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  • Broadcasting Changeby Joseph Braude

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 37.95

    Following the Arab Spring, some Arab autocrats are seeking to promote reform. Looking at Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, and Algeria, the chapters describe the political situation, the major players, the trends in media activity, the (limited) role of the US in the political and media landscape, and the opportunities for action. more...

  • China's International Transboundary Riversby Lei Xie; Jia Shaofeng

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    China has forty major transboundary watercourses with neighbouring countries, and has frequently been accused of harming its downstream neighbours through its domestic water management policies, such as the construction of dams for hydropower. This book provides an understanding of water security in Asia by investigating how shared water resources... more...

  • Friendship among nationsby Evgeny Roshchin

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 115.00

    This is a study of friendship in international politics. It offers the history of friendship, and shows the role of friendship in building various legal and political orders on both equal and unequal terms. Told through an examination of sources ranging from diplomatic letters and bilateral treaties to poems and philosophical treatises. more...

  • The Future of East Asiaby Peter Hayes; Chung-In Moon

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 158.42

    This book collects some of the most influential scholars in international relations who focus on Asia globally in exploring the challenges of diplomacy faced in Asia as US policy drastically changes. The president-elect has suggested policies which, if implemented, would radically transform the way that the region functions; what will this mean in... more...

  • The Myth of International Orderby Arjun Chowdhury

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 13.99

    This ambitious book takes on a fundamental political puzzle: most states in the international system are 'weak' states, states unable to monopolize violence or provide public goods, and yet the nation-state remains the primary organizational form for world politics. In addressing this, Arjun Chowdhury shows why states everywhere face popular dissatisfaction... more...

  • To the Webster-Ashburton Treatyby Howard Jones

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    The Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842, which led to the settlement of the Canadian boundary dispute, was instrumental in maintaining peace between Great Britain and the United States. Jones analyzes the events that aggravated relations to show the affect of America's states' rights policy, and he concludes that the two countries signed the treaty because... more...

  • Regionalism in International Lawby Ján Klu?ka

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    International Law: Aspects of Regionalism evaluates regionalism in its various relationships and forms with respect to international law, as well as the importance and duties of international law in respect to the establishment and functioning of various forms of regional groups. A great deal of attention has been paid to regionalism from the global,... more...

  • Diversifying Diplomacyby Harriet Lee Elam-Thomas; Jim Robison; Allan Goodman; John Bersia

    Potomac Books 2017; US$ 29.95

    Today, diverse women of all hues represent this country overseas. Some have called this development the “Hillary Effect.” But well before our most recent female secretary of state there was Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve in that capacity, and later Condoleezza Rice. Beginning at a more junior post in the Department of State in 1971,... more...

  • The Vietnam War Reexaminedby Michael G. Kort

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 20.00

    An overview of the revisionist case on the Vietnam War, showing how it could have been won by the US at a lower cost than was suffered in defeat. more...

  • Slovenian Politics and the Stateby Miro Hacek; Simona Kukovic; Marjan Brezovšek

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 90.00

    This book describes the processes of nation and state building in Slovenia. It follows the Slovenian evolution from a former Yugoslav republic to one of the most successful postcommunist countries in Central Europe. more...