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  • Twenty-First Century World Order and the Asia Pacificby James C. Hsiung

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 110.00

    After examining the global system's political volatility at the dawn of the new millenium, the book looks at how some of the identifiable system-wide trends (e.g., globalization, democratization, fragmentation, etc.) may find repercussions in the Asia Pacific. The book also addresses the question of 'comprehensive security', in comparison with other... more...

  • Legitimacy In An Age Of Global Politicsby Dr Achim Hurrelmann; Dr Steffen Schneider; Jens Steffek

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    In spite of the lack of plausible alternatives to liberal democracy, the age of globalization has ushered in serious challenges to the democratic legitimacy of the nation state. The contributors in this collection explore the frontiers of normative and empirical legitimacy research, drawing upon a range of key conceptual and methodological issues. more...

  • Double Agentsby Marika Keblusek; Badeloch Vera Noldus

    BRILL 2011; US$ 136.00

    The early modern system of brokerage as a widespread practice of transmission and dissemination of political, intellectual and cultural ideas and objects has, in recent years, received some scholarly attention. Agents from different professional backgrounds diplomats, scholars, artists, priests, booksellers and merchants have, however, been studied... more...

  • Report on the State of the European Unionby Jean-Paul Fitoussi; Professor Jacques Le Cacheux

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 135.00

    The Report on the State of the European Union examines the progress of European integration and focuses on economic aspects of the process. This second volume in the series explores the four crises of contemporary Europe, those of growth, trust, inequalities and unity. more...

  • Turkey and the European Unionby Joseph S.

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 135.00

    Turkey and the European Union makes a scholarly contribution to the debate over Turkey's participation in the European integration process and the EU's future enlargement. It explores the recent history of EU-Turkish relations and looks at the prospects and challenges that Turkey's membership presents to both the EU and Turkey. more...

  • Expatriation- old issues, new insightsby Jan Selmer

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The purposes of this e-book is to present the latest research and findings on the phenomenon of expatriation more...

  • The Liberty of Servantsby Maurizio Viroli; Antony Shugaar

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36

    Italy is a country of free political institutions, yet it has become a nation of servile courtesans, with Silvio Berlusconi as their prince. This is the controversial argument that Italian political philosopher and noted Machiavelli biographer Maurizio Viroli puts forward in The Liberty of Servants . Drawing upon the classical republican conception... more...

  • Development and Globalisationby Yash Tandon; Benjamin W Mkapa

    Pambazuka Press 2009; US$ 13.99

    Challenging the misdirected policies of the last 30 years regarding the South's responsibility to develop itself rather than expect the North to carry the burden, this book offers alternative concepts and paradigms of development for policy makers and peoples' movements on a wide range of issues. It invites readers to "dare to think differently" and... more...

  • Globalization, Institutions and Governanceby James A. Caporaso; Mary Anne Madeira

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 42.00

    Authored by the expert in the field, the content of this book takes an IPE approach, covers practical as well as theoretical issues, and encourages critical analysis of globalisation by considering alternative approaches. more...


    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 77.00

    The aim of this book is to provide the international readership a collection of articles authored by Chinese scholars on the subject of globalization and localization. In a world where no country is an island isolated from others, globalization is bound to be contested, debated, and de- and re-constructed at different levels across the international... more...