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INTRODUCTORY POLITICS better starting point. This new edition more than ever succeeds in bringing the subject to life for those coming to the subject for the first time while offering fresh insights and perspectives for all.’ - Gerry Stoker, University of Southampton, UK Stimulating, succinct and accessible, the fully revised and updated fourth edition of this highly successful text offers a truly comprehensive introduction to the study of politics, written from an international perspective. Key Features

Politics 4th edition Andrew Heywood, Author of such bestselling texts as Global Politics, Political Ideologies and Political Theory ‘A remarkable textbook - and even better in this enhanced and redesigned new edition! Balanced and authoritative, and very effectively supported with informative and insightful text boxes, Politics provides a wonderfully accessible and comprehensive introduction to the subject.’ - Jonathon W. Moses, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. ‘If you want to understand what politics can do, what it can’t do and how it works I can think of no


• Written by a bestselling textbook author with an outstanding reputation for his clarity of writing. • Offers a genuinely international perspective. • A wealth of pedagogical features allows important events, concepts and theoretical issues to be examined in greater depth and encourages critical, independent thinking about the key issues in political analysis.

What’s New • Systematically revised and updated to cover key developments such as the global economic crisis and the ‘Arab Spring’. • A new, more integrated, chapter structure makes it easier for students to see how different topics interrelate and takes better account of the increasing interdependence between domestic and world events. • New Politics in Action boxes examine major political events and reflect on their significance for political science.

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controversies within politics, and highlight arguments both for and against a particular proposition. They provide dynamic, interesting and very topical insights into issues which could otherwise remain abstract and difficult to conceptualize. • The updated Companion Website offers additional Student Resources and new, timesaving Lecturer Resources. Contents: What is Politics? • Political Ideas and Ideologies • Politics and the State • Democracy and Legitimacy • Nations and Nationalism • Political Economy and Globalization • Politics, Society and Identity • Political Culture and the Media • Representation, Elections and Voting • Parties and Party Systems • Groups, Interests and Movements • Governments, Systems and Regimes • Political Executives and Leadership • Assemblies • Constitutions, Law and Judges • Public Policy and the Bureaucracy • Multilevel Politics • Security: Domestic and International • World Order and Global Governance • A Crisis in Politics? 520pp Hardback Paperback

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‘A truly outstanding introduction: it is comprehensive, superbly structured and remarkably accessible. It successfully combines substantive themes with core concepts, theoretical approaches and research strategies. This latest edition not only updates the previous one, but improves on it.’ - Rudy Andeweg, Leiden University, The Netherlands ‘Extraordinary breadth and depth of coverage make this an indispensable resource for teachers and students of political science. With this latest edition, the book remains top of the list as the best introduction to comparative politics.’ - David Farrell, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Comparative Government and Politics An Introduction 9th edition Rod Hague and Martin Harrop, both formerly Senior Lecturers in Politics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK ’A compelling introduction to the major concepts, controversies, approaches and techniques needed to understand an increasingly globalized and interconnected world. Clearly written, accessible, and well supported by careful use of the evidence, this first-rate textbook provides a firm foundation for informed debate on comparative politics.’ - Pippa Norris, Harvard University, USA

Long established as the leading text in the field, the ninth edition has been comprehensively updated and rewritten. KeyFEATURES Features KEY • The number one textbook for comparative politics in breadth and depth of coverage and accessibility. • Truly international in scope with examples drawn from all over the world. • Packed with useful learning features including full-page Country Profiles and Case Studies.

• Increased coverage of rising BRIC countries, with new country profiles for Brazil and India. • Includes end-of-chapter discussion questions to help consolidate students’ learning.

Contents: CONTENTS Political Concepts • The State • Democracy • Authoritarian Rule • Theoretical Approaches • Political Culture • Political Communication • Political Participation • Interest Groups • Political Parties • Elections • Voters • Constitutions and Law • Multilevel Governance • Legislatures • The Political Executive • Bureaucracy and Public Management • The Policy Process • Comparative Methods 424pp Hardback Paperback

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• Each chapter contains a new Studying feature to help students get into new topics by illustrating the chapter’s key themes and introducing contrasting theoretical perspectives. • Revised and updated throughout, and including a new chapter on Voters.

