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New and Published Books

  1. Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space

    Edited by Eva Louise Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores...

    Published October 19th 2017 by Routledge

  2. The Darkest Sides of Politics, II

    State Terrorism, “Weapons of Mass Destruction,” Religious Extremism, and Organized Crime

    By Jeffrey M. Bale

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics. Scholars should not ignore these "dark sides" of politics, however unpleasant they...

    Published October 17th 2017 by Routledge

  3. American Hegemony and the Rise of Emerging Powers

    Cooperation or Conflict

    Edited by Salvador Santino F. Regilme, James Parisot

    Series: Routledge Global Cooperation Series

    Over the last decade, the United States' position as the world's most powerful state has appeared increasingly unstable. The US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, non-traditional security threats, global economic instability, the apparent spread of authoritarianism and illiberal politics, together...

    Published October 16th 2017 by Routledge

  4. China–India Relations

    Cooperation and conflict

    Edited by Kanti Bajpai, Jing Huang, Kishore Mahbubani

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The question of whether China and India can cooperate is at the core of global geopolitics. As the two countries grow their economies, the potential for conflict is no longer simply a geopolitical one based on relative power, influence and traditional quarrels over land boundaries. This book...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Politics of Identity in Post-Conflict States

    The Bosnian and Irish experience

    Edited by Éamonn Ó Ciardha, Gabriela Vojvoda

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Ireland and the Balkans have come to represent divided and (re)united communities. They both provide effective microcosms of national, ethnic, political, military, religious, ideological and cultural conflicts in their respective regions and, as a result, they demonstrate real and imaginary...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Crisis and Promise in the Caribbean

    Politics and Convergence

    By Winston Dookeran

    Series: The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

    The Caribbean is made up of a complex, enigmatic region, characterised by great disparities in size, population, geography, history, language, religion, race and politics. This is a region in which harmony and discord work in tandem, trying to link economic logic with political logic. This book is...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Humanitarian NGOs, (In)Security and Identity

    Epistemic Communities and Security Governance

    By Andrea Schneiker

    Series: Global Security in a Changing World

    Increasingly humanitarian NGOs operate in the context of armed conflicts where the security risks are higher than in contexts of natural disaster. Working in Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka is particularly dangerous for humanitarians. This existential threat affects...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Brazil and Climate Change

    Beyond the Amazon

    By Viola Eduardo, Matías Franchini

    Climate change is increasingly a part of the human experience. As the problem worsens, the cooperative dilemma that the issue carries has become evident: climate change is a complex problem that systematically gets insufficient answers from the international system. This book offers an assessment...

    Published October 11th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Africa Under Neoliberalism

    Edited by Nana Poku, Jim Whitman

    Series: Contemporary African Politics

    The period since the 1980s has seen sustained pressure on Africa’s political elite to anchor the continent’s development strategies in neoliberalism in exchange for vitally needed development assistance. Rafts of policies and programmes have come to underpin the relationship between continental...

    Published October 10th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Manipulating Political Decentralisation

    Africa's Inclusive Autocrats

    By Lovise Aalen, Ragnhild L. Muriaas

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    Can autocrats establish representative subnational governments? And which strategies of manipulation are available if they would like to reduce the uncertainty caused by introducing political decentralisation? In the wake of local government reforms, several states across the world have introduced...

    Published October 10th 2017 by Routledge