Textbooks: Politics & International Relations

  • American Social Theory book cover

    American Social Theory

    By Charles Lemert

    Due to the importance of philosophy in the Enlightenment, European social theory has dominated discourses of theory to the present day. Yet, looking deeper, Americans have made important contributions from very different social and cultural perspectives. Drawing from Euro and American traditions…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 

  • Maritime Security and Operations book cover

    Maritime Security and Operations

    By Maria G. Burns

    Maritime Security and Operations is a primary text most suitable for use in military and coast guard academies, maritime and Homeland Security programs worldwide, port management, and marine law courses. This book identifies best practices policy and procedures based on the author’s extensive…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Social Problems: A Human Rights Perspective book cover

    Social Problems

    A Human Rights Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Bonds

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Surveillance book cover


    By Benjamin Goold

    PIN numbers, credit records, photo IDs and biometric measures play a central role in our daily lives. Instead of being mere by-products of public and private surveillance systems, such tokens of trust are now fundamental to surviving in modern society – so much so that our ‘surveillance profiles’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • Radiation Detection and Measurement: Concepts, Methods and Devices book cover

    Radiation Detection and Measurement

    Concepts, Methods and Devices

    By Douglas McGregor

    This text on radiation detection and measurement is a response to numerous requests expressed by students at various universities, in which the most popularly used books do not provide adequate background material, nor explain matters in understandable terms. This work provides a modern overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Geopolitics and Development book cover

    Geopolitics and Development

    By Marcus Power

    The focus of the book is both historical and contemporary, exploring the geopolitical enframing and imagination of development in key historical junctures such as the Cold War, the end of empire and the War on Terror but also examining what the rise of new state donors such as China, Brazil and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 

  • The Ethics of Immigration: An Introduction book cover

    The Ethics of Immigration

    An Introduction

    By Adam Hosein

    The Ethics of Immigration: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of immigration. Addressing important questions such as: Can states claim a right to control their borders and if so to what extent? How can you determine which…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    The Ethics of ...

  • African American Political Thought, 1890-1940: Washington, Du Bois, Garvey and Randolph book cover

    African American Political Thought, 1890-1940

    Washington, Du Bois, Garvey and Randolph, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Cary D. Wintz

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 

  • People and Their Opinions: Thinking Critically About Public Opinion book cover

    People and Their Opinions

    Thinking Critically About Public Opinion, 2nd Edition

    By Eric B. Shiraev, Richard Sobel

    Utilizing both a critical thinking approach and a comparative perspective throughout the text, Sobel and Shiraev provide comprehensive coverage of public opinion while also teaching students the basic skills necessary for measurement, understanding, and interpretation. Written in an accessible and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 

  • Corporate Sustainability in the 21st Century: Increasing the Resilience of Social-Ecological Systems book cover

    Corporate Sustainability in the 21st Century

    Increasing the Resilience of Social-Ecological Systems

    By Rafael Sardá Borroy, Stefano Pogutz

    Corporate sustainability needs a rethink. We have entered the human-influenced Anthropocene age, and we are witnessing accelerating changes in earth system processes. Businesses’ current initiatives, such as product innovation and pollution reduction, are not enough to combat the intensifying…

    Paperback – 2019-01-09 

  • Human Resource Management in Public Service Organizations book cover

    Human Resource Management in Public Service Organizations

    By Rona S. Beattie, Jennifer Waterhouse

    The latest instalment of the successful Routledge Masters in Public Management series: Human Resource Management in Public Service Organizations addresses a significant gap in texts that are available to practitioners and scholars of public sector management. There has been an extensive adoption of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07 
    Routledge Masters in Public Management

  • Global Politics: A New Introduction book cover

    Global Politics

    A New Introduction, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jenny Edkins, Maja Zehfuss

    The third edition of Global Politics: A New Introduction continues to provide a completely original way of teaching and learning about world politics. The book engages directly with the issues in global politics that students are most interested in, helping them to understand the key questions and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07 

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