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  1. Knowledge, Desire and Power in Global Politics

    Knowledge, Desire and Power in Global Politics

    Chengxin Pan
    Knowledge, Desire and Power in Global Politics is the first systematic and deconstructive analysis of contemporary Western representation of China’s rise. Setting itself apart from the mainstream empiricist literature, its critical interpretative approach and unconventional and innovative perspective will not only strongly appeal to academics, students and the broader reading public, but also likely spark debate in the field of Chinese international relations. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  2. Transnational Civil Society in China

    Transnational Civil Society in China

    Chen Jie
    This book discusses the penetration, growth and operation of transnational civil society (TCS) in China. It explores TCS’ impacts on the incremental development of China’s political pluralism, mainly through exploring the influences of the leading TCS actors on the country’s bottom-up and self-governing activist NGOs that have sprung up spontaneously, in terms of capacities, strategies, leadership and political outlook, as a result of complex interactions between the two sectors. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Globalization and Culture

    Globalization and Culture

    Edited by Manfred B. Steger
    Globalization has been the subject of fierce academic and public debates over the past two decades, but the focus has tended to revolve around ‘objective’ aspects linked to economics and technology. This authoritative two-volume set, edited by a leading academic in the field, brings together important papers which cover the equally crucial ‘subjective’ dimensions with particular emphasis on the production and dispersion of cultural meanings, identities and practices. Along with an original introduction, this research collection will be of use to anyone with an interest in the subject of globalization and culture. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 639.00   Web: $ 575.10
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  4. Financial Elites and Transnational Business

    Financial Elites and Transnational Business

    Edited by Georgina Murray, John Scott
    Several expert contributors focus on global issues, including the role of transnational finance, interlocking directorates, ownership and tax havens. Others examine how these issues at the global level interact with the regional or nation state level in the US, the UK, China, Australia and Mexico. The books scrutinizes globalization from a fresh, holistic perspective, examining the relationship between the national and transnational to uncover the most significant structures and agents of power. Possible policy futures are also considered. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  5. Good Government

    Good Government

    Edited by Sören Holmberg, Bo Rothstein
    In all societies, the quality of government institutions is of the utmost importance for the well-being of its citizens. Problems like high infant mortality, lack of access to safe water, unhappiness and poverty are not primarily caused by a lack of technical equipment, effective medicines or other types of knowledge generated by the natural or engineering sciences. Instead, the critical problem is that the majority of the world’s population live in societies that have dysfunctional government institutions. Central issues discussed in the book include: how can good government be conceptualized and measured, what are the effects of ‘bad government’ and how can the quality of government be improved? Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  6. Asian Responses to the Global Financial Crisis

    Asian Responses to the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Jehoon Park, T. J. Pempel, Geng Xiao
    The expert contributors – both Asian and Western – illustrate that as G20 members, many Asian countries are now able to showcase their increasing powers and influence on global issues. Within this context, and via multidisciplinary economic and political science perspectives, the book deals with various issues such as World System analysis, the debate between the Washington Consensus and the Beijing Consensus, roles within the G20, and the contribution of ‘middle’ powers such as Korea and Australia. The application of European experiences to Asia is also considered, as are perspectives from the US. The book concludes that the key to resolving the current global economic crisis lies in how quickly a new global governance and monitoring system can be constructed, and that there are multiple roles for Asian countries to play in its development. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. Political Governance of Capitalism

    Political Governance of Capitalism

    Helmut Willke, Gerhard Willke
    This path-breaking book highlights that systemic risks emerge from a globally operating financial industry that is not only disconnected from the real economy but also allowed to hide in ‘shadow banking’ practices. Governance based on national regimes fails to cover ‘finance-led’ global capitalism. The authors argue that the risk of systemic meltdown will reappear unless intelligent governance regimes are installed, combining legally binding rules and civil society pressures to restore the balance between risk-taking and accountability. They illustrate the goal is ‘resilient’ capitalism in which the rules of the game are set by politics and knowledge-based discourse. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  8. Making Fishery Agreements Work

    Making Fishery Agreements Work

    Geir Hønneland
    Why do people obey the law? And why do states abide by their international commitments? These are among the questions raised in this important book. The setting is the Barents Sea, home to some of the most productive fishing grounds on the planet, including the world’s largest cod stock. Norway and Russia manage these fish resources together, in what appears to be a successful exception to the rule of failed fisheries management: stocks are in good shape, institutional cooperation is expanding and takes place in a constructive atmosphere. The author argues that post-agreement bargaining helps activate norms and establish standard operating procedure that furthers precautionary fisheries management. Learn More
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  9. The Politics of Accounting Regulation

    The Politics of Accounting Regulation

    Sebastian Botzem
    The global financial crisis underlines the relevance of accounting standards as much more than instrumental rules for corporate reporting. This important book details the accounting standards that embody societal and professional values and contribute to the distribution of financial benefits that put international harmonization of standards into the limelight. Sebastian Botzem reveals that international standards have emerged after decades of contest and political bargaining, which resulted in closely aligned standards, voluntary consultation procedures and a network structure comprising actors mainly stemming from global auditing firms, regulators and international organizations. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. International Handbook on Informal Governance