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Ways of Knowing Competing Methodologies in Social and Political Research 2nd edition Jonathon Moses and Torbjørn Knutsen, both Professors of Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Series Editors: B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre and Gerry Stoker

The Legitimation of Power

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2nd edition Jean Grugel, Professor of International Development and Director, Sheffield Institute of International Development (SIID), University of Sheffield, UK and Matthew Louis Bishop, Lecturer in International Relations, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago

David Beetham, Professor Emeritus of Politics, University of Leeds, UK ‘David Beetham, uniting the skills of social scientist and political philosopher, brings unusual clarity and depth to this ancient question.’ - Steven Lukes, New York University, USA This classic text provides a comprehensive introduction to the concept of legitimacy as applied to political systems. The new edition addresses the issue of legitimacy beyond the state, the book also includes a new introduction and two major additional chapters which update the argument in the light of developments and debates. 336pp Hardback Paperback New


A Critical Introduction

2nd edition

’This is a wonderful book.’ - Immanuel Wallerstein, Yale University, USA This innovative textbook on methodology in social and political science focuses centrally on the debate between positivist and constructivist approaches. Lively and accessible, the book introduces a range of key issues which show how methodological pluralism can be combined with intellectual rigor.



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The second edition of this popular and authoritative text provides a truly global assessment of democratization in theory and practice in the contemporary world. It has been systematically revised and updated throughout to cover significant developments, from the impact of 9/11 and the war in Iraq to EU enlargement and the Arab Spring. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 400pp Hardback Paperback New


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Why Institutions Matter

Democracy in Crisis?

The New Institutionalism in Political Science

Politics, Governance and Policy

Vivien Lowndes, Professor of Public Policy, University of Nottingham, UK and Mark Roberts, De Montfort University, UK ‘In this powerful new text, Vivien Lowndes and Mark Roberts put forward a conception of institutionalism that is more comprehensive, integrative and analytically insistent than anything to date... likely to become an essential point of reference in the literature.’ - Andrew MacIntyre, Australian National University, Australia A broad-ranging introduction to the ‘new’ institutional theories which have become increasingly influential in recent years, this book offers students an assessment of their application and utility in political analysis. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 248pp Hardback Paperback

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Yannis Papadopoulos, Professor of Political Science, Institut d’Etudes Politiques et Internationales (IEPI), University of Lausanne, Switzerland ‘In this important book, Yannis Papadopoulos offers a comprehensive and troubling picture of current challenges to democracy... efforts to create a more deliberative and participatory democracy need to start by exploring the depth of our democratic deficit. Papadopoulos is the best guide to that exploration.’ - Joshua Cohen, Stanford University, USA This major new text provides an original and comprehensive assessment of key contemporary trends in democratic politics and governance across major established democracies of the world. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 312pp Hardback Paperback New

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Strategies for Comparative Research in Political Science B. Guy Peters, Maurice Falk Professor of Government, University of Pittsburgh, USA Written by a prominent figure in the field, this book provides an accessible introduction to comparative methodology. Drawing on a wide range of approaches throughout, it is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand or research in this major area of political science. Contents: Preface • The Importance of Comparison • The Logic of Comparison • The Number of Cases and Which Ones? • Measurement and Bias • The Role of Theory in Comparative Politics • The Case Study • Building on Case Analysis • Events History and Change Over Time • Statistical Analysis • The Future of Comparative Politics 296pp Hardback Paperback

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Political Ideologies

Political Theory

An Introduction

An Introduction

5th edition

3rd edition Andrew Heywood, Author of such bestselling texts as Politics, Global Politics, and Political Theory

Andrew Heywood, Author of such bestselling texts as Politics, Global Politics, and Political Ideologies

‘One of the best available introductions to the subject anywhere in print.’ - Professor Andrew Gamble, University of Cambridge, UK

Review of a previous edition:

