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  • Marx and Lenin in Africa and Asia

    Marx and Lenin in Africa and Asia

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032130798

    The spectres of Marx and Lenin have long loomed prominently in Africa and Asia and they still do so in the 21st century. Many of the founding fathers of postcolonial republics believed socialism could transform their societies. Yet what socialism me…

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415680998

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and soc…

  • Corruption in the Aftermath of War

    Corruption in the Aftermath of War

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138100022

    Corruption is a serious concern, one which can undermine state legitimacy, exacerbate inequality, and affect trust between social groups. Such effects are particularly problematic in societies that have gone through violent conflict, and are struggl…

  • Corruption in the Aftermath of War

    Corruption in the Aftermath of War

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138097322

    Corruption is a serious concern, one which can undermine state legitimacy, exacerbate inequality, and affect trust between social groups. Such effects are particularly problematic in societies that have gone through violent conflict, and are struggl…

  • Terrorism and the Politics of Naming

    Terrorism and the Politics of Naming

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415413725

    Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume assesses the nature, power, role and function of names in global politics and the international media. Names are not objective, they accrue subjective associations, for ex…

  • Terrorism and the Politics of Naming

    Terrorism and the Politics of Naming

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138873728

    Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume assesses the nature, power, role and function of names in global politics and the international media. Names are not objective, they accrue subjective associations, for ex…

  • The International Politics of Ebola

    The International Politics of Ebola

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367139070

    The outbreak of Ebola virus disease that gripped Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone through much of 2014 and 2015 was undoubtedly a health emergency, yet it was also a global political event. This book examines the international politics of the Ebola…

  • The International Politics of Ebola

    The International Politics of Ebola

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138293588

    The outbreak of Ebola virus disease that gripped Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone through much of 2014 and 2015 was undoubtedly a health emergency, yet it was also a global political event. This book examines the international politics of the Ebola…

  • War Economies and Post-war Crime

    War Economies and Post-war Crime

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367203351

    Even when armed conflicts formally end, the transition to peace is not clear-cut. This comprehensive volume explores the mounting evidence which suggests that it is rather ‘unlikely to see a clean break from violence to consent, from theft to…

  • Decolonising Curricula and Pedagogy in Higher Education

    Decolonising Curricula and Pedagogy in Higher Education

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367747329

    This book brings together voices from the Global South and Global North to think through what it means, in practice, to decolonise contemporary higher education. Occasionally, a theoretical concept arises in academic debate that cuts across individu…

  • Renewing International Labour Studies

    Renewing International Labour Studies

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415850322

    This volume seeks to re-energise the paradigm of the New International Labour Studies by detailing how struggles over the construction, reproduction, utilisation and restructuring of labour forces are the contested social foundations upon which the…

  • Renewing International Labour Studies

    Renewing International Labour Studies

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415593854

    This volume seeks to re-energise the paradigm of the New International Labour Studies by detailing how struggles over the construction, reproduction, utilisation and restructuring of labour forces are the contested social foundations upon which the…

  • Post-conflict Reconstruction and Local Government

    Post-conflict Reconstruction and Local Government

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032089171

    The subject of local government and post-conflict reconstruction sits at the intersection of several interrelated research areas, notably conflict/peacebuilding, governance, and political economy. This volume addresses a gap in the academic literatu…

  • Post-conflict Reconstruction and Local Government

    Post-conflict Reconstruction and Local Government

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367273293

    The subject of local government and post-conflict reconstruction sits at the intersection of several interrelated research areas, notably conflict/peacebuilding, governance, and political economy. This volume addresses a gap in the academic literatu…

  • The UN and the Global South, 1945 and 2015

    The UN and the Global South, 1945 and 2015

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138222922

    There is a woeful neglect of the current United Nations in the academic and policy literatures, and so it is unsurprising that an examination of that multilateral structure before 1945 shows an even more egregious absence of analytical attention. Su…

  • The UN and the Global South, 1945 and 2015

    The UN and the Global South, 1945 and 2015

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367109318

    There is a woeful neglect of the current United Nations in the academic and policy literatures, and so it is unsurprising that an examination of that multilateral structure before 1945 shows an even more egregious absence of analytical attention. Su…

  • After the Third World?

    After the Third World?

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138874794

    The emergence of the 'Third World' is generally traced to onset of the Cold War and decolonization in the 1940s and 1950s. In the 1960s and 1970s the "three worlds of development" were central to the wider dynamics of the changing international orde…

  • After the Third World?

    After the Third World?