    International Handbook on Informal Governance

    Edited by Thomas Christiansen, Christine Neuhold
    Acknowledging that governance relies not only on formal rules and institutions but to a significant degree also on informal practices and arrangements, this unique Handbook examines and analyses a wide variety of theoretical, conceptual and normative perspectives on informal governance. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 272.00   Web: $ 244.80
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 78.00   Web: $ 62.40
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  11. Russia’s Energy Policies

    Russia’s Energy Policies

    Edited by Pami Aalto
    Russia's vast energy reserves, and its policies towards them have enormous importance in the current geopolitical landscape. This important book examines Russia’s energy policies on the national, interregional and global level. It pays particular attention to energy policy actors ranging from state, federal and regional actors, to energy companies and international financial actors and organizations. The book models the formation of Russia’s energy policies in terms of how energy policy actors perceive and map their policy environment. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  12. Migration and Global Governance

    Migration and Global Governance

    Edited by Alan Gamlen, Katharine Marsh
    In this noteworthy collection, the editors present the key articles published over the past twenty years which illustrate three related ‘modes’ of governing migration: a national mode, an international mode and a transnational mode. In recent years a new phase of migration policy-making has emerged: nation states, international organizations and NGOs have increasingly directed their efforts towards cooperative management of transnational flows and networks. With an original introduction by the editors, this ground-breaking volume explores the rise of this distinctive new transnational approach in relation to other pre-existing and emerging modes of regulating global migration. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 439.00   Web: $ 395.10
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  13. The Geopolitics of Natural Resources

    The Geopolitics of Natural Resources

    Edited by David Lewis Feldman
    This significant collection examines the diverse ways natural resources are managed and controlled and the controversies that arise regarding their use, allocation, and protection resulting from governance decisions and policies. Professor Feldman has selected seminal works which focus on several key issues, including the role of common property resources in questions of trans-boundary resource management, the diverse ways societies and interest groups accord value to resources and their use, and how resources are catalysts for both international conflict and cooperation. This authoritative volume will be of immense value to students, professionals and practitioners interested in the field of geopolitics and natural resources. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 378.00   Web: $ 340.20
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  14. The Power of Networks

    The Power of Networks

    Mikkel Flyverbom
    With an ever-growing number of users, the Internet is central to the processes of globalization, cultural formations, social encounters and economic development. These aside, it is also fast becoming an important political domain. Struggles over disclosure, access and regulation are only the most visible signs that the Internet is quickly becoming a site of fierce political conflict involving states, technical groups, business and civil society. As the debate over the global politics of the Internet intensifies, this book will be a valuable guide for anyone seeking to understand the emergence, organization and shape of this new issue. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  15. Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations

    Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations

    Edited by Jan Klabbers, Åsa Wallendahl
    This pioneering Research Handbook with contributions from renowned experts, provides an overview of the general doctrines making up the law of international organizations. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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  16. The OECD

    The OECD

    Peter Carroll, Aynsley Kellow
    The book reveals, for the first time, the origins, growth and complex role of the OECD as it celebrates its fiftieth anniversary, showing how it has adapted – for the most part successfully – to the changing needs of its members, both large and small. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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  17. The Handbook of Globalisation, Second Edition

    The Handbook of Globalisation, Second Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Michie
    With contributions from the leading commentators in the field and an over-arching introduction from the editor, the concerns of this updated and revised Handbook are two-fold. Firstly, to redefine the concept of globalisation and dispel the haze that surrounds it through a systematic and thorough examination of the debate. Secondly, to advance the frontiers of current critical thinking on the role and impact of globalisation, on the winners and losers in the process, and on the implications for society, the economy and governance. Learn More
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  18. Mirages of International Justice

    Mirages of International Justice

    Matthew Parish
    Since the end of the Cold War there has been an explosion of international courts and tribunals that sit apart from domestic legal systems, yet they are often woefully inadequate for their stated purposes. This book explores common problems across these courts, and applies a constructivist theory of international relations to explain their operation. Learn More
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  19. The Handbook on the Political Economy of War

    The Handbook on the Political Economy of War

    Edited by Christopher J. Coyne, Rachel L. Mathers
    By defining political economy and war in the broadest sense, this unique Handbook brings together a wide range of interdisciplinary scholars from economics, political science, sociology, and policy studies to address a multitude of important topics. These include an analysis of why wars begin, how wars are waged, what happens after war has ceased, and the various alternatives to war. Other sections explore civil war and revolution, the arms trade, economic and political systems, and post-conflict reconstruction and nation building. Policymakers as well as academics and students of political science, economics, public policy and sociology will find this volume to be an engaging and enlightening read. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 309.00   Web: $ 278.10
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 81.00   Web: $ 64.80
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  20. Democracy and Dissent

    Democracy and Dissent

    Frank Vibert
    Frank Vibert expertly examines the fundamental issues involved in attempts to rethink international institutions and their rule making procedures. He analyses the basic problems with the existing system and the main approaches to its reform. The book rejects the idea that there are any simple institutional ‘fixes’ for current problems – such as relying on the G20 to coordinate global rule making and also rejects more ambitious attempts to prescribe new general organizing principles for world governance. It calls instead for specific remedies for specific problems. The author recommends new procedures for all international rule making so that both expert groups and governments are subject to much stronger external checks on what they do. Learn More
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