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  • The Atlas of Human Rights

    Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fagan

    Human rights have become synonymous with legal, political, social and even economic justice - as a means of overcoming oppression and discrimination irrespective of nationality, class, creed, gender, ethnicity, or even ideological commitment. As global governments are increasingly using a threat of…

    Paperback – 2010-06-11
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • Conflicts in Environmental Regulation and the Internationalisation of the State

    Contested Terrains, 1st Edition

    By Ulrich Brand, Christoph Görg, Joachim Hirsch, Markus Wissen

    This book examines the global regulation of biodiversity politics through the UN UNConvention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the WTO and other international treaties. Using historical-materialist state and regulation theory, it assesses how the discourse and politics of sustainable development have…

    Paperback – 2010-06-10
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Scramble for Africa

    3rd Edition

    By M. E. Chamberlain

    In 1870 barely one tenth of Africa was under European control. By 1914 only about one tenth – Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and Liberia – was not. This book offers a clear and concise account of the ‘scramble’ or ‘race’ for Africa, the period of around 20 years during which European powers carved up…

    Paperback – 2010-06-10
    Seminar Studies

  • Everyday Practice of Race in America

    Ambiguous Privilege, 1st Edition

    By Utz McKnight

    An original contribution to political theory and cultural studies this work argues for a reinterpretation of how race is described in US society. McKnight develops a line of reasoning to explain how we accommodate racial categories in a period when it has become important to adopt anti-racist…

    Paperback – 2010-04-21
    Postcolonial Politics

  • An Introduction to International Relations Theory

    Perspectives and Themes, 3rd Edition

    By Jill Steans, Lloyd Pettiford, Thomas Diez, Imad El-Anis

    This long-awaited new edition has been fully updated and revised by the original authors as well as two new members of the author team. Based on many years of active research and teaching it takes the discipline's most difficult aspects and makes them accessible and interesting. Each…

    Paperback – 2010-03-25

  • The International Humanitarian Order

    1st Edition

    By Michael Barnett

    One of the genuinely remarkable but relatively unnoticed developments of the last half-century is the blossoming of an international humanitarian order – a complex of norms, informal institutions, laws, and discourses that legitimate and compel various kinds of interventions by state and nonstate…

    Paperback – 2009-12-04
    Security and Governance

  • IBSS: Political Science: 2008 Vol.57

    International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by The British Library of Political and Economic Science

    First published in 1952, the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (anthropology, economics, political science, and sociology) is well established as a major bibliographic reference for students, researchers and librarians in the social sciences worldwide.Key features:* Authority:…

    Hardback – 2009-11-04
    IBSS Political Science

  • Research Methods for Political Science

    Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, 2nd Edition

    By David E McNabb

    Thoroughly updated, more concise than the previous edition, and available for the first time in paperback, "Research Methods for Political Science" is designed to help students learn what to research, why to research, and how to research. The text integrates both quantitative and qualitative…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15

  • Rebuilding After Disasters

    From Emergency to Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gonzalo Lizarralde, Cassidy Johnson, Colin Davidson

    Disasters are not natural. Natural events such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, etc. become disasters because of the fragile relations that exist between the natural, human and built environments. Sadly, major disasters will always occur in towns and cities in the developing world where…

    Hardback – 2009-08-06

  • Federalism, Nationalism and Development

    India and the Punjab Economy, 1st Edition

    By Pritam Singh

    This book throws new light on the study of India's development through an exploration of the triangular relationship between federalism, nationalism and the development process. It focuses on one of the seemingly paradoxical cases of impressive development and sharp federal conflicts that have been…

    Paperback – 2009-04-21
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Political Systems of East Asia

    China, Korea, and Japan, 1st Edition

    By Louis D Hayes

    This innovative, interdisciplinary introduction to East Asian politics uses a thematic approach to describe the political development of China, Japan, and Koreas since the mid-nineteenth century and analyze the social, cultural, political, and economic features of each country. Unlike standard…

    Paperback – 2009-03-15

  • Show Me America

    1st Edition

    By Stuart A P Murray, Richard Worth, David C King

    Paperback – 2009-01-31

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