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415466370

    The emergence of the 'Third World' is generally traced to onset of the Cold War and decolonization in the 1940s and 1950s. In the 1960s and 1970s the "three worlds of development" were central to the wider dynamics of the changing international orde…

  • Negotiating Well-being in Central Asia

    Negotiating Well-being in Central Asia

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138798052

    Much scholarship of any region focuses on the perceived problems that hold back a population. Central Asia is no exception, as it is a region with political, economic, and environmental problems that seem to keep Central Asians from a "better" futur…

  • New Mechanisms of Participation in Extractive Governance

    New Mechanisms of Participation in Extractive Governance

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815360476

    The scholarly debate on deliberative democracy often suggests that participatory processes will contribute to make environmental governance not only more legitimate and effective, but also lead to the empowerment of marginalized social groups. Criti…

  • Emerging Powers and the UN

    Emerging Powers and the UN

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138947320

    The post-2015 sustainable development goals and the changing environment for development cooperation requires a renewed and transformed UN system. In line with their increasing significance as economic powers, a growing number of emerging countries…

  • Emerging Powers and the UN

    Emerging Powers and the UN

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138086548

    The post-2015 sustainable development goals and the changing environment for development cooperation requires a renewed and transformed UN system. In line with their increasing significance as economic powers, a growing number of emerging countries…

  • Urban Spaces and Lifestyles in Central Asia and Beyond

    Urban Spaces and Lifestyles in Central Asia and Beyond

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367218669

    This volume contributes new insights to the scientific debate on post-Socialist urbanities. Based on ethnographic research in cities of Central Asia, the Caucasus and Russia, its contributions scrutinise the social production of diverse public, paro…

  • Urban Spaces and Lifestyles in Central Asia and Beyond

    Urban Spaces and Lifestyles in Central Asia and Beyond

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138743199

    This volume contributes new insights to the scientific debate on post-Socialist urbanities. Based on ethnographic research in cities of Central Asia, the Caucasus and Russia, its contributions scrutinise the social production of diverse public, paro…

  • China's Contingencies and Globalization

    China's Contingencies and Globalization

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367139209

    How have Chinese views on globalization developed over time? How is China managing the new normal of slower growth? Is China creating an alternative modernity? Is China a status quo power or a reform power? Can China manage its growing international…

  • China's Contingencies and Globalization

    China's Contingencies and Globalization

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138293052

    How have Chinese views on globalization developed over time? How is China managing the new normal of slower growth? Is China creating an alternative modernity? Is China a status quo power or a reform power? Can China manage its growing international…

  • Food Sovereignty

    Food Sovereignty

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415786348

    A fundamentally contested concept, food sovereignty (FS) has – as a political project and campaign, an alternative, a social movement and an analytical framework – barged into global discourses, both political and academic, over the past…

  • Food Sovereignty

    Food Sovereignty

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367110383

    A fundamentally contested concept, food sovereignty (FS) has – as a political project and campaign, an alternative, a social movement and an analytical framework – barged into global discourses, both political and academic, over the past…

  • Everyday Energy Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Everyday Energy Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138122574

    The perception of Central Asia and its place in the world has come to be shaped by its large oil and gas reserves. Literature on energy in the region has thus largely focused on related geopolitical issues and national policies. However, little is k…

  • Everyday Energy Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Everyday Energy Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138097278

    The perception of Central Asia and its place in the world has come to be shaped by its large oil and gas reserves. Literature on energy in the region has thus largely focused on related geopolitical issues and national policies. However, little is k…

  • Health, Drugs and Healing in Central Asia

    Health, Drugs and Healing in Central Asia

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415739115

    This volume contains five chapters written by American, European and Central Asian scholars, who examine a range of issues critical to our understanding of health and healing in contemporary Central Asia. Grounded in the review of medical literature…

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138069718

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unp…

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367321772

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unp…

  • Rising Powers and South-South Cooperation

    Rising Powers and South-South Cooperation

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367109516

    This book examines the extent to which a space has opened up in recent years for the so-called "rising powers" of the global South to offer an alternative to contemporary global economic and political governance through emergent forms of South-South…

  • Rising Powers and South-South Cooperation

    Rising Powers and South-South Cooperation

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138293175

    This book examines the extent to which a space has opened up in recent years for the so-called "rising powers" of the global South to offer an alternative to contemporary global economic and political governance through emergent forms of South-South…

  • From Nation-Building to State-Building

    From Nation-Building to State-Building

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415495219

    This book examines the history of nation-building during the era of decolonization and the Cold War, and on the more recent post-Cold War and post-9/11 pursuit of nation-building in what have become known as ‘collapsed’ or ‘failed&…

