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 

  • Routledge Handbook of Ethics and International Relations

    Edited by Brent J. Steele, Eric Heinze

    International Ethics, once considered along the margins of International Relations (IR), has emerged as one of the most eclectic and interdisciplinary research fields today.  Yet the same diversity that enriches the field of Ethics in International Affairs also makes it a difficult one to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 

  • Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

    By Various

    This set brings together a collection of key works about the International Relations of Japan. Written by a range of international experts, the titles cover the essential aspects of Japan’s postwar relationship to the outside world: its changing notion of its role in the international community,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Small States and Hegemonic Competition in Southeast Asia

    Pursuing Autonomy, Security and Development amid Great Power Politics

    By Chih-Mao Tang

    In the last few decades, Southeast Asia has become generally more peaceful and more prosperous, with progress in economic development, regional cooperation and integration. ASEAN in particular plays a leading role within and beyond the region in promoting multilateral cooperation in both security…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Routledge Revivals: Peacebuilding and National Ownership in Timor-Leste (2013)

    By Sukehiro Hasegawa

    Originally published in 2013, Peacebuilding and National Ownership in Timor-Leste is an insightful, analytical presentation of developments that took place in Timor-Leste from July 2002 to September 2006. It reflects an intimate knowledge of events during this period and provides a detailed focus…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 

  • The Emergence of Brazil to the Global Stage

    Ascending and Falling in the International Order of Competition

    By Francine Rossone De Paula

    How do discourses about Brazil’s emergence as a global actor at the beginning of the twenty-first century reinforce particular temporal and spatial formations that enable the perpetuation of international hierarchies? This volume argues that while the phenomenon of ‘emergence’ was celebrated as…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 

  • Raymond Aron and International Relations

    Edited by Olivier Schmitt

    At a time when the field of International Relations (IR) is diverting from grand theoretical debates, rediscovering the value of classical realism and exploring its own intellectual history, this book contributes to these debates by presenting a cohesive view of Raymond Aron’s theory of IR. It…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27 
    New International Relations

  • Ontopolitics in the Anthropocene

    An Introduction to Mapping, Sensing and Hacking

    By David Chandler

    The Anthropocene captures more than a debate over how to address the problems of climate change and global warming. Increasingly, it is seen to signify the end of the modern condition itself and potentially to open up a new era of political possibilities. This is the first book to look at the new…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23 
    Critical Issues in Global Politics

  • Vivir Bien as an Alternative to Neoliberal Globalization

    Can Indigenous Terminologies Decolonize the State?

    By Eija Ranta

    Presenting an ethnographic account of the emergence and application of critical political alternatives in the Global South, this book analyses the opportunities and challenges of decolonizing and transforming a modern, hierarchical and globally-immersed nation-state on the basis of indigenous…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    Rethinking Globalizations

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