1. International Environmental Agreements

    International Environmental Agreements

    Edited by Peter H. Sand
    There has been an exponential growth in international environmental treaty-making over the past fifty years, to the point of ‘treaty congestion’ – with a total of more than 1,300 multilateral (global and regional) agreements on the topic and close to 3,000 bilateral ones currently in force. The collection of seminal articles assembled in this volume address this phenomenon from a variety of disciplinary perspectives: international law, political science, and ‘ecological economics’. The objective of this collection is comparative analysis, with a view to identifying common features and common problems of transnational environmental regimes, in light of their historical evolution, their application and effectiveness in practice, and possible lessons learned in their institutional ‘interplay’ with each other. With an original introduction by the editor, this single volume will be an essential resource for researchers and policy makers alike. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 500.00   Web: $ 450.00
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  2. International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

    International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

    Edited by Fausto Pocar
    This timely two-volume set collects together the most influential legal scholarship on the enforcement of human rights at institutional level, both regional and international. The first volume includes articles that discuss charter-based and reporting monitoring procedures as well as the role of high commissioners and treaty bodies. The articles in the second volume focus on the movement towards establishing quasi-judicial procedures, and the judicial enforcement of human rights and interim measures, concluding with a thoughtful consideration of the potential for universal judicial enforcement – a world court of human rights. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this insightful collection will be an essential research resource for those studying, working or teaching in this important field. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 980.00   Web: $ 882.00
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  3. Global Governance

    Global Governance

    Edited by Axel Marx, Jan Wouters
    Global governance emerged as a concept more than two decades ago. Despite its relevance to key processes underlying the major public policy questions of our age, the contours of 'global governance' remain contested and elusive. This Research Collection seeks to clarify key trends and challenges in global governance by bringing together the leading scholarship on its different forms. Alongside an original introduction by the editors, the carefully selected contributions discuss key issues in relation to global governance institutions: democracy, legitimacy, accountability, fragmentation, effectiveness and dispute settlement. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 795.00   Web: $ 715.50
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  4. Global Public Goods

    Global Public Goods

    Edited by Inge Kaul
    Global and transnational challenges figure ever more prominently on national and international policy agendas and are increasingly analysed as global public goods (GPGs). This timely collection, which includes contributions by eminent scholars from a wide range of academic disciplines, provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of the theoretical and empirical research on this topic, and suggestions on where scholarship could go next. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 442.00   Web: $ 397.80
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  5. The Law and Politics of International Organizations

    The Law and Politics of International Organizations

    Edited by Kenneth W. Abbott
    The overarching theme of this collection is the degree to which the activities and even the law of international organizations are embedded in politics. This is demonstrated by episodes such as Security Council authorizations for the use of military force and in activities such as admission of members, financing, voting and civil society participation. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 967.00   Web: $ 870.30
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  6. Geopolitics of Foreign Aid

    Geopolitics of Foreign Aid

    Edited by Helen V. Milner, Dean Tingley
    Foreign aid remains a crucial policy tool of donor countries, and many countries throughout the world have been or continue to be recipients of aid. In this two-volume set, Professor Milner and Professor Tingley bring together the key published articles from a variety of disciplines which explore and elucidate the geopolitics of foreign aid. The volumes investigate the motivations for giving aid, the politics surrounding aid for donors and recipients, the role of international institutions and military aid. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 740.00   Web: $ 666.00
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  7. International Relations: The Great Debates

    International Relations: The Great Debates

    Edited by Rainer Baumann, Peter Mayer, Bernhard Zangl
    The history of international relations has been shaped by a sequence of ‘Great Debates’, in which leading scholars of the field advanced, challenged, and defended views about the assumptions that should inform the study of world politics. In this authoritative collection, the editors bring together for the first time the most important contributions to these inspiring intellectual exchanges and provide an excellent overview of the discipline’s development since its inception in the early 20th century. Students and scholars in international relations as well as neighboring disciplines will find these volumes to be an indispensable and highly informative source of reference. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 1,317.00   Web: $ 1,185.30
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  8. Terrorism


    Edited by Rosemary H.T. O’Kane
    This two-volume set presents a comprehensive selection of some of the most significant published papers and articles on terrorism. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 564.00   Web: $ 507.60
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  9. Transforming International Organizations

    Transforming International Organizations

    Edited by William G. Egelhoff
    International strategies and the organizational designs of multinational corporations are in a period of transition; the dominant designs of the recent past are gone and new dominant designs have not yet emerged. This authoritative collection of articles by leading international scholars presents the dominant ways of examining and understanding these current changes. It investigates contrasting points of view and provides the reader with a framework for evaluating the transformation of international corporations and for developing a critical insight which will be as useful for understanding future changes as it is for understanding those that have already occurred. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 365.00   Web: $ 328.50
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  10. Plato


