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.
'This is an excellent text as a starting point for students studyign terrorism. there is a wide coverage of terrorism activity at a global level. This is supported with excellent theoretical moduels. This is text is a must for any programme that covers terorism' - Dr David Lowe School of Law, Liverpool John Moores University
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
The new edition of this classic work revises and examines the diplomatic practice of the last thirty years. It provides a comprehensive analysis of all areas of diplomacy, including its history, diplomatic immunities, and features new sections on international organisations and terrorism, making it an indispensable guide for anyone in the field.
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.
The fourth edition of this successful textbook has been revised and updated in light of recent events, and includes a new chapter on the rise of cyberpower. Its comprehensive coverage of issues of war and peace such as terrorism, intelligence, and weapons of mass destruction makes it the major strategic studies textbook in the field.
Written by leading figures in the field, the third edition of this successful text provides an up-to-date and comprehensive account of all the major theories of international relations, supporting them with case study examples.
Fully revised, the second edition of this popular text provides an incisive and accessible survey of the key issues in world politics. Written by an international team of experts, the text includes new chapters on the media and international law, as well as updated chapters on pressing issues such as climate change and resource security.
Includes stories of people who have been trafficked, smuggled or duped into the UK to find themselves stripped of their passports and money, locked in cramped rooms, shackled involuntarily to work as domestic servants, brothel workers, fruit pickers or construction workers, beaten, raped and psychologically abused.
Drawing on demographic research and considering questions of multiculturalism, nationalism and terrorism, this title examines the implications of the decline in liberal secularism as religious conservatism rises and what this means for the future of western modernity.
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?
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.
THE STATE WE'RE IN affected government policy, THE WORLD WE'RE IN affects us all as we decide on Britain's future. 'Will Hutton's ability to articulate contemporary anxieties borders on genius' Martin Wolf, PROSPECT
In Lawfare, author Orde Kittrie's draws on his experiences as a lawfare practitioner, US State Department attorney, and international law scholar in analyzing the theory and practice of the strategic leveraging of law as an increasingly powerful and effective weapon in the current global security landscape.
This text examines foreign policy in relation to "change and transformation". It discusses traditional assumptions about foreign policy and foreign policy-making, and develops a framework to facilitate analysis of the challenges faced by foreign policy-makers in the late 1990s.
This volume is a lively and scholarly illustrated account of the tumultuous events in key countries in the Middle East and North Africa during and since the period of the Arab Spring that began in December 2010.
During the ongoing global financial crisis, a lack of moral and ethical leadership in society has been exposed. The Most Reverend Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury and Larry Elliott, The Guardian, bring together their thoughts on the issues of ethics and morality in business, with contributions from leading business figures.
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'.
An accessible yet authoritative introduction to international relations and its enduring questions. Innovative features help students navigate the 'levels of analysis', view the world from multiple perspectives, and make connections between theory and practice, past and present and aspirations and reality.
Authored by the expert in the field, the content of this book takes an IPE approach, covers practical as well as theoretical issues, and encourages critical analysis of globalisation by considering alternative approaches.
Moving from conventional accounts of the society of states to non-state-centric understandings of global politics, this book presents readers with a state-of-the-art overview of international political theory.