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.
International Relations since 1945 is a comprehensive introduction to the global history of International Relations. The text has been fully updated for the third edition and features three new chapters covering Brexit, Trump, the rise of major powers in the Middle East, and the Syrian war.
Contemporary Peacemaking draws on recent experience to identify and explore the essential components of peace processes. The book is organized around five key themes in peacemaking: planning for peace; negotiations; violence on peace processes; peace accords; and peace accord implementation and post-war reconstruction.
* An accessible and comprehensive guide to international mediation for students, practitioners and general readers. * Provides an empirically rich history of post World War II mediation. * Draws on a wide range of compelling examples, from the Oslo Accords to civil conflict in Bosnia.
Integrating theory and case studies, this cogent text explores the processes and factors that shape foreign policy. Following a levels-of-analysis organization, Neack considers all elements that influence foreign policy, including the role of leaders, bargaining, national image, political culture, public opinion, the media, and nonstate actors.
Unrivalled coverage of IR theories from leading experts, featuring a new chapter that reflects on the historic marginalisation of global IR and a wide range of case studies that show readers how theory can be applied to address concrete political problems.
This is the perfect guide to conducting a research project in politics and international relations from start to finish, from formulating a research question and conducting a literature review to writing up and disseminating your work.
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.