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  • Global Governance Diplomacyby Jean-Robert Leguey-Feilleux

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 38.99

    This text examines how diplomacy serves global governance and how diverse international actors use it in the areas of peace and security, economic governance, social issues, human rights, and environmental protection. It explores ?diplomacy at work? in policy issues relevant to the current debates in international politics. more...

  • The Consequences of American Nuclear Disarmamentby Christine M. Leah

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 127.37

    This book is about the future of nuclear weapons, geopolitics, and strategy. It examines the legacy of nuclear weapons on US thinking about some concepts of strategy and geopolitics, namely deterrence, extended deterrence, alliances, and arms control. The purpose of this is to demonstrate just how fundamentally nuclear weapons have influenced American... more...

  • Public Opinion, Legitimacy and Tony Blair?s War in Iraqby James Strong

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In the wake of the publication of the Chilcot report, this book reinterprets the relationship between British public opinion and the Blair government?s decision-making in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. It highlights how the government won the parliamentary vote and got its war, but never won the argument that it was the right thing to do.... more...

  • Chinese Foreign Policy Under Xiby Tiang Boon Hoo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    There has been a discernable calibration of Chinese foreign policy since the ascension of Xi Jinping to the top leadership positions in China. The operative term here is adjustment rather than renovation because there has not been a fundamental transformation of Chinese foreign policy or "setting up of a new kitchen" in foreign affairs. Several... more...

  • Public Diplomacy and the Implementation of Foreign Policy in the US, Sweden and Turkeyby Efe Sevin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 109.76

    This book presents a comprehensive framework, six pathways of connection, which explains the impact of public diplomacy on achieving foreign policy goals. The comparative study of three important public diplomacy practitioners with distinctive challenges and approaches shows the necessity to move beyond soft power to appreciate the role of public... more...

  • How Statesmen Thinkby Robert Jervis

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    Robert Jervis has been a pioneering leader in the study of the psychology of international politics for more than four decades. How Statesmen Think presents his most important ideas on the subject from across his career. This collection of revised and updated essays applies, elaborates, and modifies his pathbreaking work. The result is an indispensable... more...

  • Nuclear Multilateralism and Iranby Tarja Cronberg

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    Drawing on the author?s personal experience, this book presents an insider?s chronology and policy analysis of the EU?s role in the nuclear negotiations with Iran. The European Union strives to be a global player, a ?soft power? leader that can influence international politics and state behavior. Yet critics argue that the EU?s Common Foreign and... more...

  • Reassessing Order and Disorder in the Middle Eastby Robert Mason

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 84.99

    Case studies help identify the emerging trends and influences that dominate the political decision making and policy behavior of many states in the Middle East. The chapters investigate foreign policy challenges and debates in various states, changing relations and balance of power between them, and the continuing role of the US in the region. more...

  • The Marshall Plan and the Shaping of American Strategyby Bruce D. Jones; Strobe Talbott; Will Moreland

    Brookings Institution Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    How the United States helped restore a Europe battered by World War II and created the foundation for the postwar international order Seventy years ago, in the wake of World War II, the United States did something almost unprecedented in world history: It launched and paid for an economic aid plan to restore a continent reeling from war. The European... more...

  • UN Peacekeeping Doctrine in a New Eraby Cedric de Coning; Chiyuki Aoi; John Karlsrud

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    This edited volume offers a thorough review of peacekeeping theory and reality in contemporary contexts, and aligns the two to help inform practice. Recent UN peacekeeping operations have challenged the traditional peacekeeping principles of consent, impartiality and the minimum use of force. The pace and scope of these changes have now reached a... more...