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Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century 2ed

Paperback, 03/11/2015, £29.99
Substantially revising and updating the influential and widely used The Changing Politics of Foreign Policy, this retitled new edition provides both an introduction to, and a reassessment of, the nature of foreign policy in the light of changing political conditions, international and domestic.

Kim Jong-Il Production

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £14.99
Before becoming the world's most notorious dictator, Kim Jong-Il ran North Korea's film industry. He directed every film made in the country but knew they were nothing compared to Hollywood. Then he hit on the perfect solution: order the kidnapping of South Korea's most famous actress and her ex-husband, the country's most acclaimed director.

Who Rules the World?

Paperback, 04/05/2017, £9.99

From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia

Paperback, 06/06/2013, £9.99
Tells the history of the past two centuries, showing how a disparate group of thinkers, journalists, radicals and charismatics emerged from the ruins of empire to create an unstoppable Asian renaissance, one whose ideas lie behind everything from the Chinese Communist Party to the Muslim Brotherhood, and have made our world what it is today.

Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World

Paperback, 04/10/2012, £12.99
Shows us how energy is the ultimate engine of global political and economic change, in a story that spans the old energies on which our civilization has been built, the new energies that are competing to replace them, and the battle over climate change. This book reveals the decisions, technologies, and individuals that are shaping our future.

Foreign Policies of Post-Yugoslav States: From Yugoslavia to Europe

Hardback, 17/12/2014, £71.00
The post-Yugoslav states have developed very differently since Yugoslavia dissolved in the early 1990s. This book analyzes the foreign policies of the post-Yugoslav states, thereby focusing on the main goals, actors, decision-making processes and influences on the foreign policies of these countries.

Global Energy Challenge: Environment, Development and Security

Paperback, 30/09/2015, £27.99
The supply and demand of energy, its security and environmental sustainability are increasingly central issues in the contemporary world. This broad-ranging new text provides an international and interdisciplinary introduction to today's political, economic, security, policy and technological challenges set in a clear historical context.

Ukraine Between the EU and Russia: The Integration Challenge

Hardback, 05/11/2015, £45.00
This book addresses the complex origins of the Ukrainian crisis. It places the crisis in a longer-term perspective and shows how the domestic political regime interpreted, balanced and eventually chose between the competing integration offers of Russia and the EU. It also explores the key implications for Ukraine's relations with the EU and Russia.

European Union Foreign Policy: From Effectiveness to Functionality

Paperback, 29/03/2011, £23.99
This book aims to change the way we think about the European Union's foreign policy. Rather than ask whether the EU's foreign policy is effective or not, this book argues that we should inquire instead into the internal functions EU foreign policy plays for the European integration process as a whole.

Islamophobia in the West: Measuring and Explaining Individual Attitudes

Paperback, 21/01/2014, £26.99
The individual contributions in this volume investigate what exactly is Islamophobia, how it can be explained and how it is related to similar social phenomena such as xenophobia and anti-Semitism.

Routledge Guide to the European Union

Paperback, 31/05/2016, £22.99
"Previously known as The Economist Guide to the European Union."

Democracy in Iran

Hardback, 17/04/2013, £49.00
Democratic government is something that has eluded Iran despite a series of non-violent revolutions aimed at establishing a system of governance that would promote both public freedom and political accountability. This explores the obstacles to the growth of democracy in Iran and posits a plan for non-violent action to help Iranians achieve it.

Invention of Russia: The Journey from Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War

Hardback, 17/09/2015, £20.00
The timely and gripping story of Russia since the collapse of Communism, by The Economist's Moscow bureau chief.


Paperback, 30/01/2014, £9.99
Explores the political, social and economic forces that are shaping what America and the world will become in ensuing decades. From demographics to democracy, this title explores what the author calls the 'Drivers of Global Change', framing the international conversation about the future in provocative ways.

What Does Europe Want?: The Union and It's Discontents

Paperback, 31/10/2013, £10.99
Slavoj Zizek and Srecko Horvat combine their critical clout to emphasize the dangers of ignoring Europe's growing wealth gap and the parallel rise in right-wing nationalism, which is directly tied to the fallout from the ongoing financial crisis and its prescription of imposed austerity.

China's World: The Global Aspiration of the Next Superpower

Hardback, 30/08/2017, £20.00
In the next decade China's actions on the world stage will affect us all. A new superpower, with the largest population and GDP on the globe, there are now fears that China is becoming more assertive.



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