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  • Mastering Globalizationby Stéphane Paquin; Guy LaChappelle

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Contemporary globalization is transforming and undermining the role of the nation-state, causing it to lose its grip on both the national economy and identity. This is a penetrating analysis   of this phenomenon and an explorationn of how governments - national, regional, local, global city-regions - can respond. This original selection of essays... more...

  • Reforming from the Topby John English; Ramesh Thakur; Andrew F. Cooper

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    The system of global governance is under serious challenge. The UN, the G7/8, the IMF and the World Bank are but a handful of the organizations suffering from a crisis of legitimacy for an international system that appears ill-suited for timely, innovative and effective solu- tions to contemporary global challenges. Moreover, it is a system that made... more...

  • Interregionalism and International Relationsby Jürgen Rüland; Heiner Hänggi; Ralf Roloff

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Interregionalism, the institutionalized relations between world regions, is a new phenomenon in international relations. It also a new layer of development in an increasingly differentiated global order. This volume examines the structure of this phenomenon and the scholarly discourse it is generating. It takes stock of empirical facts and theoretical... more...

  • The rights of immigrant workers in the European Unionby J. Apap

    BRILL 2002; US$ 201.00

    This title evaluates the evolving policies towards third country nationals residing and working in the EU. It focuses on the consequences of the increasing number of Maghrebin workers residing in Italy and Spain - both for EU policy and in terms of both countries as young receiving states. more...

  • Elite configurations at the apex of powerby M. Dogan

    BRILL 2003; US$ 74.00

    This text focuses on the interpenetration between various types of elites: politicians, owners of capital, corporate managers, higher state administrators, directors of public enterprises, controllers of media, military officers and the civic-cultural establishment. ; more...

  • Indian Ocean migrants and state formation in Hadhramautby U. Freitag

    BRILL 2003; US$ 285.00

    Based on Hadhrami and British sources, as well as on fieldwork in Yemen and Indonesia, this text traces the ways in which members of the diaspora and travellers interacted with the homeland through their remittances, political initiatives and the introduction of new ideas and institutions. more...

  • Ethics and International Affairsby Jean-Marc Coicaud; Daniel Warner

    United Nations University Press 2002; US$ 29.95

    Examines the extent and limits of contemporary international ethics and looks at the ways in which the international community has responded to conflicts. The contributors explore how an understanding of the ethical may be developed from the articulation of dilemmas encountered. more...

  • The UN Role in Promoting Democracyby Edward Newman; Roland Rich

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 33.00

    This book considers and questions the modalities, effectiveness and controversies of the UN's work in promoting and assisting democracy. more...

  • International Commission and the Power of Ideasby Andrew F. Cooper; John English; Ramesh Thakur

    United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 45.00

    Only recently has the power of ideas been taken seriously as a form of agency in international relations, say these scholars and practitioners in the profession, and further that recognition by exploring how ideas influence international or independent commissions. Most of the 14 studies focus on specific commissions, while others discuss more gene more...

  • Superpower Strugglesby John Redwood

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 45.00

    Since the war in Iraq of 2003, relations between the USA and the EU have been strained and the UK has been increasingly regarded as the US Government's only dependable ally. In this new book John Redwood examines the growing conflicts between an EU flexing its muscles against the USA, and the dominance of the US global economy and military machine.... more...