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  • Indian Foreign Policyby Christopher Ogden

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    India is becoming an increasingly visible, powerful and influential state within the global system. As this rise to prominence continues, better appreciating the interests and principles that structure the international interactions of South Asia’s largest state has never been so important. Keen to embrace an expectant future as a great power,... more...

  • Das Konzept des friedlichen Machtübergangsby Carsten Rauch

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 94.25

    Machtübergänge im internationalen System verlaufen ? entgegen der weitverbreiteten Ansicht - nicht zwangsläufig unfriedlich. Eine systematische Behandlung des Konzepts des friedlichen Machtübergangs steht bisher jedoch noch aus, insbesondere im Rahmen der power transition theory (PTT) ? der Machtübergangstheorie. Der Autor zeigt, dass die Idee... more...

  • Indienby Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen; Thomas Atzert; Andreas Wirthensohn

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 23.65

    Indien hat in den letzten 70 Jahren eine erstaunliche wirtschaftliche und politische Erfolgsgeschichte vorzuweisen. Zugleich herrschen in der größten Demokratie der Erde weiterhin krasse soziale Ungleichheit und großes Elend in den Unterschichten vor. Amartya Sen und sein Schüler Jean Drèze gehen in ihrer brillanten Analyse den Ursachen dieser Widersprüchlichkeiten... more...

  • Gathering Carrageenby Monica Connell

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2015; US$ 10.19

    As a child, growing up in Belfast in the 1950?s, Monica Connell spent the summer holidays in Donegal.  In the 1990?s, by now an anthropologist and author, she returned to Donegal with her husband.  Gathering Carrageen is the story of that return: the harsh beauty of the landscape and elements, the sense of fun and community in the face of tensions... more...

  • The Somatechnics of Whiteness and Raceby Dr Elaine Marie Carbonell Laforteza; Dr Anne J Kershen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Investigating the emergence of a specific mestiza/mestizo whiteness that facilitates relations between the Philippines and Western nations, this book examines the ways in which the construction of a particular form of Philippine whiteness serves to deploy positions of exclusion, privilege and solidarity. Through Filipino, Filipino-Australian, and... more...

  • Radical Equalityby Aishwary Kumar

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of India's constitution, and M.K. Gandhi, the Indian nationalist, two figures whose thought and legacies have most strongly shaped the contours of Indian democracy, are typically considered antagonists who held irreconcilable views on empire, politics, and society. As such, they are rarely studied together. This book reassesses... more...

  • Simple Gesturesby Andrea Rugh

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95

    The Greater Middle East poses major challenges for the United States. Yet despite decades of intense involvement in Middle Eastern affairs, most Americans still know little about the cultures of the region. Simple Gestures describes one American?s efforts over forty years to better understand the society in the countries where she lived and worked:... more...

  • Lim Kit Siangby Ooi Kee Beng

    Marshall Cavendish 2015; US$ 23.99

    Lim Kit Siang has been fighting on the forefront of Malaysian politics since the late 1960s. Uncompromising in his mission to pull the country away from systemic race-based politics and all the ills that stem from the sustainment of these over five decades, he was jailed twice without trial. His persistence saw him and his followers well placed to... more...

  • Peaceful Intervention in Intra-State Conflictsby Dr Chanaka Talpahewa

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Have we reached an end to the era of peaceful third party intervention in conflict management and resolution? In the 1990s, with the ending of the Cold War, the intervention of third parties as a non-violent means of negotiating settlements of intra-state conflicts gained prominence but the emphasis in the twenty-first century has been increasingly... more...

  • Asia Firstby Joyce Mao

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    After Japanese bombs hit Pearl Harbor, the American right stood at a crossroads. Generally isolationist, conservatives needed to forge their own foreign policy agenda if they wanted to remain politically viable. When Mao Zedong established the People?s Republic of China in 1949?with the Cold War just underway?they had a new object of foreign policy,... more...