    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    Plato of Athens (c 429–347 BC) is the earliest European thinker whose thoughts on politics survive to any great extent. His work, contained in The Republic, the Statesman, the Laws and the unfinished Critias, amongst other works, has made major contributions to the agenda of Western Political thought and its content. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 616.00   Web: $ 554.40
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  11. Locke


    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    John Locke (1632–1704), the English philosopher, has had a wide-ranging influence on modern political thought. Locke’s political philosophy is based on the premise that by nature human beings are equal and that therefore no-one is under the authority of another unless by his own consent. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 700.00   Web: $ 630.00
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  12. Great Political Thinkers

    Great Political Thinkers

    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    This important series presents critical appraisals of great political thinkers from the Greeks to present day. It focuses in particular on those thinkers who are generally recognized as being central to the evolution and development of political thought. The series will be indispensable for a clear understanding of the origin and development of political ideas and the role played by the leading protagonists of the past. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 4,940.00   Web: $ 4,446.00
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  13. Augustine


    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    Born in what is now Algeria, Augustine trained in classical Latin rhetoric and became a professor of rhetoric in Rome. He later studied neo-Platonic philosophy and experienced a conversion to Christianity in 386. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 602.00   Web: $ 541.80
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  14. Aristotle


    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    Aristotle (384–322 BC) was born in Northern Greece. He moved to Athens where he associated himself with Plato’s academy. He later became tutor to the young Alexander the Great at the Macedonian court but returned to Athens in 335 to found his own school of philosophy. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 700.00   Web: $ 630.00
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  15. Aquinas


    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    Thomas Aquinas (1224–74) was born in Naples of a powerful Italian family. He took part in the major philosophical and theological controversies of his day and fought the decisive battle which re-admitted the study of the works of Aristotle. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 647.00   Web: $ 582.30
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  16. Grotius


    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    Hugo Grotius (1583–1645), the Dutch jurist and philosopher, is a key theorist of the post-mediaeval state. According to Grotius, the state is not subject to any terrestrial superior, either political or ecclesiastical. His political writings develop the consequences of this condition including the construction of state authority in terms of 'natural rights', acknowledging the right to self-protection and the needs of individuals. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 700.00   Web: $ 630.00
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  17. Machiavelli


    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    The work of Niccolo Machiavelli (1469–1527) has a variety of meanings for different interpreters. Some attribute to him a new 'scientific method' of drawing conclusions from practical or historical experience in order to form rules for successful political behaviour, with its emphasis on man's behavioural patterns rather than on moral precepts as a basis for politics. Others attribute to him a belief in the autonomy of the state - that the state is a structure governed by its own laws of development and that it finds its justification only in terms of its success. Others again emphasise his republicanism and see him as a theorist of the modern state. [Some believe his first name is the proper basis of an appellation of the Devil.] Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 724.00   Web: $ 651.60
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  18. Hobbes


    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679) is best known for his development of the concept of sovereignty, which was treated most clearly in his great work, Leviathan. Whilst Hobbes was not the first theorist of sovereignty, he remains perhaps the most thorough exponent of the concept. His accounts of morality and religion, as well as of government, are set out in a way that precludes legitimate challenge to the sovereign's authority: and the soovereign, whether monarchical or republican or parliamentary, was taken by Hobbes to be fundamental to civil life. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 1,059.00   Web: $ 953.10
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  19. More


    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    Thomas More (1478–1535), English statesman, author and saint, was a lawyer, politician and diplomat, a leading member of the Renaissance of northern Europe and a defender of the Roman Catholic faith. In the history of political thought More is remembered as the author of Utopia, a little book which gave rise to a genre of literature and a name for a mode of theorising, which explicitly criticises existing political and social arrangements from a radical perspective and also offers new ideals and illustrates how these might be realised in an imaginery society. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 555.00   Web: $ 499.50
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  20. Hume


    Edited by John Dunn, Ian Harris
    The work of David Hume (1711–76), the Scottish historian and philosopher, constitutes a break with the assumptions of his predecessors who ssuggested that our ideas and practices answered to a rational design, whether divine or human. Instead Hume emphasized the origins of our ideas in sensation, suggested that reason was properly the slave of the passions, and located the origins of social and political institutions in utility and sentiment. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 663.00   Web: $ 596.70
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