International Relations Theory Products

  • Trade Unions and European Integration

    A Question of Optimism and Pessimism?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes M Kiess, Martin Seeliger

    Trade Unions under the Pressure of European Integration brings together pessimists and optimists on trade unionism under the contemporary pressures of European integration. The Great Recession has brought new attention to structural problems of the European integration process, specifically…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Videogames, Popular Culture and World Politics

    1st Edition

    By Nick Robinson

    Videogames matter and they matter for world politics. The aim of this book is to demonstrate the way in which games contribute to the evolution of global politics and to show how global politics contributes to the development of games. Robinson seeks to achieve this in two ways. First, he…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • The Production of Secrecy

    States of Opacity, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Walters

    Secrecy is everywhere. The recent spate of revelations concerning foreign policy and national security secrets confirm that secrecy remains a complex and irreducible feature in the political life and organization of liberal democracies. This text will put questions of the making and unmaking of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 

  • Hamas, the EU and the Palestinian Elections

    A Performance in Politics, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Charrett

    In January 2006 the EU responded to Hamas’s success in the Palestinian legislative elections by demanding that Hamas abide by three conditions in order for the movement to be recognised.  This response rejected opportunities for a diplomatic engagement between the EU and Hamas and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 

  • South Korean Identity and Global Foreign Policy

    Dream of Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Flamm

    In the 20th century, South Korea was usually seen as a ‘shrimp amongst whales’, a minor player with limited agency in regional and global affairs. Korea’s risen status as a ‘middle power’ today, however, begs the question about related changes in the South Korean identity or ‘sense of self’ in the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • Role Theory in the Middle East and North Africa

    Politics, Economics and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Yasemin Akbaba, Özgür Özdamar

    Since December 2010, a series of uprisings, revolutions, coups and civil wars have shaken up the Middle East and North Africa region. In this chaotic political environment, several countries have been trying to influence this regional transformation. The implications of this transformation are of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28 
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • Discourse and Affect in Foreign Policy

    Germany and the Iraq War, 1st Edition

    By Jakub Eberle

    Foreign and security policy have long been removed from the political pressures that influence other areas of policymaking. This has led to a tendency to separate the analytical levels of the individual and the collective. Using Lacanian theory, which views the subject as ontologically incomplete…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    New International Relations

  • Unravelling Liberal Interventionism

    Local Critiques of Statebuilding in Kosovo, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gëzim Visoka, Vjosa Musliu

    Despite calls for the decolonisation of knowledge, scholars who come from conflict-affected societies remained marginalised, excluded from the examination of the politics and impacts of liberal interventionism. This edited volume gives local scholars a platform from which they critically examine…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption

    1st Edition

    By Mathis Lohaus

    Corruption has long been identified as a governance challenge, yet it took states until the 1990s to adopt binding agreements combating it. While the rapid spread of anti-corruption treaties appears to mark a global consensus, a closer look reveals that not all regional and international…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Global Institutions

  • The Anarchist Imagination

    Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Levy, Saul Newman

    This is a broad ranging introduction to 21st century anarchism which includes a wide array of theoretical approaches as well as a variety of empirical and geographical perspectives. The book demonstrates how the anarchist imagination has influenced the humanities and social sciences including…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 

  • Emerging Powers in International Politics

    The BRICS and Soft Power, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 

  • Autonomy of Migration?

    Appropriating Mobility within Biometric Border Regimes, 1st Edition

    By Stephan Scheel

    Examining how migrants appropriate mobility in the context of biometric border controls, this volume mobilizes new analytics and empirics in the debates about the politics of migration and provides an analytically effective and politically significant tool for the study of contemporary migration.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 

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