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  • Varieties of Fragility: Implications for Aid and State-building

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources thus are devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Reconfiguration of the Global South

    Africa and Latin America and the 'Asian Century'

    Edited by Eckart Woertz

    Since the 1980s there has been a steady shift from West to East in the international system, economically, politically and culturally. Emerging markets in Asia have moved up the value chain of industrial production processes, while the share of Western industrialized countries in global gross…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge
    Europa Regional Perspectives

  • The Public Policy Process

    7th Edition

    By Michael Hill, Frederic Varone

    The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy-making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • South African Foreign Policy

    Identities, Intentions, and Directions

    Edited by David R Black, David Hornsby

    This book considers the identity, direction, and intentions embodied in post-apartheid South African Foreign Policy. It aims to deepen the understanding of this evolving post-apartheid foreign policy through an exploration of the nature and trajectory of key bilateral relationships from both the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Pakistan's Democratic Transition

    Change and Persistence

    Edited by Ishtiaq Ahmad, Adnan Rafiq

    Politics in Pakistan has traditionally been understood in the context of civil-military relationship. In May 2013, for the first time in history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to another civilian government. In view of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Development in an Era of Neoliberal Globalization

    Edited by Henry Veltmeyer

    This book analyses the progress and failures of capitalist development against the backdrop of an increasingly globalised world economy organised on neoliberal principles. It brings together eminent writers on the political economy of international development such as Kari Polanyi-Levitt, Norman…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Japan's Ainu Minority in Tokyo

    Diasporic Indigeneity and Urban Politics

    By Mark K. Watson

    This book is about the Ainu, the indigenous people of Japan, living in and around Tokyo; it is, therefore, about what has been pushed to the margins of history. Customarily, anthropologists and public officials have represented Ainu issues and political affairs as limited to rural pockets of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Theorising the European Union as an International Security Provider

    Edited by Annemarie Peen Rodt, Richard Whitman, Stefan Wolff

    The European Union has increasingly taken on a role as international security provider that extends beyond the geographical scope of its membership. This is clear from the wide range of military and civilian crisis management missions that the Union has undertaken, but also identifiable through its…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge

  • The EU-Russia Borderland

    New Contexts for Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Heikki Eskelinen, Ilkka Liikanen, James W. Scott

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union, there were high hopes of Russia’s "modernisation" and rapid political and economic integration with the EU. But now, given its own policies of national development, Russia appears to have ‘limits to integration’. Today, much European political discourse again…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • East Asian Regionalism

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Fully updated and revised throughout, this new edition explores the various ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Business and Conflict in Fragile States

    The Case for Pragmatic Solutions

    By Brian Ganson, Achim Wennmann

    Large-scale investments in fragile states – in Latin America, Africa, the former Soviet Union and Asia – become magnets for conflict, which undermines business, development and security. International policy responds with regulation, state-building and institutional reform, with poor and often…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

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