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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...


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,...


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,...


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...


Civilizations and World Order: Geopolitics and Cultural Difference

by Ismail Yaylaci, M. Akif Kayapinar, Fred Dallmayr & Çiğdem Çıdam et al. Lexington Books (September 24, 2014)

This book examines the role of civilizations in the context of the existing and possible world orders from a cross-cultural perspective. Seeking to clarify the meaning of such complex and contested notions as...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Indigenous Conflict Management Strategies: Global Perspectives

by Brandon D. Lundy, Jesse J. Benjamin, Akanmu G. Adebayo & Paul Paterson et al. Lexington Books (April 04, 2014)

This book presents a variety of traditional conflict management approaches as well as several cases of successful and unsuccessful integrations of indigenous and Western strategies. As it explores these methods,...


Ecotourism Development in Costa Rica: The Search for Oro Verde

by Andrew P. Miller Lexington Books (August 17, 2012)

This book by Andrew P. Miller, examines the role of ecotourism in Costa Rica and the way in which it intersects with policies to attract foreign direct investment. This authoritative exploration is essential...


Heritage Politics: Shuri Castle and Okinawa's Incorporation into Modern Japan, 1879-2000

by Tze May Loo Lexington Books (March 14, 2014)

Tze May Loo's HeritagePolitics examines Okinawa’s relationship with the Japanese nation-state from 1879 to 2000 through the lens of cultural heritage. This book is a study of the politics of cultural heritage:...


Understanding International Law through Moot Courts: Genocide, Torture, Habeas Corpus, Chemical Weapons, and the Responsibility to Protect

by Henry F. Carey, Stacey M. Mitchell, Brittany Bromfield & Robert J. Beck et al. Lexington Books (March 06, 2014)

Understanding International Law through Moot Courts analyzes five moot court cases held before the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court. These cases offer insight on the international...


The Paradox of EU-India Relations: Missed Opportunities in Politics, Economics, Development Cooperation, and Culture

by Shazia Aziz Wülbers Lexington Books (December 16, 2010)

The Paradox of EU-India Relations: Missed Opportunities in Politics, Economics, Development Cooperation, and Culture, by Shazia Aziz WYlbers, successfully identifies problems and prospects in the relationship...


Managing Conflicts in India: Policies of Coercion and Accommodation

by Bidisha Biswas Lexington Books (February 14, 2014)

In Managing Conflicts in India, Bidisha Biswas analyzes how democratic states choose between policies of coercion and accommodation by addressing the under-studied topic of India’s approach to internal conflicts....


Ethos Clash in Israeli Society

by Eyal Lewin Lexington Books (December 18, 2013)

In Ethos Clash in Israeli Society, Eyal Lewin examines Israel’s ability to cope with long-term warfare. Lewin looks to Israel’s opposing national ethos, the ideological rivalry between republicanism and...


Party Systems in East Central Europe

by Ladislav Cabada, Vít Hloušek & Petr Jurek Lexington Books (January 23, 2014)

Party Systems in East Central Europe maps the key historical periods and turning points in the development of the party system in this East Central Europe. This book also provides political analysis of the central...


Lessons for Social Change in the Global Economy: Voices from the Field

by Christalla Yakinthou, Sky Croeser, Shae Garwood & Jessica Champagne et al. Lexington Books (December 16, 2013)

Lessons for Social Change in the Global Economy: Voices from the Field provides a global perspective on efforts to create social change. Contributors ground their case studies in strong relationships with activists...


Civil Society and World Regions: How Citizens Are Reshaping Regional Governance in Times of Crisis

by Lorenzo Fioramonti, Sunhyuk Kim, Alan Collins & Antonio Fiori et al. Lexington Books (December 11, 2013)

Civil Society and World Regions contributes to the agenda of “new regionalism” by providing an up-to-date overview of the contributions of civil society to regions across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas....


