By reckoning with the big challenges we face together, drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and the work of those who have most inspired her, Kamala Harris offers in The Truths We Hold a master class in problem solving, crisis management, and leadership in challenging times.
The third edition of this popular core textbook provides wide-ranging coverage of the structure, internal working, policies and performance of international organizations such as the UN, EU, IMF and World Bank.
*WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NON-FICTION*`A Great American Novel in the guise of a Great Nonfiction Epic, The Unwinding asks...do we truly like the world we have made for ourselves?' The TimesAmerica is in crisis.
This is an essential text for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying Global Governance or International Organizations, and is also important reading for those working on Political Economy, International Development and Globalization.
This textbook provides a multidisciplinary introduction to Global and International Studies.
Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this textbook is ideal for undergraduate students worldwide who are taking introductory modules in Global and International Studies.
The 9th iteration of this go-to textbook on contemporary Russian politics offers comprehensive and critical discussion of the country's most recent developments, providing substantive coverage of the key areas in domestic and foreign Russian politics.
Written by two leading scholars, this cutting-edge textbook provides a comprehensive re-evaluation of Russian foreign policy in the 21st century, covering its historical development, key institutions and actors, and processes, principles and strategies.
Because Russia's rich reserves of crude have in fact stunted its growth, forcing Putin to maintain his power by spreading Russia's rot into its rivals, its neighbours, and the West's alliances.
The oil and gas industry has polluted oceans and rivers but also polluted democracy itself - in developing and developed countries.
This book captures the essence of Said's intellectual and political contribution, as well as his extensive impact. It aims to reorient imperial studies back to capital, class, and politics. It will be a key resource for students, graduates and instructors studying postcolonial literary theory and the works of Edward Said.
The second entry in the Pocket Politics series provides an accessible account of the ideas and shifts that propelled Donald Trump to victory in the 2016 US presidential election and looks at the likely consequences of the result. -- .
WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHORThe West's domination of world politics is coming to a close. Meanwhile the West is struggling with economic malaise and political populism, the Arab world is in turmoil and Russia longs to reclaim its status as a great power.
Through a series of interdisciplinary case studies, this topical collection is the first to focus on protest camps as unique organisational forms that transcend particular social movements' contexts. The book offers a critical understanding of current protest events and will help better understanding of new global forms of democracy in action.
It offers an original and powerful argument about Russian power and introduces and discusses the term 'mobilisation' as a central element of the Russian state's actions. It explores the Russian leadership's strategic agenda and illuminates the range of problems it faces in implementing it. -- .
This new edition of An Introduction to Middle East Politics continues to provide an expansive survey of Middle East politics, thoroughly revised and restructured in response to events currently taking place. Written in a lively and accessible manner, MacQueen takes students on a tour of the region's modern political history up to the present, clearly signposting key events and issues.
Jeffrey D. Sachs shows how the United States can find a path to renewed economic progress that is fair and environmentally sustainable. Sachs explores issues including infrastructure, trade deals, energy policy, and income inequality, providing illuminating and accessible explanations of the forces at work and specific policy solutions.
At the epicenter of the world's most dynamic economic continent, Southeast Asia provides a window into some of the most important contemporary global developments in politics, and plays a crucial role in determining the wider region's future.
Since the mid-1980s there has been an explosion of regionalist projects of which the European Union (EU), while the most pervasive example, is but one of many. This major text by a leading authority in the field adopts a thematic approach to provide a reassessment of regionalism and the role of regions in global governance.