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Civil Resistance in the Arab Spring: Triumphs and Disasters

Hardback, 07/01/2016, £29.49
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.

Will Africa Feed China?

Hardback, 07/01/2016, £18.99
In this clear-eyed and incisive book, one of the world's leading authorities on China's relationship with Africa exposes the myths and realities of the so-called "Chinese land grab".

Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Hardback, 28/01/2016, £23.99
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.

Foreign Policy in a Transformed world

Paperback, 13/05/2002, £46.99
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.

Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must be Stopped

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £10.99
The stunning story of Russia's slide back into a dictatorship - and how the West is now paying the price for allowing it to happen.

Mission Accomplished?

Paperback, 30/07/2015, £11.99
When is intervention justified? Simon Jenkins here writes why the West needs to stay out of it.

Globalization, Institutions and Governance

Paperback, 26/10/2011, £30.99
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.

International Society, Global Polity: An Introduction to International Political Theory

Paperback, 11/12/2014, £28.99
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.


Paperback, 27/03/2014, £14.99
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.

Origins of NATO

Paperback, 01/06/1990, £19.99
This collection of papers by scholars from Britain, France, Germany, Holland and the United States highlights the complex and divergent nature of the diplomatic process that led to the conclusion of the North Atlantic Treaty in 1949.

Islamic State: The Digital Caliphate

Paperback, 17/10/2015, £9.99
Packed full of information, this book offers a unique and indispensable insight into the origins and operations of IS. Atwan, a well-known Arab journalist and expert on extremist groups, had exclusive access to militants close to IS and his findings are based on interviews with jihadists who were in the same cell as Baghdadi.

Foreign Policy in a Constructed World

7, 30/06/2001, £30.99
The fifth volume in this series applies states' actions in the world to the study of foreign policy. Part I introduces constructivism for foreign policy studies. Part II presents case studies of it's application and Part III reviews the results.

Clash of Civilizations: And the Remaking of World Order

Paperback, 05/06/2002, £9.99
The classic study of post-Cold War international relations, now even more relevant in the post-September 11 world.

Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics

Paperback, 01/06/2005, £12.99
What must the United States do to remain the global superpower--and stop alienating the rest of the world? The author of The Paradox of American Power has one clear answer: soft power.

Controversies in Globalization: Contending Approaches to International Relations 2ed

Paperback, 24/01/2013, £47.99
In this reader 15 pairs of scholars and practitioners address current and relevant questions in international relations through brief "yes" and "no" pieces

Future of Power

Paperback, 29/12/2011, £13.99
"Nye is a master of his field at the height of his powers."--Washington Post

Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising

Paperback, 17/05/2016, £12.99
In this sequel to his landmark exploration of the Arab uprisings, The People Want, Gilbert Achcar assesses the present stage of the revolutionary process and its possible outcomes.

Concepts in World Politics

Paperback, 09/08/2016, £29.99
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

Contemporary Conflict Resolution 4ed

Paperback, 12/02/2016, £28.99
Since the end of the Cold War, conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding have risen to the top of the international agenda.

Three Famines

Paperback, 20/09/2012, £13.99
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.

India: The Road Ahead

Paperback, 07/06/2012, £12.99
Since the Indian economy was liberated from bureaucratic, socialist controls in 1991, it has developed rapidly. Have the changes had any impact on the poor and marginalised? And, can India's democracy contain the mounting resentment of those left out of the economic order? This book answers such questions.

Everything Is Broken

Paperback, 07/07/2011, £8.99
The book that provides the fullest picture yet of what life inside Burma is really like.

Finding George Orwell In Burma

Paperback, 07/07/2011, £8.99
'Larkin's reportage on Burma is every bit as fascinating as Orwell's Burmese essays of the 1930s' - Observer

Neoclassical Realism and Defence Reform in Post-Cold War Europe

Hardback, 30/07/2010, £89.99
Dyson explains the convergence and divergence between British, French and German defence reforms in the post-Cold War era. He engages with cultural and realist theories and develops a neoclassical realist approach to change and stasis in defence policy, bringing new material to bear on the factors which have affected defence reforms.

Progress in International Relations Theory: Appraising the Field

Paperback, 03/10/2003, £35.00
An investigation of how international relations theorists can best evaluate the effectiveness of their discipline.

Neoclassical Realism in European Politics: Bringing Power Back in

Hardback, 01/07/2012, £80.00
Provides a concise, provocative analysis of understanding relations at a time when the international system is in transition from unipolarity to multipolarity. In exploring the tenets of neoclassical realism, this work reasserts traditional ways of understanding international politics in terms of power and influence.

Rethinking Realism in International Relations: Between Tradition and Innovation

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £26.00
The volume editors conclude with an assessment of the current state of realism and suggest ways for the debate to progress.

