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Globalization, Security, and the Nation State
Globalization, Security, and the Nation State (May 2005)
Paradigms in Transition
Ersel Aydinli - Editor
James N. Rosenau - Editor

Explores the impact of globalization on the conduct of international affairs.

This volume studies the links among the concepts of globalization, security, and the authority of the nation state, drawing attention to why and how these three concepts are interrelated and why they should be studied together. Contributors explore the connections between security and global transformations, and the corresponding or resultin...(Read More)
Identity and Institutions
Identity and Institutions (May 2005)
Conflict Reduction in Divided Societies
Neal G. Jesse - Author
Kristen P. Williams - Author

Explores the role of international institutions in reducing conflict in multiethnic societies.

How can conflicts between various nationalist/ethnic groups be reduced? Combining theory with case studies of Spain and Ireland, Neal G. Jesse and Kristen P. Williams develop an argument favoring a solution that links resolving issues of identity and perceptions of inequality to the establishment of cross-national, democratic i...(Read More)
Imperialism and Internationalism in the Discipline of International Relations
Imperialism and Internationalism in the Discipline of International Relations (March 2005)
David Long - Editor
Brian C. Schmidt - Editor

Essays on the early disciplinary history of international relations.

What were the guiding themes of the discipline of International Relations before World War II? The traditional disciplinary history has long viewed this time period as one guided by idealism and then challenged by realism. This book reconstructs in detail some of the formative episodes of the field’s early development and arrives at the conclu...(Read More)
United We Stand?
United We Stand? (February 2005)
Divide-and-Conquer Politics and the Logic of International Hostility
Aaron Belkin - Author

Argues that leaders sometimes promote international conflicts to keep their own military politically divided.

It has long been assumed that leaders engage in international conflict to unify their followers—what is often called the "rally 'round the flag" hypothesis. Despite its intuitive appeal, however, this hypothesis does not always provide a compelling explanation of the relationship between domestic...(Read More)

Sovereignty, Democracy, and Global Civil Society
Sovereignty, Democracy, and Global Civil Society (January 2005)
State-Society Relations at UN World Conferences
Elisabeth Jay Friedman - Author
Kathryn Hochstetler - Author
Ann Marie Clark - Author

Examines the growing power of nongovernmental organizations by looking at UN World Conferences.

Sovereignty, Democracy, and Global Civil Society explores the growing power of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) by analyzing a microcosm of contemporary global state-society relations at UN World Conferences. The intense interactions between states and NGOs at conferences on the environment, human rights, women's iss...(Read More)

Globalization and the Environment
Globalization and the Environment (August 2004)
Greening Global Political Economy
Gabriela Kutting - Author

Examines how globalization and the environment are connected issues.

This groundbreaking study brings together economic globalization and the environment as never before. Gabriela Kütting argues for an "eco-holistic" approach that merges social, political, economic, and environmental analysis, so that a globalizing political economy may be understood in relation to environmental and social concerns. Key...(Read More)
International Relations under Risk
International Relations under Risk (August 2004)
Framing State Choice
Jeffrey D. Berejikian - Author

Argues that international relations ought to be anchored in realistic models of human decision making.

The field of international relations is only now beginning to take notice of cognitive models of decision making. Arguing against the trend of adopting formalistic depictions of human choice, Berejikian suggests that international relations and realistic models of human decision making go hand-in-hand. The result is a s...(Read More)
Collective Preventive Diplomacy
Collective Preventive Diplomacy (June 2004)
A Study in International Conflict Management
Barry H. Steiner - Author

Examines how and why great powers act to defuse ethnic conflict within small powers.

Powerful nations have often assumed a leadership role in international relations by becoming involved in ethnic conflict arising within small states. Recently however, their willingness to do so, at least unilaterally, has diminished. This study focuses on why and how powerful nations have acted together to dampen or forestall the exp...(Read More)
Landmines and Human Security
Landmines and Human Security (June 2004)
International Politics and War's Hidden Legacy
Richard A. Matthew - Editor
Bryan McDonald - Editor
Kenneth R. Rutherford - Editor
Her Majesty Queen Noor - Foreword by
The Honorable Lloyd Axworthy - Foreword by
Lady Heather Mills McCartney - Foreword by
Sir Paul McCartney - Foreword by
Senator Patrick Leahy - Foreword by

Recounts and evaluates the worldwide effort to ban landmines.

“This volume charts how a diverse group of individuals with no common affiliation or political interest other than their collective cause, using modern networking and communications, can bring about social change. In documenting this alone, this volume has done great service.” — Journal of Peace Research

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Democratizing Global Politics
Democratizing Global Politics (March 2004)
Discourse Norms, International Regimes, and Political Community
Rodger A. Payne - Author
Nayef H. Samhat - Author

Argues that international institutions are becoming increasingly democratized.

Historically, international institutions have been secretive and not particularly democratic. They have typically excluded almost all interested parties except the representatives of the most powerful nations. Because of this "deficit of democracy" international organizations and regimes have found themselves the target of protest...(Read More)
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