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  • External Powers and the Arab Gulf Monarchies

    Edited by Li-Chen Sim, Jonathan Fulton

    Following the Arab Spring the Persian Gulf Monarchies, generally perceived as status quo actors reliant on the USA for their security, pursued more activist foreign policies, allowing other international powers to play a larger role in the area. This book analyses the changing dynamic in the region…

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

  • The Power of Developing Countries in International Trade

    Making Economic Partnership Agreements with the European Union

    By Peg Murray-Evans

    This book explains the outcome of the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs)  which confound materialist narratives equating trade power with market size. Advancing a constructivist conceptual approach, it explains the outcome of the EPAs and the agency of both weak and strong actors in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Rethinking Serbian-Albanian Relations

    Figuring out the Enemy

    Edited by Aleksandar Pavlović, Gazela Pudar Draško, Rigels Halili

    Challenging Serbian-Albanian hostility by reinvestigating recent and historical events and discourses, this volume identifies and elaborates common views, ideas and traditions. Scholars and intellectuals from Serbia, Kosovo and Albania put forward critically oriented initiatives and alternatives to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Southeast European Studies

  • Beyond Balkanism

    The Scholarly Politics of Region Making

    By Diana Mishkova

    In recent years western discourse of the Balkans, or 'balkanism', has risen in prominence. However, Western representations rarely pay much attention to Balkan self-understanding, instead often hinging on international power-politics and a hierarchical relationship between Western and Eastern…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism

    Collaborative Defence and Economic Security, 1945-75

    By Sue Thompson

    The Nixon or Guam Doctrine of 1969 stressed the importance of progress towards regional cooperation and Asian collective security, indicating that Asian countries themselves should take the initiative in creating programs in which the United States could participate. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy Toward China

    Two Perceptions of Order

    By Yutaka Kanda

    During the period 1960-1972, particularly in East Asia, Cold War international politics saw significant change from a bipolar structure, centring on the United States and Soviet Union, to a more complicated situation. After the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Washington and Moscow accelerated the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Politics in Asia

  • The New International Relations of Sub-Regionalism

    Asia and Europe

    Edited by Hidetoshi Taga, Seiichi Igarashi

    In the context of the end of the Cold War and the spread of globalism, sub-regions are attracting attention as new social units of international society never before observed. In the "second wave" of regionalism that became active in the 1980s, a new regionalism, which differed qualitatively from…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Crises in the Post‐Soviet Space

    From the dissolution of the Soviet Union to the conflict in Ukraine

    Edited by Tina Olteanu, Felix Jaitner, Tobias Spöri

    The breakup of the Soviet Union led to the creation of new states and territorial conflicts of different levels of intensity. Scrutinising the post‐Soviet period, this volume offers explanations for both the frequency and the intensity of crises in the region. This book argues that the societies…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Post-Soviet Politics

  • China’s Regions in an Era of Globalization

    By Tim Summers

    The rise of China has been shaped and driven by its engagement with the global economy during a period of intensified globalization, yet China is a continent-sized economy and society with substantial diversity across its different regions. This means that its engagement with the global economy…

    Paperback – 2018-06-14 

  • The International Politics of the Asia Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Politics in Asia

  • Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese social discourses on peace, war and justice. The perspective of political sociology provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Japan's Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia

    Narratives and Historical Experiences of the Occupiers

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942-1945). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative - military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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