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Demystifying Globalization

Paperback, 10/03/2000, £54.99
In this volume international academics assess the contribution of the globalization thesis, in its various guises, to our understanding of social, political and economic change in contemporary societies.

Neighbours Not Friends, Iraq and Iran After The Gulf Wars

Paperback, 15/06/2001, £42.99
This is an essential overview to the conflicts in the Gulf, and should be read by anyone with an interest in the region, its politics and its interactions with the US and UN.

New Global History, The

7, 30/08/2006, £27.99
Features an inquiry into the historical process of globalization. This work offers a fresh view of the process of globalization and discusses the most important themes, such as policy, trade, cultural imperialism and warfare. It is useful for students of history, politics and international studies.

Iran: What Everyone Needs to Know

Paperback, 26/01/2017, £10.99
An essential overview of Iran, a complex and important nation that has occupied world headlines for nearly four decades.

Animal Spirits

Paperback, 01/02/2010, £13.99
The global financial crisis has made it clear that powerful psychological forces are imperiling the wealth of nations. This title challenges the economic wisdom that got us into this mess, and puts forward a vision that transforms economics and restores prosperity. It asserts the necessity of an active government role in economic policymaking.

European Union

Paperback, 31/01/2002, £40.99
Covers the issues of competitiveness, cohesion, ageing, migration, employment and social polarization, enlargement, and the emergence of regionalism and nationalism. This textbook is an introduction to economic, social and political challenges that the EU faces. These challenges determine the place of the EU in the world.

Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability

Paperback, 03/03/2009, £12.99
Begins with the observation that the environmental community has grown in strength and sophistication, but the environment has continued to decline, to the point that we are at the edge of catastrophe. This work contends that this situation is a severe indictment of the economic and political system we call modern capitalism.

Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World

Hardback, 05/01/2016, £20.00
An incisive analysis of Islamist movements in the Middle East

Globalization and its Discontents

Paperback, 03/04/2003, £9.99
Our world is changing. Globalization is not working. It is hurting those it was meant to help. This title exposes of the all-powerful organizations that control our lives. Our world is changing.


Paperback, 26/08/2004, £8.99
Jason Burke has produced an account of Islamic militancy - revolutionising our understanding of Al-Qaeda, retelling its history from scratch and critically exploding the myths that form the very foundations of the 'War on Terror'. Fully updated with new material on Iraq and Afghanistan.

United Nations 2ed

Paperback, 29/03/2012, £34.99
The fully updated new edition of this popular text provides a systematic and comprehensive introduction to the main areas of activity of the United Nations today, its organization and evolution and assesses its likely role and prospects for reform in the twenty-first century.

Histories of the Hanged: Britain's Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire

Paperback, 02/02/2006, £14.99
The true story of the Mau Mau rebellion of 1952-60 in Kenya, told for the first time

Accession & migration

Hardback, 28/07/2009, £120.00
The expansion of the European Union in May 2004 through the entry of ten countries from central and eastern Europe has generated considerable media interest. This book offers an analysis of the social and cultural processes bound up with migration flows between Britain and Bulgaria and places these flows in the wider European perspective.

Invitation to Terror : The Expanding Empire of the Unknown

Hardback, 30/10/2007, £20.00
Virtually everyone agrees that terrorism is defined by its impact on the public it targets. Yet there seems to be very little open discussion about how society has responded to it and how people are affected by it. This book argues that what we really need to worry about is not what terrorists do but our reaction to it.

Governing the European Economy

Paperback, 29/03/2001, £32.99
University course Governing Europe. Each book is designed to work as an independent text and as part of a complementary series for use by undergraduates. The books will also be of interest and relevance to researchers and a wider readership. The volumes in the Governing Europe series are: 1 Governing the European Union, edited by Simon Bromley 2 Governing the European Economy, edited by Grahame Thompson 3 Governing European Diversity, edited by Montserrat Guibernau.

Global Politics 2ed

Paperback, 11/03/2014, £35.99
This revised, updated, and considerably expanded new edition provides a systematic introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary international relations. Including pedagogical features highlighting key thinkers and concepts, this text clarifies the fundamental debates and issues at stake in global political affairs.

Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures

Hardback, 04/05/2017, £20.00
Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda, added another layer to the legend.

Global Trends & Global Governance

Paperback, 07/12/2001, £27.99
'Essential reading for those intersted in international political economies, because of its contribution to the debate over the dynamics of globalisation.' Choice

Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China

Paperback, 03/03/2015, £16.99
An original and insightful analysis of the most important economic relationship in the world

West European Politics

Paperback, 17/04/2003, £14.99
Providing students with all the essential information required and a full definition of terms, this companion to Western European politics presents past events, prominent personalities, important dates, organizations and electoral information in an accessible, easy-to-read format.

Oasis of Dreams - Teaching and Learning Peace in a Jewish-Palestinian village in Israel

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £33.99
A fascinating account of a community founded by Jews and Palestinians. This book, a result of the author's eight year study of the schools in the village, explores the psychological and social dimensions of this important educational endeavor.

Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics 2ed

Paperback, 18/07/2014, £24.00
Presents a radical analysis of globalization. This title examines recent events - Bangladeshi garment factory deaths, domestic workers in the Persian Gulf, Chinese global tourists, and the UN gender politics of guns - to reveal the crucial role of women in international politics today.

World's Most Dangerous Place: Inside the Outlaw State of Somalia

Paperback, 16/01/2014, £9.99
The author is among the few to have witnessed at first hand the devastating reality of life in the failed and desperate state of Somalia. In this book, he takes us to the heart of the struggle, meeting everyone from politicians, pirates, extremists and mercenaries to aid workers, civilians and refugees.

Palestine, Israel and the Search for Justice

Hardback, 27/03/2014, £8.99
A passionate and elegant reflection on the language of the Middle East conflict

Shifting Sands

Paperback, 06/08/2015, £9.99

Religion and the Rise of Capitalism

Paperback, 17/08/2015, £16.99
A classic of political economy that traces the influence of religious thought on capitalism

No Borders: The Politics of Immigration Control and Resistance

Paperback, 15/10/2016, £14.99
A highly original and provocative examination of 'no borders politics' and what this means within current contentious debates on migration.

We Kill Because We Can: From Soldiering to Assassination in the Drone Age

Paperback, 15/09/2016, £9.99
A disturbing and controversial expose of the ethics of remote-controlled warfare in the twenty-first century.

Digital Jihad: Palestinian Resistance in the Digital Era

Paperback, 15/10/2016, £14.99
The first book to investigate the increasingly important role of hacker activists in the Palestinian liberation struggle.

Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy

Paperback, 01/08/2016, £12.99
An urgent and unsettling account of Turkey's descent into tyranny, as seen through the eyes of one of the country's most gifted writers.

Mao: The Man Who Made China

Paperback, 18/12/2016, £15.99
The greatest biography yet written on the man who made China

New Threat From Islamic Militancy

Paperback, 21/01/2016, £9.99
From Syria to Somalia, from Libya to Indonesia, from Yemen to the capitals of Europe, Islamic militancy appears stronger, more widespread and more threatening than ever. ISIS and groups such as Boko Haram, together command significant military power, rule millions and control extensive territories. This is a guide to Islamic militancy today.

Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War

Hardback, 05/02/2015, £14.99
The vivid and haunting story of Sri Lanka and its brutal thirty-year civil war, from one of India's best new writers.

Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life

Paperback, 25/05/2016, £12.99
From the events of his everyday life, Kashua brings forth a series of brilliant, caustic, wry, and earless reflections on social and cultural dynamics as experienced by someone who straddles two societies. Amusing and sincere, Native - a selection of his popular columns - is comprised of unrestrained, profoundly thoughtful personal dispatches.


Paperback, 08/02/2010, £9.99
Formed in 1982 in response to Israel's invasion of Lebanon, Hizbullah was instrumental in eventually forcing Israel to withdraw its troops in 2000, thus ending a twenty-two-year military occupation. This title presents the insider's view of the workings of this Shi'ite resistance group turned political party.

America's Road to Socialism

Paperback, £13.00

Capital: The Eruption of Delhi

Paperback, 19/03/2015, £12.99
The transformation of Delhi into a twenty-first century metropolis is an intoxicating, at times terrifying story - that has repercussions for the future not only in India but everywhere

State Failure, Collapse and Reconstruction

Paperback, 25/07/2003, £22.75
This book situates state failure and state collapse in historical context and explains the structures and forces that have led to state collapse in a number of countries around the world. It also analyses and critiques contemporary interventions and reconstruction efforts in collapsed states.

Superterrorism, policy responses

Paperback, 16/10/2002, £20.75
This book examines the policy responses to superterrorism, suggesting that the world was not in fact turned upside down by the events of 11 September 2001, but rather that some established trends and tendencies were picked up and reinforced while others were recast.

Back to the Future of Socialism

Hardback, 26/01/2015, £21.99
Anthony Crosland's The Future of Socialism (1956) provided a creed for governments of the centre left. Now Peter Hain revisits this classic text and presents a stimulating political prospectus for today. It should be read by everyone interested in the future of the left.

Middle East

Paperback, 29/06/2016, £80.00
This book explains the many complex changes taking place across the Middle East, bringing the latest research to new audiences.

Reshaping the World for the 21st Century

Paperback, 17/01/2002, £14.99

Politics of Sorrow, A

Paperback, 04/12/2003, £17.99

International Organizations in World Politics

Paperback, 05/04/2016, £48.99
This book discusses the "nuts and bolts" of the most influential international organisations including the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organization, and the European Union.

World Is As It Is

Hardback, 14/04/2011, £17.99
The bestselling author of War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning and Empire of Illusion takes us inside the dark heart of American empire, at home and abroad.

2048;humanity's agreement to live together

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £12.99
All countries signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This book is part of an ambitious project to make the fundamental human rights in the Universal Declaration enforceable in the courts of all countries by 2048, the 100th anniversary of the Declaration's signing.

Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World

Paperback, 13/03/2014, £12.99
An influential policy thinker and "muse of the Asian Century"* illuminates the contours of our new global civilization, and shows why power must shift to reflect the new reality (*Foreign Policy)

Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East

Hardback, 11/10/2016, £20.00
From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East's disintegration



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