Category: International Affairs

Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and International by Elisabetta Brighi

By Elisabetta Brighi

This ebook bargains a re-assessment of overseas coverage, in its relation with household politics and diplomacy (IR).

Bringing jointly an enormous physique of literature from IR, international coverage research, comparative politics and public coverage, this booklet systematically reconceptualises overseas coverage as a dialectic, produced by means of the interaction of context, approach and discourse. It argues that international coverage defies effortless understandings and necessitates a posh framework of research, introducing the ‘Strategic-Relational Model’, as conceptualised in severe realism, for the 1st time to the sphere of international coverage research. Combining a entire research of the final century of Italian overseas coverage with an exploration of a key theoretical factor in the box of overseas coverage research and IR, this e-book analyses key episodes inside Italian overseas coverage, together with Italy’s chilly struggle alliance politics, colonial interventions, fascist overseas coverage and Italy’s participation within the wars of Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. It offers a accomplished and up to date account of the long term old trajectory of Italian overseas coverage, from the Liberal age to the ‘Second Republic’, together with all 4 governments of Silvio Berlusconi.

Foreign coverage, household Politics and overseas Relations

could be of curiosity to scholars and students of diplomacy, international coverage research and Italian politics.

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Foreign Policies of India’s Prime Ministers by Harish Kapur

By Harish Kapur

The ebook is at the leading Ministers of India given that Jawaharlal Nehru. A bankruptcy is dedicated to every of them with a spotlight on their international regulations. The wide organisational framework, designed and deployed during this e-book, starts with a quick research in their adolescence, their perceptions of the foreign approach, and the structure in their international regulations, prior to delving into their decisional strategy, and sooner than concluding with an overview in their role.
All the top Ministers have been evidently now not drawn to foreign affairs. although the dimensional dimension of the rustic had inevitably driven them all to accommodate overseas affairs, their position was once variegated and their functionality was once unequal.
While the Nehru-Gandhi family members have been the icons of Indian international relations, there have been others like Morarji Desai, V.P.Singh, H.D.Deve Gowda, Chandra Shekar, and so on. who have been fairly marginal both simply because their mandate was once constrained through time or by way of interest.
The distinctiveness of the publication lies within the undeniable fact that the writer has handled the entire best Ministers, together with those for whom international coverage used to be now not crucial.

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Long Road to Liberation: An exiled Namibian Activist’s by Hans Beukes

By Hans Beukes

‘This ebook is a crucial milestone within the heritage not just of Namibia, yet of Africa. writer Hans Beukes leaves the reader with overall freedom to make his personal conclusions approximately our country’s “long stroll to liberation”. The metaphor is apparent. an extended stroll that uncovers loads of reports and brings loads of realisations.’
Professor Mburumba Kerina

Hans Beukes used to be born within the then South West Africa, now Namibia; attended tuition there and in South Africa – ahead of going into exile – and graduated in Economics on the collage of Oslo; employment within the public provider ahead of turning into a instructor – at secondary and excessive colleges; a spell as Scandinavian correspondent for the Afrikaans language newspaper, Die Burger of Cape city; married, with sons and 3 grandsons.

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Understanding Religious Violence: Thinking Outside the Box by J.P. Larsson

By J.P. Larsson

there's a long-standing worry of that which isn't understood. considering September eleven, 2001 the phobia surrounding the violent components of faith has ended in heightened tensions. study is therefore necessary to counteract the results of 'religious xenophobia'. during this compelling ebook J.P. Larsson investigates non secular violence, terrorism and armed clash as a way to convey the knowledge required for a extra peaceable international and to permit for a framework of clash transformation. This multi-disciplinary textual content will enormously curiosity these within the fields of diplomacy, theology and sociology.

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American Foreign Relations since Independence by Richard Burns,Joseph Siracusa,Jason Flanagan

By Richard Burns,Joseph Siracusa,Jason Flanagan

This booklet offers a succinct and available interpretation of the main occasion and ideas that experience formed U.S. international kin because the American Revolution—historical components that now impact our present debates and commitments within the heart East in addition to Europe and Asia.