  • From Nation-Building to State-Building

    From Nation-Building to State-Building

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415413787

    This book examines the history of nation-building during the era of decolonization and the Cold War, and on the more recent post-Cold War and post-9/11 pursuit of nation-building in what have become known as ‘collapsed’ or ‘failed&…

  • War, Peace and Progress in the 21st Century

    War, Peace and Progress in the 21st Century

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415588591

    The history of development is one marked by insecurities, violence, and persistent conflict. It is not surprising, therefore, that development is now thought of as one of the central challenges of world politics. However, its complexities are often…

  • Rising Powers and State Transformation

    Rising Powers and State Transformation

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367895877

    Rising Powers and State Transformation advances the concept of ‘state transformation’ as a useful lens through which to examine rising power states’ foreign policymaking and implementation, with chapters dedicated to China, Russia,…

  • Developmental and Cultural Nationalisms

    Developmental and Cultural Nationalisms

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415469289

    Premature announcements of the eclipse of nation states under 'globalization' and 'empire' stand exposed as the 21st century's first economic crisis underlines their continuing importance. A predominantly cultural study of nationalism was unable to…

  • Developmental and Cultural Nationalisms

    Developmental and Cultural Nationalisms

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138967588

    Premature announcements of the eclipse of nation states under 'globalization' and 'empire' stand exposed as the 21st century's first economic crisis underlines their continuing importance. A predominantly cultural study of nationalism was unable to…

  • Identity, Inequity and Inequality in India and China

    Identity, Inequity and Inequality in India and China

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415859691

    This volume explores how difference is constructed, manifested, mobilised and obscured in socially uneven societies, particularly those fuelled by neoliberal economic growth in the recent years. The book approaches difference as a double edged conce…

  • The Long War - Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and Collapsing States

    The Long War - Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and Collapsing States

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415464796

    The rise and fall of the Cold War coincided with the universalization and consolidation of the modern nation-state as the key unit of the wider international system. A key characteristic of the post-Cold War era, in which the US has emerged as the s…

  • Rising Powers and the Future of Global Governance

    Rising Powers and the Future of Global Governance

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415714051

    This volume contributes to the growing debate surrounding the impact that the rising powers may or may not be having on contemporary global political and economic governance. Through studies of Brazil, India, China, and other important developing co…

  • Sustainable Development in Africa-EU relations

    Sustainable Development in Africa-EU relations

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815396499

    The European Union has been one of the most vocal advocates of ‘sustainable development’, particularly in its dealings with developing countries. Even prior to the formulation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the EU has in…

  • Globalisation and Migration

    Globalisation and Migration

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415468329

    This book critically examines the new issues and new politics regarding migration in the era of globalisation from a majority world perspective. It examines the current shifts in the global political economy and the effects it has, for example, in r…

  • Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia

    Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138734470

    Newly gained sovereignty, uneven penetration of neo-liberal ideals and the growth of disparate capitalist markets have elicited varied responses in Central Asia. What does development mean for the political class and for ordinary citizens? What are…

  • Violence and the Third World in International Relations

    Violence and the Third World in International Relations

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367370114

    Violence and the Third World in International Relations is intended as a contribution to the decolonization of international relations, and especially of international security studies, much of which is dominated by a self-sustaining Eurocentrism.…

  • Beyond the Gatekeeper State

    Beyond the Gatekeeper State

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367373603

    Beyond the Gatekeeper State explores the dynamic changes occurring within and between African states, and the international system since the turn of the century. Frederick Cooper’s model of ‘gatekeeper states’ – shaped as mu…

  • Rising Powers in International Conflict Management

    Rising Powers in International Conflict Management

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367429225

    Rising Powers in International Conflict Management locates rising powers in the international conflict management tableau and decrypts their main motives and limitations in the enactment of their peacebuilding role. The book sheds light on commonal…

  • Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq

    Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq
    av Sultan Barakat

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415464246

    Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume seeks to analyze to what extent the controversial US policy of democratizing the Middle East with pre-emptive invasions was justified or effective. Post 9/11 the US devel…

  • Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq

    Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq
    av Sultan Barakat

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415413718

    Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume seeks to analyze to what extent the controversial US policy of democratizing the Middle East with pre-emptive invasions was justified or effective. Post 9/11 the US devel…

  • The Agency of the Governed in the Global South

    The Agency of the Governed in the Global South

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367086732

    Research on global norm diffusion and institutional transfer has often neglected the agency of the governed. This collection argues that limited statehood – the lack of state capacities in most parts of the global South – provides opport…