Cold Peace: China-India Rivalry in the Twenty-First Century

by Jeff M. Smith Lexington Books (December 16, 2013)

Jeff M. Smith’s Cold Peace: China–India Rivalry in the Twenty-Century updates and deepens our understanding of China-India relations by unraveling the complex layers of the contemporary rivalry between the...


The Great Catalyst: European Union Project and Lessons from Greece and Turkey

by Bülent Temel, Ersin Kalaycioglu, George Dourakis & Aylin Ege et al. Lexington Books (December 19, 2013)

This book examines the ways by which the European Union impacts economic and political processes in its member and candidate countries. Positive Turkish and negative Greek experiences suggest that the EU functions...


Social Policy and Change in East Asia

by Yapeng Zhu, James Midgley, James Lee & Raymond Man-hung Ngan et al. Lexington Books (December 11, 2013)

Social Policy and Change in East Asia examines the current state of social policy and social development in East Asia and argues that these two domains should be integrated in order to improve social welfare....


Civil-Military Relationships in Developing Countries

by Glen Segell, Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi, Mpho G. Molomo & Mary Jo Halder et al. Lexington Books (December 16, 2013)

Civil–Military Relationships in Developing Countries analyzes the crucial links between security, democratization, economic development, and state building institutions. With studies of fourteen countries...


Private Anti-Piracy Navies: How Warships for Hire are Changing Maritime Security

by John J. Pitney Jr. & John-Clark Levin Lexington Books (December 12, 2013)

Private Anti-Piracy Navies assesses the historical context, current state, and future prospects of privatizing maritime security vessels. It places particular emphasis on the economic, legal, and operational...


Local Ownership of Peacebuilding in Afghanistan: Shouldering Responsibility for Sustainable Peace and Development

by Chuck Thiessen Lexington Books (November 08, 2013)

In Local Ownership of Peacebuilding in Afghanistan: Shouldering Responsibility for Sustainable Peace and Development, Chuck Thiessen addresses the struggle of the Western-led mission in Afghanistan to ensure...


Writing the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Pragmatism and Historical Inquiry

by Jonathan B. Isacoff Lexington Books (March 30, 2006)

In Writing the Arab-Israeli Conflict Jonathan B. Isacoff constructs the nature of historical knowledge by deftly examining the multiple histories of the Arab-Israeli conflict written by generations of Israeli...


From Lenin to Castro, 1917-1959: Early Encounters between Moscow and Havana

by Mervyn J. Bain Lexington Books (May 09, 2013)

This book utilizes a number of previously unused sources to examine the relationship between Moscow and Havana in the period between the Russian and Cuban Revolutions. It provides a number of important conclusions...


Military Resilience in Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide

by Rachel Suissa Lexington Books (June 14, 2012)

Military Resilience in a Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide, by Rachel Suissa, studies states involved in low-intensity conflicts to offer a corrective to post-modern problems...


Moral Reflections on Foreign Policy in a Religious War

by Ronald H. Stone Lexington Books (May 02, 2008)

Stone argues that religion must be understood in its connections with world politics for the successful conduct of foreign policy. Without peace among religions, there can be no peace, and without understanding...


Iraq and Rupert Hay's Two Years in Kurdistan

by Paul J. Rich Lexington Books (April 29, 2008)

Detailing two years in the life of a British political officer charged with establishing and maintaining British rule in the Kurdish district of Arbil in Iraq, this personal account provides a thorough discussion...


Iraq and Gertrude Bell's The Arab of Mesopotamia

by Paul J. Rich Lexington Books (February 19, 2008)

To understand contemporary Iraq and the ongoing crisis in the Middle East, no book provides a surer guide or more unsettling experience, written as it was for another war, another army, and another time. Gertrude...


Uneasy Neighbors: Israel and the European Union

by Sharon Pardo & Joel Peters Lexington Books (December 15, 2009)

This book offers an analysis of the dynamics of Israeli-European relations and discusses significant developments in that relationship from the late 1950s through to the present day. The emphasis is placed on...


