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The Irregularization of Migration in Contemporary Europe: Detention, Deportation, Drowning

by Yolande Jansen, Robin Celikates & Joost de Bloois Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2014)

This carefully curated collection addresses the intertwined political, legal, cultural, and normative dimensions of the irregularization of migration.


Spaces of Governmentality: Autonomous Migration and the Arab Uprisings

by Martina Tazzioli Rowman & Littlefield International (November 24, 2014)

This book explores migrants’ movements and struggles taking place in the aftermath of the Arab Revolutions and examines how they impact the European space.


The Trouble with Africa

by Robert Calderisi St. Martin's Press (December 23, 2014)

After years of frustration at the stifling atmosphere of political correctness surrounding discussions of Africa, long time World Bank official Robert Calderisi speaks out. He boldly reveals how most of Africa's...


Minorities of Europeanization: The New Others of European Social Identity

by Hakan Ovunc Ongur Lexington Books (November 13, 2014)

This book combines the conceptualization of social identity with historical analysis to rethink discussions of Europeanization and minorities. Problematizing the EU’s attempts to create a “European social...


The Arab Uprisings: Catalysts, Dynamics, and Trajectories

by Fahed Al-Sumait, Nele Lenze & Michael C. Hudson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

This collection of essays uses the term “Arab Uprisings” as the organizing frame to address numerous socio-cultural, economic, political, experiential, and communicative aspects of the uprisings. The text...


49 Myths about China

by Marte Kjær Galtung & Stig Stenslie Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This engaging book highlights 49 prevalent myths about China’s past, present, and future and weighs their truth or fiction. Leading a thoughtful and entertaining tour, the authors debunk widespread “knowledge”...


Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

by Elazar Barkan & Karen Barkey Columbia University Press (November 11, 2014)

This anthology explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus, and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders maneuver between competition and...


Building Hegemonic Order Russia's Way: Order, Stability, and Predictability in the Post-Soviet Space

by Michael O. Slobodchikoff Lexington Books (October 24, 2014)

This book examines Russia’s emergence after the collapse of the Soviet Union and its creation of a security architecture in the post-Soviet space. It explores how through building this security architecture,...


Re-Imagining a Politics of Life: From Governance of Order to Politics of Movement

by Leonie Ansems de Vries Rowman & Littlefield International (October 30, 2014)

This book unearths the radical potential at the heart of canonical political thought by reimagining theory in a way that embraces difference and resistance.


Canada And The World: Agenda For The Last Decade Of The Millennium

by Anatol Rapoport & Anthony Rapoport Dundurn (March 31, 2014)

Studies of and analysis of public issues discussed at annual Science for Peace conferences, and some of the discussions have been edited and published.


When Shrimps Learn to Whistle

by Denis Healey Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2012)

The Soviet Union would abandon its communist principles, Khrushchev once boasted, only 'when shrimps learnt to whistle'. Now that Gorbachev has taught his shrimps to whistle, can Western politicians cope with...


Unlearning the Soviet Tongue: Discursive Practices of a Democratizing Polity

by Natalia Kovalyova Lexington Books (September 24, 2014)

This book refines the discursive theory of democratization by juxtaposing the elite and lay discourses in post-Soviet Russia (1996–2008). Through examining how Russians position themselves as political subjects,...


Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific: Perspectives from China, India, and the United States

by Mohan Malik Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

In the twenty-first century, the Indo-Pacific has emerged as a crucial geostrategic region for trade, investment, energy supplies, cooperation, and competition. It presents complex maritime security challenges...


The Role of Intelligence in Ending the War in Bosnia in 1995

by Timothy R. Walton, Jonathan Keller, Anamaria Berea & Steven L. Burg et al. Lexington Books (September 15, 2014)

Based on primary sources, this book examines the 1995 Dayton Peace agreement, which ended the fighting in Bosnia, to show how American decision-making works on a complex issue. It takes a multidisciplinary approach...


Justice Belied

by Sébastien Chartrand & John Philpot Baraka Books (October 03, 2014)

For the first time in a book, defence counsel, investigators, journalists, and academics pool their knowledge and experience to answer the burning questions. What has happened to the fundamental principles of...


Outpost

by Christopher R. Hill Simon & Schuster (October 07, 2014)

A “candid, behind-the-scenes” (The Dallas Morning News) memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who—in his career of service to the country—was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts...


Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

by Dana Burde Columbia University Press (August 05, 2014)

Foreign-backed funding for education does not always stabilize a country and enhance its statebuilding efforts. Dana Burde shows how aid to education in Afghanistan bolstered conflict both deliberately in the...


The Responsibility to Protect in Darfur: The Role of Mass Media

by Abdel Salam Sidahmed, Walter C. Soderlund & Donald E. Briggs Lexington Books (February 15, 2010)

The Responsibility to Protect in Darfur traces the development of international intervention in domestic conflict, culminating in the concept of 'Responsibility to Protect' in 2001. The authors explain the background...


