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Neoclassical Realism in European Politics: Bringing Power Back in

Hardback, 01/07/2012, £75.00
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.

Diplomacy Theory and Practice 4ed

Paperback, 14/01/2010, £19.99
Diplomacy, widely recognized as the standard textbook on its subject and already translated into six languages, has been comprehensively updated, reorganized and greatly expanded. There are new chapters on consuls, public diplomacy, special envoys, and how agreements are best followed up, the last featuring a close look at 'No torture' agreements.

Neoclassical Realism and Defence Reform in Post-Cold War Europe

Hardback, 30/07/2010, £76.00
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.

Political System of the European Union 3ed

Paperback, 01/03/2011, £31.99
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, £29.99
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, £30.99
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.

Euro: And Its Threat to the Future of Europe

Hardback, 16/08/2016, £20.00
Can the euro be saved? Laying bare the European Central Bank's misguided inflation-only mandate and explaining why austerity has condemned Europe to unending stagnation, the author outlines the fundamental reforms necessary to the structure of the eurozone and the policies imposed on the member countries suffering the most.

Cyberpolitics in International Relations

Paperback, 11/12/2012, £18.95
An examination of the ways cyberspace is changing both the theory and the practice of international relations.

Progress in International Relations Theory: Appraising the Field

Paperback, 03/10/2003, £31.95
An investigation of how international relations theorists can best evaluate the effectiveness of their discipline.

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.

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

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.

Quantum Mind and Social Science: Unifying Physical and Social Ontology

Paperback, 20/04/2015, £23.99
A unique contribution to the understanding of social science, showing the implications of quantum physics for the nature of human society.

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.

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

Paperback, 27/06/2013, £35.99
Historians and political scientists re-examine the conventional wisdom of grand strategies pursued by the great powers during the interwar years.

Reagan and Thatcher

Paperback, 07/03/2013, £8.99
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.

International Theory: Positivism and Beyond

Paperback, 13/06/1996, £25.99
Key figures who have made leading contributions to the development of international theory provide a major survey of the state of the subject.

How I Stopped Being a Jew

Hardback, 30/09/2014, £9.99
An autobiographical essay on Jewish identity from the acclaimed author of The Invention of the Jewish People

Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective 2ed

Paperback, 13/06/2012, £42.99
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.

New World Order

Hardback, 03/05/2007, £9.99
Written by an offbeat travel writer, this work presents the essence of various countries around the planet, revealing the globe's top nations and which ones are really letting the side down.

Breaking of Nations

7, 02/09/2004, £8.99
The landmark book by 'Europe's pre-eminent scholar-diplomat' (Robert Kagan), now in paperback: 'You have no excuse: if you want to be a responsible citizen and understand your country's foreign policy, you must read this book.' (Johann Hari, Independent on Sunday)

Earth in Balance

Paperback, 01/06/2007, £9.99
Al Gore leads the charge against climate change, the world's greatest threat. This book lets you know Gore.

Companion to Marx's Capital

Paperback, 01/12/2009, £10.99
Offers interpretations of Marx's most famous work, "Capital".

Seventh Man

Paperback, 01/10/2010, £11.99
John Berger introduces a new edition of his seminal study of migrant workers, illustrated by photographer Jean Mohr.

India: The Road Ahead

Paperback, 07/06/2012, £8.99
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.


Paperback, 01/01/2009, £8.99
Argues that the physical violence we see is often generated by the systemic violence that sustains our political and economic systems. With the help of eminent philosophers and frequent references to popular culture, this title examines the causes of violent outbreaks like those seen in Israel and Palestine and in terrorist acts around the world.

Nothing to Envy

Paperback, 08/07/2010, £8.99
A groundbreaking view into the lives of six ordinary citizens in the world's most secretive country, by an award-winning foreign correspondent.

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

Facts are subversive

Paperback, 01/03/2010, £9.99
'Timothy Garton Ash is the best and most perceptive political writer of our time, and this book is a wonderful distillation of his thoughts on an extraordinary range of subjects. They were excellent as individual essays; put together like this, they shine the clearest of lights on an entire decade.' John Simpson

European Energy Studies: The European Energy Union

Hardback, 01/02/2016, £81.00
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.

McDonaldization of Society

Paperback, 03/12/2014, £30.99
The latest edition of George Ritzer's seminal book. One of the most popular sociology titles of all time, from a hugely respected name in the field.

Battle for Saudi Arabia

Paperback, 12/01/2003, £6.99

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.

Banal Nationalism

Paperback, 15/08/1995, £32.99
The author of this study turns his attention to the everyday, less visible forms of nationalism that are deeply ingrained in contemporary consciousness. This form of nationalism, which is neither exotic nor remote, he describes as "banal nationalism".

Trafficking & global crime control

Paperback, 17/11/2010, £22.99
Addresses all the major areas of debate including organised crime, human rights, transnational policing and accountability.

Enchanting a disenchanted world 3ed

Paperback, 19/01/2010, £26.00
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, £19.99
Latest update of this internationally popular anthology from George Ritzer.

Putin's oil

Hardback, 15/02/2010, £16.99
Investigates Vladimir Putin's war for control of Russia's vast oil reserves, in particular Mikhail Khodorkovsky's oil firm, Yukos. This title also investigates the complex world of Kremlin politics, including conspiracies and conspiracy theories, allegations that Roman Abramovitch plotted with Putin to destroy Khodorkovsky.

Sage Handbook of Governance

Paperback, 25/03/2013, £29.99
With chapters from an internationally renowned set of scholars, this is the first Handbook to examine this vibrant and developing field.

East west north south

Paperback, 23/01/2014, £23.99
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.

Research Methods in International Relations

Paperback, 14/04/2015, £24.99
Focussing specifically on methods most relevant to International Relations, this exciting new text guides students through the entire research process and provides students with plenty of specific examples, table and figures and suggested further readings

What's Really Wrong with the Middle East

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £10.99
Western governments see the Middle East only in terms of its impact on the West. But how do people in the Middle East view their own countries, governments and institutions? This book analyses the views of Arabs living in the region and articulates the opportunities and challenges facing ordinary men and women.

Burying the Past: Making Peace and Doing Justice After Civil Conflict

Paperback, 27/05/2003, £20.75
This work asks "How do newly democratic nations put to rest the conflicts of the past?" Beginning with an examination of reconciliation on the political and psychological level, it covers the quality of peace as it has been forged in the civil conflicts in Rwanda, South Africa, Chile and Guatemala.

Foreign Policy of the European Union 2ed

Paperback, 23/01/2014, £32.99
A comprehensive analysis of the foreign policy of the EU assessing the history, actors, processes, partnerships and rivalries of this key area of EU policy. The second edition includes additional case studies, a new chapter on foreign policy analysis, and is fully revised and updated to take account of the latest trends, issues and research.

European Union as a Diplomatic Actor

Hardback, 04/11/2014, £68.00
This collection brings together leading scholars and practitioners to assess the processes, institutions and outcomes of the EU's collective diplomatic engagement in the fields of security, human rights, trade and finance and environmental politics. It analyzes successes and failures in the EU's search for global influence in the post-Lisbon era.



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