The Rise of China and Chinese International Relations Scholarship

by Hung-jen Wang Lexington Books (August 23, 2013)

This book seeks to explore wide-ranging studies of international relations theory, Sinology, Asian security, and Chinese foreign policy. It targets university libraries, research institutes, and think-tanks...


Multiple Paths to Knowledge in International Relations: Methodology in the Study of Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution

by Glenn Palmer, Richard J. Stoll, Zeev Maoz & Alex Mintz et al. Lexington Books (June 16, 2004)

Multiple Paths to Knowledge in International Relations provides a uniquely valuable view of current approaches and findings in conflict studies. While expanding our knowledge of particular conflicts, from the...


Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to China's Special Administrative Region

by Chak Kwan Chan Lexington Books (September 16, 2011)

Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to Special Administrative Region of China, by Chak Kwan Chan, is the first book which systematically examines Hong Kong's social security policies across...


Hegemony and Power: Consensus and Coercion in Contemporary Politics

by Mark Haugaard & Howard H. Lentner Lexington Books (July 24, 2006)

This book provides the first systematic examination of the relationship of hegemony and power. Nine essays delve into the diverse analytical aspects of the two concepts, and an introduction and conclusion by...


Japan in a Dynamic Asia: Coping with the New Security Challenges

by Yoichiro Sato & Satu Limaye Lexington Books (May 25, 2006)

This collection takes a unique country-by-country approach to examine Japan's relations with individual Asian countries and sub-regions. As Japan's activism increases under the Koizumi administration, Japan...


The Political Economy of International Trade: U.S. Trade Laws, Policy, and Social Cost

by Jae Wan Chung Lexington Books (January 30, 2006)

As both trade deficits and fiscal deficits steadily increased during the 1980s in the U.S., free trade has not stood without its share of suffering. Chung investigates American trade policy from the perspectives...


The West at War

by Bradley C. S. Watson Lexington Books (August 17, 2006)

In The West at War, Bradley C. S. Watson brings together renowned scholars and public policy experts to reflect on perhaps the most pressing problem of our time-the West's increasingly bloody conflict with forces...


Building States without Society: European Union Enlargement and the Transfer of EU Social Policy to Poland and Hungary

by Beate Sissenich Lexington Books (January 26, 2007)

Focusing on the 2004 enlargement of the European Union, Building States without Society highlights the real limits of cross-national rule transfer even when power is uneven between rule-makers and rule-takers....


Trade and Development in a Globalized World: The Unfair Trade Problem in U.S.DThai Trade Relations

by John M. Rothgeb Jr. & Benjamas Chinapandhu Lexington Books (November 27, 2006)

Trade and Development in a Globalized World examines how the unfair trade regulations of advanced countries affect developing societies. In an effort to determine how developing states attempt to cope with the...


Managing Migration: The Promise of Cooperation

by Susan F. Martin, Philip L. Martin & Patrick Weil Lexington Books (April 24, 2006)

Managing Migration presents the valuable results of the Cooperative Efforts to Manage Emigration project, a bottom-up effort to identify models and best practices for spurring economic development and respect...


Negotiating Caribbean Freedom: Peasants and The State in Development

by Michaeline A. Crichlow Lexington Books (January 24, 2005)

Negotiating Caribbean Freedom examines how development programs in Jamaica lock the state and rural smallholders into a relationship that fulfills the agendas of both constituents. It further shows how development...


New Dimensions of Chinese Foreign Policy

by Sujian Guo & Shiping Hua Lexington Books (July 19, 2007)

The concept 'peaceful development' has become the new thinking in Chinese foreign policy under the fourth-generation leadership. But what are the new dimensions of Chinese foreign policy and how do they impact...


Handbook of Canadian Foreign Policy

by Patrick James, Nelson Michaud & Marc O'Reilly Lexington Books (May 04, 2006)

Handbook of Canadian Foreign Policy is the most comprehensive book of its kind, offering an updated examination of Canada's international role some 15 years after the dismantling of the Berlin Wall ushered in...