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.
The third edition of this concise core textbook offers students a comprehensive introduction to the politics, economy, culture and society of modern China, while grounding all of these areas in the context of China's recent history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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.
This volume offers a comprehensive assessment of the problem of conflict and its methods of management in Nigeria's contemporary democracy. It represents a compendium of resourceful studies provided by experts on conflict studies from various disciplines across the Social Sciences and Humanities.
This book uses the political economy approach to examine the relative failure of federalism in Nigeria. This deficiency is rooted in the country's unbalanced political economy, which promotes over-dependency on oil and consequently an over-centralised federal system.
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.
In How Population Will Transform Our World , Sarah Harper looks at fertility rates and age structures of populations in different regions of the world against the backdrop of urbanization and climate change, drawing out the profound implications and challenges for societies, economies, and the environment in the decades to come.
Explores ways of remembering and commemorating the Nakba, dealing with the issue within the context of Palestinian oral history, 'social history from below', narratives of memory and the formation of collective identity.
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.
An appraisal of the Wests's responses (or lack thereof) to two international crises, the situations in Yugoslavia and East Timor, and of the strategic humanitarianism that defines the West's role in the current world arena.