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  • Leveraging Legacies from Sports Mega-Eventsby Jonathan Grix

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This volume offers a panoramic and interdisciplinary view of the growing field of Sports Mega-Event studies. Contributions explore leveraging strategies and the legacies from previous sports megas (London, Seoul, Sydney, Vancouver) and recent and future 'emerging' states and their hosting strategies (India, China, Qatar, Russia, Brazil). more...

  • Arctic Politics, the Law of the Sea and Russian Identityby Geir Hønneland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book analyses the Russian opposition to the 2010 Barents Sea delimitation agreement in light of both the Law of the Sea and Russian identity, arguing that the agreement's critics and proponents inscribe themselves into different Russian narratives about Russia's rightful place in the world. more...

  • Divided Dynamismby John J. Metzler

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    Divided Dynamism presents a comprehensive review of the political and unification policies of separated nations. Metzler provides an invaluable record of the dynamics of modern politics in the post-Cold War era. This book also explores the lessons learned from Germany?s reunification and what this means for both Korea and China. more...

  • Gorbachev and Southeast Asia (Routledge Revivals)by Leszek Buszynski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1992, this book examines Soviet foreign policy towards Southeast Asia in the context of the transformation of the perestro?ka era in the Soviet Union. The discussion begins in 1985 and ends in 1989 with the Soviet partial withdrawal from Cam Ranh Bay. Buszynski considers Gorbachev?s effort to disengage from the Cambodian problem,... more...

  • China Turns to Multilateralismby Guoguang Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    China?s recent rapid economic growth has drawn global attention to its foreign policy, which increasingly has had an impact on world politics. In contrast with China?s long-standing preference for bilateralism or unilateralism in foreign policy, recent decades have seen changes in the PRC?s attitude and in its declaratory and operational policies,... more...

  • So Much to Loseby William J. Rust

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00

    Before U.S. combat units were deployed to Vietnam, presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy strove to defeat a communist-led insurgency in Laos. This impoverished, landlocked Southeast Asian kingdom was geopolitically significant because it bordered more powerful communist and anticommunist nations. The Ho Chi Minh Trail, which traversed the country, was... more...

  • UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund)by Richard Jolly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of UNICEF?s development and operations, whilst exploring the significance of UNICEF?s achievements and the reasons behind them. UNICEF is one of the best known organizations of the United Nations system and the oldest of the UN?s development funds. It is also the part of the UN which consistently receives... more...

  • Europe: In or Out?by David Charter

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 8.74

    What will happen if Britain leaves the EU, and how will it affect you? Europe: vital for Britain?s economy and global standing or a bureaucratic monster hell-bent on destroying our national sovereignty? And why is no one talking about what leaving Europe would actually mean? Addressing the real issues surrounding a potential exit from the EU – including... more...

  • Good Manners and Bad Behaviourby Candida Slater

    Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 5.99

    A guide to diplomacy; to the unofficial rules which govern the lives of diplomats; and to the downfall of the diplomatic service. more...

  • The Middle East in World Politics (Routledge Revivals)by Mohammed Ayoob

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The Middle East is, and has always been, of major global economic and political importance. First published in 1981, this edited collection analyses many of the crucial issues that have had international repercussions during the second half of the twentieth century, with each paper considering the particular regional problems within the widest possible... more...