Quantum Mind and Social Science: Unifying Physical and Social Ontology

Paperback, 20/04/2015, £24.99
A unique contribution to the understanding of social science, showing the implications of quantum physics for the nature of human society.

Challenge of Grand Strategy: The Great Powers and the Broken Balance Between the World Wars

Paperback, 27/06/2013, £26.99
Historians and political scientists re-examine the conventional wisdom of grand strategies pursued by the great powers during the interwar years.

European Energy Studies: The European Energy Union

Hardback, 01/02/2016, £84.50
This book shows how the creation of a European Energy Union might be an effective and viable solution to the energy security problems that the EU is facing. The aim is to make it easier to trade energy inside the EU. The EU currently has to rely on energy-rich countries for its energy needs, many of whom are politically and economically unstable.

Choose Your Weapons: The British Foreign Secretary

Paperback, 20/01/2011, £14.99
'A page-turning book about the history of British foreign policy' INDEPENDENT

Karama! Journeys Through the Arab Spring

Paperback, 04/08/2011, £8.99
An extraordinary journey of discovery through Egypt, Tunisia and Libya, revisting these places in the immediate aftermath of the uprisings and talking to the people whom he meets.

Trust in International Cooperation

Paperback, 01/12/2011, £19.99
Challenges conventional wisdoms concerning the role of trust in the origins of international cooperation and bipartisanship in US foreign policy.

Key Research Concepts in Politics and International Relations

Paperback, 29/04/2013, £24.99
An invaluable guide to a variety of core research concepts in both political science and international relations. Each entry is consistently structured and cross-relates entries, it contains examples and can be used across an entire degree.

Key Concepts In International Relations

Paperback, 30/04/2011, £27.99
The ideal course companion or primer for any undergraduate student of IR - the skeleton of the entire discipline in one accessible book.

Enchanting a disenchanted world 3ed

Paperback, 19/01/2010, £59.00
A completely revised and updated edition of this unique analysis of the world of consumption, from one of the biggest names in sociology today

McDonaldization: The Reader 3ed

7, 22/12/2009, £68.00
Latest update of this internationally popular anthology from George Ritzer.

East west north south

Paperback, 23/01/2014, £27.99
Providing students with a clear introduction to the history of international relations since the Second World War, this Seventh Edition will be instrumental in helping them put current issues into context.

Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective 2ed

Paperback, 13/06/2012, £70.00
In this much-anticipated revision of their unique text, the editors bring together 15 top scholars to highlight the importance of both internal and external forces in foreign policy making.

Unravelling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq

Paperback, 05/05/2016, £9.99
The riveting first-hand account of a young British civilian woman who volunteered to help rebuild Iraq immediately after the invasion in 2003, and soon found herself as a political advisor to the US military.

Blinded by Humanity: Inside the UN's Humanitarian Operations

Paperback, 30/04/2016, £21.99
An insider account of humanitarian intervention at the UN

Reagan and Thatcher

Paperback, 07/03/2013, £10.99
The uneasy alliance that lay at the heart of the relationship of two of the most powerful and controversial leaders of the late 20th century: Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan. For three decades, historians have cited the long-term alliance of Reagan and Thatcher as an example of the special bond between the US and Britain.

Making Globalization Work

Paperback, 06/09/2007, £10.99
Offers real, concrete ways to deal with third world debt, make trade fair and tackle global warming. In this title, the author changed the views of the public and world leaders alike by showing why globalization doesn't work for the world's poor.

Dead Aid

7, 28/01/2010, £9.99
Reveals why millions are actually poorer because of aid, unable to escape corruption and reduced, in the West's eyes, to a childlike state of beggary. In this book, the author shows how, with access to capital and with the right policies, even the poorest nations can turn themselves around.

Wretched Of The Earth

Paperback, 06/12/2001, £9.99
Provides inspiration for anti-colonial movements ever since, analysing the role of class, race, national culture and violence in the struggle for freedom. In this book, the author makes clear the economic and psychological degradation inflicted by imperialism.

Political System of the European Union 3ed

Paperback, 01/03/2011, £35.99
Systematically revised and rewritten throughout, and updated to cover the impact ofthe Lisbon Treaty, this highly-successful and ground-breaking text remains unique in analyzing the EU as a political system using the methods of comparative political science.

Ever Closer Union: An Introduction to European Integration 4ed

Paperback, 03/08/2010, £35.99
Ever Closer Union clearly and engagingly introduces the complexities of European integration. The 4th edition is fully revised and updated to take account of major changes in the EU, including full coverage of the impact of the Lisbon Treaty.

Theories of International Relations 5ed

Paperback, 24/04/2013, £32.99
The fully updated and revised fifth edition of this widely-used text provides a comprehensive survey of leading perspectives in the field. Updated throughout to take account of major events and developments, such as the Arab Spring, it also includes new material on neo-realism and neo-liberalism, postcolonialism and cosmopolitanism.
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