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  • The Democratic Quality of European Security and Defence Policy

    Between Practices of Governance and Practices of Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Evangelos Fanoulis

    Due to the increase of security challenges in the proximity of Europe, the prominence of the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) has augmented. This book is a systematic effort to empirically approach the democratic deficit of CSDP, to understand its social construction and propose ways…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ethnicity and Elections in Turkey

    Party Politics and the Mobilization of Swing Voters, 1st Edition

    By Gul Akdag

    Ethnicity and Elections in Turkey attempts to understand the mobilization strategies of incumbent parties to consolidate and increase their support among swing voters of an ethnic group. By analyzing the strategy of AKP on voters of Kurdish origin, it investigates the conditions under which it can…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law

    A Principled Approach, 1st Edition

    By Shireen Daft

    The concept of human security has emerged in international relations and policy as an idea which not only seeks to relocate the focus of international society on the individual, but also challenges the current priorities of the international community. In particular it places emphasis on promoting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Developing EU�Japan Relations in a Changing Regional Context

    A Focus on Security, Law and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Takao Suami, Takako Ueta, Nicholas Peeters, Frederik Ponjaert

    Relations between the EU and East Asia have consistently expanded in recent years, particularly between the EU and Japan. Against the background of negotiations on an economic and strategic partnership agreement, the EU–Japan relationship is set to become the single most comprehensive ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • China's Authoritarian Path to Development

    Is Democratization Possible?, 1st Edition

    By Liang Tang

    This book examines the various stages of China’s development, in the economic, social, and political fields, relating theories and models of development to what is actually occurring in China, and discussing how China’s development is likely to progress going forward. It argues that China’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Cool Nations

    Media and the Social Imaginary of the Branded Country, 1st Edition

    By Katja Valaskivi

    Nation branding is the most recent feature of imagined nation-making in the history of nations. Facing global competition, national decision-makers aim to distinguish their countries from others by means of branding. Quite a few nations have considered the term ‘cool’ suitable for describing some…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Industry and Work in Contemporary Capitalism

    Global Models, Local Lives?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Goddard, Susana Narotzky

    Throughout history and in every geographical location, the rise and fall of industry, which impact the fate of large populations, are tied to the development and cultural entanglement of particular models that are articulated with political power. Models are understood as knowledge devices –…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • International Institutions in World History

    Divorcing International Relations Theory from the State and Stage Models, 1st Edition

    By Laust Schouenborg

    This book presents a case for a basic reorientation of International Relations away from the state and towards the study of social institutions in the sense of patterned practices, ideas and norms/rules. IR has always suffered from a parochial occupation with the state and the Western system of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Government Formation and Minister Turnover in Presidential Cabinets

    Comparative Analysis in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcelo Camerlo, Cecilia Martínez-Gallardo

    Portfolio allocation in presidential systems is a central tool that presidents use to deal with changes in the political and economic environment. Yet, we still have much to learn about the process through which ministers are selected and the reasons why they are replaced in presidential…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Egyptian Foreign Policy From Mubarak to Morsi

    Against the National Interest, 1st Edition

    By Nael Shama

    Egyptian Foreign Policy from Mubarak to Morsi explores an area rarely touched upon by researchers, the relationship between regime security and the national interest. Concentrating on Egyptian foreign policy under President Hosni Mubarak, this book analyses how it was used to bolster his internal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Cargomobilities

    Moving Materials in a Global Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, John Urry

    Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Islamism and the West

    From "Cultural Attack" to "Missionary Migrant", 1st Edition

    By Uriya Shavit

    Offering a unique analysis of Islamist ideology, Islamism and the West attempts to explain how- and why-mainstream Islamist leaders have, for the past century, developed and canonized theories which depict theWest as engaged in a sophisticated conspiracy to undermine Muslim identity by cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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