Historical Dictionary of the International Monetary Fund

by Sarah Tenney & Norman K. Humphreys Scarecrow Press (May 01, 2011)

The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of the International Monetary Fund provides a comprehensive overview of the fund, including a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and...


China's Democratic Future: How It Will Happen and Where It Will Lead

by Bruce Gilley Columbia University Press (March 12, 2004)

The end of communist rule in China will be one of the most momentous events of the twenty-first century, sounding the death knell for the Marxist-Leninist experiment and changing the lives of a fifth of humanity....


The Arab Uprisings Explained: New Contentious Politics in the Middle East

by Marc Lynch Columbia University Press (August 05, 2014)

Why did Tunisian protests following the self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi lead to a massive wave of uprisings across the entire Arab world? Who participated in those protests, and what did they hope to achieve?...


America's Search for Security: The Triumph of Idealism and the Return of Realism

by Sean Kay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 22, 2014)

In America's Search for Security, Sean Kay surveys major historical trends in American foreign policy and provides a new context for thinking about America’s rise to power from the founding period through...


What Diplomats Do: The Life and Work of Diplomats

by Sir Brian Barder & Sir Ivor Roberts Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 22, 2014)

This text describes all aspects of the life of a diplomat through various stages of a typical career. Though following a fictional diplomat, each chapter contains case studies based on the author’s thirty...


The Art of War & The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli SMK Books (July 04, 2014)

Collected here in one omnibus edition are Niccolò Machiavelli's most important works, The Art of War and The Prince. It was Niccolò Machiavelli who essentially removed ethics from government. He did it with...


Between Ally and Partner: Korea-China Relations and the United States

by Jae Ho Chung Columbia University Press (November 28, 2006)

China and South Korea have come a long way since they were adversaries. The arc of their relationship since the late 1970s is an excellent model of East-West cooperation and, at the same time, highlights the...


Renegade Regimes: Confronting Deviant Behavior in World Politics

by Miroslav Nincic Columbia University Press (October 26, 2005)

Rogue states pursue weapons of mass destruction, support terrorism, violate human rights, engage in acts of territorial aggression, and pose a threat to the international community. Recent debates and policy...


Dangerous Strait: The U.S.-Taiwan-China Crisis

by Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Columbia University Press (March 24, 2005)

Today the most dangerous place on earth is arguably the Taiwan Strait, where a war between the United States and China could erupt out of miscalculation, misunderstanding, or accident. How and to what degree...


Beyond the Ivory Tower: International Relations Theory and the Issue of Policy Relevance

by Joseph Lepgold & Miroslav Nincic Columbia University Press (November 22, 2001)

The gap between academics and practitioners in international relations has widened in recent years, according to the authors of this book. Globalization, ethnic conflict, and ecological threats have created...


Glimmer of a New Leviathan: Total War in the Realism of Niebuhr, Morgenthau, and Waltz

by Campbell Craig Columbia University Press (December 30, 2003)

The Second World War put an end to America's historical isolation from international power politics, and so also to the long-standing American defiance of the Realist ideology that shaped Old World affairs....


American War Machine: Deep Politics, the CIA Global Drug Connection, and the Road to Afghanistan

by Peter Dale Scott Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

This provocative, thoroughly researched book explores the covert aspects of U.S. foreign policy. Prominent political analyst Peter Dale Scott marshals a convincing array of evidence to expose the extensive trail...


EU Federalism and Constitutionalism: The Legacy of Altiero Spinelli

by Alexander H. Trechsel, Andrew Glencross, Paolo Ponzano & Jean-Marie Palayret et al. Lexington Books (October 21, 2010)

EU Federalism and Constitutionalism: The Legacy of Altiero Spinelli is the first book-length study devoted not only to how Spinelli's advocacy for a federal Europe shaped European integration but also how Spinelli's...


Beyond Monopoly: Globalization and Contemporary Italian Media

by Chiara Ferrari, Michela Ardizzoni, Giorgia Nesti & Alessandro D'Arma et al. Lexington Books (December 28, 2009)

While Italian media industries are booming, changing, and challenging audiences, the existing Anglophone literature on the subject is scarce. Beyond Monopoly fills this gap by engaging with the most recent changes...


North Korean Foreign Policy: Security Dilemma and Succession

by Yongho Kim Lexington Books (December 16, 2010)

Threat does not inherently matter unless it is perceived, and, on the other hand, anything that is perceived as threat matters, whether or not the threat rings true. North Korean Foreign Policy: Security Dilemma...


Hemispheric Giants: The Misunderstood History of U.S.-Brazilian Relations

by Britta H. Crandall Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2011)

This comprehensive book traces the full arc of U.S.-Brazilian bilateral relations over time. Despite the common critique of U.S. "neglect" of Brazil, Britta H. Crandall convincingly shows that the relationship...


