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International Relations

  • The Changing Face of Parties and Party Systemsby Sunil K. Choudhary

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 143.34

    This book focuses on the changes currently redefining parties and party systems in Israel and India with regard to parliamentary democracy, coalitional polity, electoral profiles and social diversity. It compares the nature of parties and party systems in Israel and India since their independence and documents how the societies, states and governments... more...

  • Global Norms and Local Courtsby Tobias Berger

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 69.99

    This book examines the interaction between global norms and local contexts, from global norms about 'the rule of law' from the desks of development experts in Brussels to villages in rural Bangladesh, and what happens to 'the rule of law'. more...

  • Power Relations in the Twenty-First Centuryby Donette Murray; David Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume critiques contemporary power trends by examining key bilateral dynamics between five putative ‘poles’ of the multipolar order in the twenty-first century. Written by emerging scholars and established academics, this work provides a timely and authoritative analysis of one of the most controversial and compelling security debates of the... more...

  • Bioinformationby Bronwyn Parry; Beth Greenhough

    Wiley 2017; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    From DNA sequences stored on computer databases to archived forensic samples and biomedical records, bioinformation comes in many forms. Its unique provenance ? the fact that it is ?mined? from the very fabric of the human body ? makes it a mercurial resource; one that no one seemingly owns, but in which many have deeply vested interests. Who... more...

  • The New Geopolitics of the South Caucasusby Shireen T. Hunter; Bulent Aras; Richard Giragosian; Mohammad Homayounvash; Shireen T. Hunter; Richard Kauzlarich; Sergey Markedonov; Eldar Mamedov; Mohaiddin Mesbahi; Nona Mikhelidze; Ghia Nodia

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 99.00

    This collection examines the social, economic, and political evolution of the South Caucasian states of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The contributors analyze the creation of new national identities and value systems, institution-building, and the influence of regional and international actors. more...

  • Politics in Indiaby Subrata K. Mitra

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    This second edition of this textbook brings together general political theory and the comparative method to interpret socio-political phenomena and issues that have occupied the Indian state and society since 1947. It considers the progress that India has made in some of the most challenging aspects of post-colonial politics such as governance, democracy,... more...

  • The Reuniting of Europeby José I. Torreblanca

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 145.00

    This title was first published in 2001: In 1989, central and Eastern European countries broke free form the Soviet Union and looked upon the European Community to support their 'return to Europe'. Some years later, leaders of the European Community, meeting in Copenhagen in June 1993, endorsed for the first time the membership aspirations of the recently... more...

  • A Force So Swiftby Kevin Peraino

    Crown/Archetype 2017; US$ 28.00

    A gripping narrative of the Truman Administration's response to the fall of Nationalist China and the triumph of Mao Zedong's Communist forces in 1949--an extraordinary political revolution that continues to shape East Asian politics to this day.   In the opening months of 1949, U.S. President Harry S. Truman found himself faced with a looming... more...

  • Politics and Cosmopolitanism in a Global Ageby Sonika Gupta; Sudarsan Padmanabhan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a unique reconceptualization of cosmopolitanism. It examines several themes that inform politics in a globalized era, including global governance, international law, citizenship, constitutionalism, community, domesticity, territory, sovereignty, and nationalism. The volume explores the specific philosophical and institutional challenges... more...

  • The Patchby Chris Turner

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 12.87

    Bestselling author Chris Turner brings readers onto the streets of Fort McMurray, showing the many ways the oilsands impact our lives and demanding that we ask the question: In order to both fuel the world and to save it, what do we do about the Patch? In its heyday, the oilsands represented an industrial triumph and the culmination of a century of... more...