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The Politics of Globalization in the United States by Edward S. Cohen

By Edward S. Cohen

From the conflicts over the North American unfastened exchange contract (NAFTA) and the area exchange association to main issue over unlawful immigration and debates over the legit prestige of the English language, politicians and electorate were reconsidering primary questions on American society’s position in a altering international area. employing techniques derived from the examine of foreign and comparative politics, Edward S. Cohen deals a scientific research of the impression of globalization on usa household politics.

Focusing at the seen factor of exchange and the fewer visible components of immigration and language coverage, Cohen demonstrates that globalization is either the reason and results of a brand new courting among the govt., agencies, and electorate in the usa. Globalization has ended in the formation of recent political divisions and coalitions and has brought on deepening conflicts over the needs and objectives of yankee politics. the end result of those conflicts, Cohen argues, will ensure the way forward for American political life.

Showing that globalization has reworked the priorities and duties of sovereign states instead of hastening their loss of life, the ebook will curiosity politicians, policymakers, and scholars trying to find a dialogue of globalization that's grounded within the fresh political heritage of the United States.

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Contemporary India and South Africa: Legacies, Identities, by Sujata Patel,Tina Uys

By Sujata Patel,Tina Uys

This publication bargains with the legacies of the Indian reviews of migration and diaspora in South Africa. It highlights the social imaginaries of the migrants and voters as they negotiate among a reconstructed thought of ‘India’ and their genuine current and destiny within the state of citizenship.

Both South Africa and India have had an extended background of group-based id pursuits opposed to exploitation round caste and race, intersecting with type, gender, language, faith and area. The mixed historical past has allowed them to take part in novel methods within the international enviornment as neighborhood powers. The e-book means that the query of id issues itself with exploitation and oppression of excluded teams in either nations. The authors are rather responsive to the style within which the 2 democratic states have faced the demanding situations of background including modern calls for of inclusion and speak about the dilemmas fascinated about resolving them. the quantity additionally increases questions concerning destiny roles, specially within the fields of schooling and the environment.

It might be of curiosity to these within the fields of sociology, political technological know-how, diplomacy, historical past, migration and diaspora experiences, in addition to to the final reader.

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Feminism and International Relations: Conversations about by J. Ann Tickner,Laura Sjoberg

By J. Ann Tickner,Laura Sjoberg

Feminist diplomacy scholarship within the usa lately celebrated its 20th anniversary. Over these years, feminist researchers have made great growth in regards to the query of ways gender issues in worldwide politics, international economics, and worldwide tradition. The development has been famous either within the educational box of diplomacy and, more and more, within the coverage global.

Celebrating those achievements, this e-book constructs conversations concerning the background, current country of, and way forward for feminist diplomacy as a box throughout subfields of IR, continents, and generations of students. supplying an summary and evaluate of what it capacity to "gender" IR within the 21st century, the quantity has a special structure: it encompasses a sequence of highbrow conversations, providing state of the art learn within the box, with provocative reviews from senior students. It examines concerns together with worldwide governance, the United international locations, conflict, peace, protection, technology, attractiveness, and human rights and addresses key questions including:

  • What does viewing the various difficulties of worldwide politics via gendered lenses appear like within the 21st Century?
  • How do feminisms accommodate transformations in tradition, race, and faith?
  • How do feminist theoretical and coverage analyses healthy jointly?

These conversations approximately feminist IR are obtainable to non-specialist audiences and should be of curiosity to scholars and students of Gender reviews, Feminist Politics and foreign Relations.

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Becoming Rivals: The Process of Interstate Rivalry by Brandon Valeriano

By Brandon Valeriano

Rivalries are a basic element of all foreign interactions. the concept that of competition means that historical animosity could be the such a lot primary variable in explaining and figuring out why states dedicate overseas violence opposed to one another. by means of realizing the ancient elements in the back of the emergence of competition, the thoughts hired through states to house power threats, and the problems endemic to enemies, this ebook seeks to appreciate and are expecting why states turn into opponents.

The fresh raise within the quantitative learn of contention has mostly pointed out who the competitors are, yet now not how they shape and expand. questions about the escalation of contention are vital if we're to appreciate the character of conflictual interactions. This ebook addresses a big examine hole within the box through at once tackling the query of competition formation. as well as making new contributions to the literature, this ebook will summarize a cohesive version of the way all interstate rivalries shape by utilizing either quantitative and qualitative equipment and sources.

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