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Accession & migration

Hardback, 28/07/2009, £55.00
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, £17.99
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, £21.99
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 Trends & Global Governance

Paperback, 07/12/2001, £17.99
'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, £13.99
An original and insightful analysis of the most important economic relationship in the world

West European Politics

Paperback, 17/04/2003, £13.99
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.

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

Paperback, 16/01/2014, £8.99
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.

Demystifying Globalization

Paperback, 10/03/2000, £32.00
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, £26.99
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.

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

New Global History, The

7, 30/08/2006, £17.99
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.

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

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £14.99
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, £22.95
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.

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.

Animal Spirits

Paperback, 01/02/2010, £12.99
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, £26.99
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.

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.

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.

Voice of Hope : Conversations with Alan Clements

Paperback, 02/10/2008, £7.99
Aung San Suu Kyi is known for her courageous stand for democracy and human rights inside Burma (now Myanmar). This book offers a collection of her views on the political situation inside Burma, her non-violent approach to democracy and human rights, her Buddhist beliefs, and her family.

Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland

Paperback, 30/03/2017, £10.99

War with No End

7, 25/09/2007, £7.99
On October 7th 2001, US-led forces invaded Afghanistan. Bringing together some of the contemporary writers, this anthology, from reportage and "faction" to fiction, explores the impact of this "long war" throughout the world, from Palestine to Iraq, Abu Ghraib, the curtailment of civil liberties and manipulation of public opinion.

Dispatches From the Dark Side

7, 01/10/2010, £9.99
Exploring the few cases that have come to light, such as those of Guantanamo detainees Shafiq Rasul and Binyam Mohamed, this title argues that they are evidence of a deeply entrenched culture of impunity toward the suspect community in the UK - British Muslim nationals and residents.

Letters to Palestine

Paperback, 06/04/2015, £8.99
Impassioned and intimate writing to Palestinians from celebrated American writers

Against the Troika: Crisis and Austerity in the Eurozone

Paperback, 21/08/2015, £9.99
As Syriza comes to power in Greece, a radical anti-capitalist alternative to Eurozone austerity.

Politics in a Time of Crisis

Paperback, 27/10/2015, £10.99
A Manifesto for a new kind of democracy by the leader of Spain's Podemos party

Hold Everything Dear: Dispatches on Survival and Resistance

Paperback, 29/03/2016, £8.99
A powerful meditation on political resistance from one of the most original and influential thinkers of our times

Making it

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £11.99

Islam and Democracy After the Arab Spring

Hardback, 28/01/2016, £20.00
This book analyzes the nature of the relationship between religion and politics by using democracy in the Muslim world and the phenomenon of the Arab Spring as a case study.

World we're in

Paperback, 18/01/2003, £9.99
THE STATE WE'RE IN affected government policy, THE WORLD WE'RE IN affects us all as we decide on Britain's future. 'Will Hutton's ability to articulate contemporary anxieties borders on genius' Martin Wolf, PROSPECT

Future of Power

Paperback, 29/12/2011, £11.99
"Nye is a master of his field at the height of his powers."--Washington Post

French Intifada: The Long War Between France and its Arabs

Paperback, 19/01/2015, £10.99
From the leading British commentator on France, this is an absorbing, vivid, and monumental account of the tortured relationship between France and its ex-colonies, from the first days of Empire to the ongoing eruptions of violence in the Parisian suburbs

Britain's Gulag: The Brutal End of Empire in Kenya

Paperback, 13/03/2014, £15.99
Only a few years after Britain defeated fascism came the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya - a mass armed rebellion by the Kikuyu people, demanding the return of their land and freedom. Unearthing reams of documents, the author reveals the full savagery of the Mau Mau war and the ruthless determination with which Britain sought to control its empire.

Stress Test

Paperback, 12/03/2015, £9.99
On 26 January, 2009, during the depths of the financial crisis and having just completed five years as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the author was sworn in by President Barack Obama as the seventy-fifth Secretary of the Treasury of the US. This book takes you behind the scenes during the darkest moments of the crisis.

Fortress Europe: Inside the War Against Immigration

Paperback, 15/11/2015, £9.99
The most authoritative account of what its like to be a migrant seeking access to Europe

Facing the Enemy

7, 10/01/2001, £12.00

Politics of Anti-Semitism

Paperback, 11/01/2003, £9.00

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

Shock of the Anthropocene: The Earth, History and Us

Paperback, 07/02/2017, £10.99
Dissecting the new theoretical buzzword of the "Anthropocene"

Debate on Postcolonial Theory and the Spectre of Capital

Paperback, 22/11/2016, £19.99
Leading thinkers' critiques of award-winning Postcolonial Theory, as well as the author's responses and reformulations

Role of Terrorism in Twenty-First-Century Warfare

Paperback, 20/11/2016, £19.99
A critical reflection on the role of terrorism in major armed conflicts occurring during the 1990s and the first decade of the twenty first century. Case studies include Bosnia, Kosovo, Chechnya, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.

Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State

Hardback, 09/03/2017, £9.99
Since ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth. BBC was able to make contact with a small activist group, Al-Sharqiya 24, and one of their members agreed to write a personal diary about his experiences. This book tells his story.

ISIS Hostage: One Man's True Story of 13 Months in Captivity

Paperback, 04/08/2016, £9.99
The Number One International Bestseller The dramatic story of freelance photographer Daniel Rye, who was held hostage for thirteen months by ISIS, as told by an award-winning writer.

Mao: The Man Who Made China

Paperback, 18/12/2016, £14.99
The greatest biography yet written on the man who made China

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.

State Failure, Collapse and Reconstruction

Paperback, 25/07/2003, £19.99
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, £15.99
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.



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