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New and Published Books

  1. US Foreign Policy towards China, Cuba and Iran

    The Politics of Recognition

    By Greg Ryan

    Historically, the United States saw itself as embodying the best system of government with a foreign policy goal of bringing this system to the rest of the world. While Washington has, at times, dealt more realistically with other great powers at odds with this view, it has also attempted to...

    To Be Published August 18th 2017 by Routledge

  2. The Idea of Failed States

    Community, Society, Nation, and Patterns of Cohesion

    By H. Christian Breede

    Why are some states able to deliver public services to their citizens while others cannot? Why are some states beset by internal conflict that leaves many impoverished? Much of what has become known as the failed states literature attempts to engage with these questions, but does so in way that...

    To Be Published August 18th 2017 by Routledge

  3. African Border Disorders

    Addressing Transnational Extremist Organizations

    Edited by Olivier J. Walther, William F.S. Miles

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    Since the end of the Cold War, the monopoly of legitimate organized force of many African states has been eroded by a mix of rebel groups, violent extremist organizations, and self-defence militias created in response to the rise in organized violence on the continent. African Border Disorders...

    To Be Published August 18th 2017 by Routledge

  4. John Leighton Stuart’s Political Career in China

    By Hao Ping

    Series: China Perspectives

    In China, John Leighton Stuart (1876-1962) is a controversial figure occupying an important position in the history of modern China and Sino-U.S. relations. As a scholar and educator, Stuart loved Chinese culture and contributed much to the development of Chinese education. While as a missionary,...

    To Be Published August 18th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

    This set collects together a range of books that together examine a broad spectrum of issues relating to Kuwait. Two titles examine the key question of Kuwait’s reliance on immigrant labour; another analyses the growth and stability of the oil-dependent economy; other titles focus on aspects of...

    Published August 17th 2017 by Routledge

  6. The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria

    The Democratic Option of Islamism

    By Naomí Ramírez Díaz

    Series: Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

    Anyone who follows world events has heard of the Muslim Brotherhood. Usually considered a fundamentalist religious organisation opposed to secular regimes, the so-called Arab Spring began to challenge this conception, and showed the MB’s commitment to democratic principles and elections, albeit...

    Published August 17th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Population Theory in China

    Edited by H. Yuan Tien

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Professor Ma Yinchu’s New Population Theory was widely criticised and discredited in the early years of the People’s Republic of China. However, in 1979, the Chinese government began to accept his hypothesis that the country could not afford more than a 2% increase in population and agreed that the...

    Published August 16th 2017 by Routledge

  8. The Religious Problem with Religious Freedom

    Why Foreign Policy Needs Political Theology

    By Robert J. Joustra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    Rival understandings of the meaning and practice of the religious and the secular lead to rival public perspectives about religion and religious freedom in North America. This book explores how debates over the American Office of Religious Freedom and its International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA,...

    Published August 15th 2017 by Routledge

  9. From Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals

    Rethinking African Development

    Edited by Kobena T. Hanson, Korbla P. Puplampu, Timothy M. Shaw

    Series: The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

    Millennium development goals (MDGs) and sustainable development goals (SDGs) have significant implications for global development, in particular for African countries. This book seeks to assist Africa’s policy makers and political leaders, MNCs and NGOs, plus its increasingly heterogeneous media...

    Published August 15th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Federalism and Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Jan Erk

    The 1990s were marked by democratic reforms throughout Africa, which went in tandem with decentralization reforms. The chapters of the volume all highlight the gradual changes that have taken place since. Long-term structural uncodified factors – be it societal, economic, geographic, demographic –...

    Published August 15th 2017 by Routledge