  • New Actors and Alliances in Development

    New Actors and Alliances in Development

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138799752

    This collection brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars exploring how development financing and interventions are being shaped by a wider and more complex platform of actors than usually considered in the existing literature. The cont…

  • People Power in an Era of Global Crisis

    People Power in an Era of Global Crisis

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415500098

    A quarter of a century has now passed since the historic popular uprising that led to the overthrow of the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines. The mass movement known as the "People Power Revolution" was not only pivotal to the democra…

  • Studying the State

    Studying the State

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367373573

    Studying the State explores the results of governments in the Global South, particularly in Latin America, turning to the state as a vehicle for mobilizing people, resources and political change. The book evaluates the results of this return to th…

  • Innovations in 'Sport for Development and Peace' Research

    Innovations in 'Sport for Development and Peace' Research

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367138493

    Transnational organizations and practitioners who use sport for international development often position sport as a unique option for tackling development challenges. While sport can be a tool for social change, the authors in this collection bring…

  • The Development Dictionary @25

    The Development Dictionary @25

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138323476

    Few books in the history of Development Studies have had an impact like The Development Dictionary – A Guide to Knowledge as Power, which was edited by Wolfgang Sachs and published by Zed Books in 1992. The Development Dictionary was crucial i…

  • The Green Economy in the Global South

    The Green Economy in the Global South

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367133511

    The idea and practice of the ‘green economy’ is gaining momentum, coinciding with financial instability and continued economic woe in the Global North, but generally more positive economic circumstances in the Global South. ‘Green…

  • The Green Economy in the Global South

    The Green Economy in the Global South

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138291201

    The idea and practice of the ‘green economy’ is gaining momentum, coinciding with financial instability and continued economic woe in the Global North, but generally more positive economic circumstances in the Global South. ‘Green…

  • The Politics of Rights

    The Politics of Rights

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415437721

    Since the late 1990s, development institutions have increasingly used the language of rights in their policy and practice. This special issue on feminist perspectives on politics of rights explores the strategies, tensions and challenges associated…

  • The Politics of Rights

    The Politics of Rights

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415459068

    Since the late 1990s, development institutions have increasingly used the language of rights in their policy and practice. This special issue on feminist perspectives on politics of rights explores the strategies, tensions and challenges associated…

  • Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan?s ?Tulip Revolution?

    Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan?s ?Tulip Revolution?

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415847124

    In early 2005 regional protests in Kyrgyzstan soon became national ones as protesters seized control of the country’s capital, Bishkek. The country’s president for fifteen years, Askar Akaev, fled the country and after a night of extensi…

  • Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan?s ?Tulip Revolution?

    Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan?s ?Tulip Revolution?

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415491907

    In early 2005 regional protests in Kyrgyzstan soon became national ones as protesters seized control of the country’s capital, Bishkek. The country’s president for fifteen years, Askar Akaev, fled the country and after a night of extensi…

  • The Transformation of Tajikistan

    The Transformation of Tajikistan

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415500159

    Tajikistan is one of the lesser-known and least-researched former Soviet Central Asian republics. The birth of the new state in 1991 was followed closely by a civil war which killed more than 50,000 people and displaced many tens of thousands more.…

  • Third World Approaches to International Law

    Third World Approaches to International Law

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138040724

    This book addresses the themes of praxis and the role of international lawyers as intellectuals and political actors engaging with questions of justice for Third World peoples. The book brings together 12 contributions from a total of 15 scholars wo…

  • Hybridity in Peacebuilding and Development

    Hybridity in Peacebuilding and Development

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367086480

    The concept of hybridity highlights complex processes of interaction and transformation between different institutional and social forms, and normative systems. It has been used in numerous ways to generate important analytical and methodological in…

  • The Political Invention of Fragile States

    The Political Invention of Fragile States

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138801530

    This book investigates the emergence, the dissemination and the reception of the notion of ‘state fragility’. It analyses the process of conceptualisation, examining how the ‘fragile states’ concept was framed by policy maker…

  • The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding

    The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367132750

    Contemporary practices of international peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction are often unsatisfactory. There is now a growing awareness of the significance of local governments and local communitites as an intergrated part of peacebuilding…

  • The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding

    The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138293007

    Contemporary practices of international peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction are often unsatisfactory. There is now a growing awareness of the significance of local governments and local communitites as an intergrated part of peacebuilding…

  • Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements

    Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367430504

    Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements argues that multiple contemporary converging crises have significantly altered the context for and object of political contestations around agrarian, climate, environmental and food justice issues. Thi…