British Foreign Policy, National Identity, and Neoclassical Realism

by Amelia Hadfield-Amkhan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2010)

This groundbreaking study offers a genuinely multidisciplinary exploration of cultural influences on foreign policy. Through an innovative blend of historical analysis, neoclassical realist theory, and cultural...


Future Oil Demands of China, India, and Japan: Policy Scenarios and Implications

by George G. Eberling Lexington Books (July 02, 2014)

This book examines how China will most likely address its growing oil energy dependence and what the consequences will be for Indian and Japanese foreign policies. It is useful for scholars and policymakers...


Military Soft Power: Public Diplomacy through Military Educational Exchanges

by Carol Atkinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 26, 2014)

The military has long been associated with hard power, yet it is engaged in public diplomacy as it represents the U.S. abroad and facilitates the diffusion of ideas. Military Soft Power examines one such aspect...


Michael Manley and Jamaican Democracy, 1972-1980: The Word is Love

by F. S. J. Ledgister Lexington Books (June 05, 2014)

This book examines Michael Manley’s government in Jamaica in the 1970s which featured an attempt to promote social and economic democracy on an egalitarian foundation. Many of his ideas have been revived in...


Shaping U.S. Military Forces for the Asia-Pacific: Lessons from Conflict Management in Past Great Power Eras

by Michael R. Kraig Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 04, 2014)

Shaping U.S. Military Forces for the Asia-Pacific examines how U.S. Joint Forces should be used to face the threat of a rising China at a time when future crises and even wars are likely to be defined by relatively...


European Correspondence

by Philippe Perchoc Presses Universitaires de Louvain - Ciaco (May 26, 2014)

The crisis faced by the European project today is above all a crisis of meaning. After the disappearance of the narratives about peace and prosperity, the reason for Europe is now the one given by millions of...


Was Dropping the Atomic Bombs a Crime Against Humanity?: Insights from Harry S. Truman and Franklin D. Roosevelt

by Ryuho Okawa IRH Press (April 22, 2014)

Today, Japan faces several interlocking threats. The concrete threat of communist China's military expansion accompanies renewed threats to Japan's global image. We have seen a resurfacing of the fabricated...


Dispatches from the Frontlines: Studies in Foreign Policy, Comparative Politics, and International Affairs

by Howard J. Wiarda UPA (May 08, 2014)

Dispatches from the Frontlines analyzes some of the world’s most contentious hotspots. It focuses on such compelling global issues as Third World development, the role of the state, corporatism, and foreign...


The Effects of Globalization in Latin America, Africa, and Asia: A Global South Perspective

by Kema Irogbe Lexington Books (May 01, 2014)

In crisp and accessible language, TheEffects of Globalization in Latin America, Africa, and Asia challenges conventional wisdom that often provides one-sided views of globalization. The book brings to light...


China's and Italy's Participation in Peacekeeping Operations: Existing Models, Emerging Challenges

by Lijiang Zhu, Emanuele Sommario, Andrea de Guttry & Mariangela Bizzarri et al. Lexington Books (April 28, 2014)

China’s and Italy’s Participation in Peacekeeping Operations: Existing Models, Emerging Challenges examines the peacemaking efforts of these two countries through the lenses of international relations, history,...


Kurdish Politics in the Middle East

by Nader Entessar Lexington Books (November 05, 2009)

Kurdish Politics in the Middle East analyzes Kurdish politics in Iran, Iraq, and Turkey and places Kurdish socio-political developments in the context of regional and global politics. The book also explains...


The Prosperity Agenda: What the World Wants from America--And What We Need in Return

by Nancy Soderberg Wiley (July 01, 2008)

Following the devastating 2005 earthquake in Pakistan, the Bush administration pledged more than $500 million for earthquake relief and sent American helicopters and soldiers to help. Immediately afterward,...


Divided Dynamism: The Diplomacy of Separated Nations: Germany, Korea, China

by John J. Metzler UPA (April 15, 2014)

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...


International Politics and Film: Space, Vision, Power

by Klaus Dodds & Sean Carter WallFlower Press (May 14, 2014)

International Politics and Film introduces readers to the representational qualities of film but also draws attention to how the relationship between the visual and the spatial is constitutive of international...


Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space

by James Clay Moltz Columbia University Press (April 29, 2014)

Written for all readers, this expert analysis details the basics of space technology, diplomacy, commerce, exploration, and military applications from the mid-twentieth century to today. Space has become increasingly...


The World Almanac of Islamism: 2014

by American Foreign Policy Council Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 30, 2014)

The World Almanac of Islamism is the first comprehensive reference work to detail the current activities of radical Islamist movements worldwide. The contributions, written by subject experts, provide annual...