First as Ambassador to the UN, and then as Special Envoy for Iraq, the UK's highest authority on the ground, Sir Jeremy Greenstock was centre stage in the tumultuous days leading up to the Iraq war and witnessed first-hand its tremendous impact. This book is a record of what he saw.
Don't Panic, I'm Islamic: Words and Pictures on How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Alien Next Door is a collection of satirical writings, cartoons and art by writers and artists from around the world.
With 30% new content, including a new chapter on poststructuralism, this introduction now covers everything needed to accompany a student through their IR Theory module and to be a resource that they can keep coming back to throughout their studies
Praised for achieving significant breadth and depth of coverage of all the key themes of IR, this introduction is also full of a range of features and techniques - including a wide range of contemporary case studies and reflection boxes - to help students become adept at the subject quickly and easily
Designed to appeal to teachers and students of international relations and political theory, this exciting, user-friendly text explores some of the ethical dimensions of some of the most complex problems in world politics.
Palestine: The Reality is a vivid and personal account of the birth and significance of the Balfour Declaration, by a journalist, J.M.N. Jeffries who was intimately familiar with the dramatis personae in the story and with the relevant documents, some revealed in the book for the first time.
The most comprehensive introduction to the EU's role in the international system, written by a team of international experts, and incorporating the study of the EU's world role into the wider field of international relations, this book is the key text for anyone wishing to understand the EU's external relations.
This is a major new edition of a highly-regarded textbook on International Relations theory which combines deep analysis into the diversity of thought within the major scholarly traditions and the guidance for students on doing their own theorising.
Drawing attention to the principles which guide - or should guide - this kind of work, as well as using practical examples throughout, the book covers a uniquely wide range of issues in peacebuilding - from transitional justice and disarmament to security sector reform and human rights.
The fifth edition of this bestselling textbook offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to International relations and has been fully updated to cover the dramatic changes in recent world politics.
By combining the analysis of the key themes, actors, and issues with the history of the region, and insights from a leading team of international experts, International Relations of the Middle East provides the definitive guide to the subject.
This major new text provides an accessible yet intellectually rigorous introduction to contemporary Security Studies. An accessible, yet intellectually rigorous, overview of contemporary Security Studies, serving as the perfect introduction to the latest research on security discourses, threats and technologies.
This dictionary is renowned for its authoritative and clear explanations of political terms, as well as its impressive coverage of international relations, heavily expanded for this edition. It remains an essential A-Z guide to political terminology and theory.
The story of surveillance in Britain and the United States - from the detective agencies of the late nineteenth century to the era of wikileaks and the Snowden revelations in the twenty-first. The first history of its kind - and a salutary assessment of the dangers of the surveillance society in which we live today.
The European Union finds itself at a critical juncture; not only has the deepening crisis in the eurozone weakened the EU s internal structure, it has impacted significantly on its international image and external relations.
This second edition of European Union Politics provides an authoritative introduction to all aspects of politics and policy in the EU. It gives readers a sense of the colour and flavour of EU politics, while systematic coverage of different theoretical perspectives encourages a more sophisticated understanding of the EU's development and function.
An exciting, challenging new way to approach the study of world politics, this book focusses on the multifaceted nature of concepts and systematically explains them in a clear, critical and engaging way
How does it feel to be constantly regarded as a potential threat, strip-searched at every airport? Or be told that, as an actress, the part you're most fitted to play is 'wife of a terrorist'? How does it feel to have words from your native language misused, misappropriated and used aggressively towards you?
In May 1997, the then UK Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook, famously said that foreign policy should have 'an ethical dimension', and that the Labour Government would 'put human rights at the heart of foreign policy'.
Through the lens of the most devastating food crises in modern history - the Gorta Mor of British-ruled Ireland, the great famine of British-ruled Bengal in 1943, and the string of famines that plagued Ethiopia during the 1970s and 1980s, this title discusses the history of three of the terrible famines in modern times.
The 4th edition of this best-selling text provides a lively introduction to International Relations theory. It has been comprehensively updated throughout and has new chapters on agency, structure and the state in IR and the emerging shape of 21st century international politics.
This is an introduction to, and interpretation and reassessment of, the nature of foreign policy in the light of changing political conditions, international and domestic. It argues that despite the forces of globalization foreign policy is an essential part of the life of any state.
An account of the five dramatic counterrevolutions that occurred in 1979, showing how the combined forces unleashed by Deng Xiaopeng, Margaret Thatcher, the Pope, the Iranian Ayatollah, and the Afghan mujahedin set the stage for the 21st century. It offers a new argument about the hinge on which the twentieth century turned.