A clear and accessible introduction to the political creeds and doctrines that have dominated and shaped world politics. The fifth edition has been thoroughly updated throughout and now has more on the influence of globalization on ideology and a newlook page design to aid student learning. A FullTable of Contents isAvailable at: www.palgrave.com 392pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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‘...a tour de force, an ideal primer for new students of politics at both advanced and university level.’ - Jessica Saraga, Times Educational

This popular text provides an introduction to political theory and key concepts in political analysis. Each chapter discusses a cluster of interrelated terms, examines how they have been used by different thinkers and in the various political traditions, and explores related debates and controversies. A FullTable of Contents isAvailable at: www.palgrave.com 432pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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Introduction to Nonviolence Ramin Jahanbegloo, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of York, Canada Non-violent movements, under figures like Gandhi and the Dalai Lama, led to some of the great social changes of the 20th century, and some argue it offers solutions for this century’s problems. This book explores the historical development of non-violence from its roots in diverse religious traditions, to its need for social and political change. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 208pp Hardback Paperback New

January 2014 9780230361294 £70.00 9780230361300 £26.99 IC


Policies and Policy Processes of the European Union

The Government and Politics of the European Union 7th edition

Laurie Buonanno, Department of Political Science, SUNY at Fredonia, USA and Neill Nugent, Visiting Professor, and Honorary Professor, College of Europe, Bruges, and University of Salford, UK

Neill Nugent, Visiting Professor, and Honorary Professor, College of Europe, Bruges, and University of Salford, UK

‘...this book deserves to become a core text on EU policies and policymaking...with the EU in flux, it offers a compass to contextualize the processes of change.’ - Wyn Grant, University of Warwick, UK

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‘Accessible but sophisticated, I particularly recommend this book for anyone interested in understanding the how and why of the European Union’s distinctive policy reach, the crucial role and logic of economic integration, and the impact of the eurozone crisis.’ - Alberta Sbragia, University of Pittsburgh, USA This major text on EU policy-making provides a concise but systematic introduction to the main policy areas in which the EU is active and the way in which EU policy is made, explaining how and why the EU’s policy portfolio has developed as it has and the distinctive characteristics of each broad policy area. Contents: Introduction • The Policy Portfolio • Understanding the Policy Portfolio • The Principal Policy Institutions • Other Important Policy Actors • Key Features of Policy Processes • The Policy Cycle • Policy-Making Modes • The Internal Market • Building a Socio-Economic Union: Agriculture, Cohesion, Environment, and Growth Policies • Economic and Monetary Union • The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice • Trade Policy • Foreign and External Security Policy • The Budget • Challenges and Prospects 376pp Hardback Paperback

’...a masterful effort at explaining the inexplicable and at making the opaque transparent.’ - Political Studies Known as the ‘bible’ of European Union studies, the seventh edition of this widely-used text includes chapters on member state relations and interest representation. A FullTable of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 512pp Hardback Paperback

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Understanding the European Union

Differentiated Integration Explaining Variation in the European Union

A Concise Introduction

Dirk Leuffen, Professor of International Politics, University of Konstanz, Germany, Berthold Rittberger, Professor of International Relations, University of Munich, Germany and Frank Schimmelfennig, Professor of European Politics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

6th edition John McCormick, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Indiana University, USA The new edition of this best-selling textbook provides a concise, though broad-ranging, introduction to the EU, covering all the major aspects of European integration. Contents: What is the European Union? • The Idea of Europe • The Evolution of the EU • The European Institutions • The EU and its Citizens • The EU Policy Process • Economic Policy • Internal Policies • External Policies • Conclusions 264pp Hardback Paperback New

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‘A superb book, highly recommended. It offers a pathfinding – and highly successful – attempt to make sense of the differentiation of European integration.’ - Mark Pollack, Temple University, USA Leading scholars provide a new synthesis of integration theory and an original way of thinking about the EU. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 304pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

October 2012 9780230246430 £70.00 9780230246447 £28.99 IC

Theoretical Approaches to European Integration Sabine Saurugger, Professor of Politics, Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP), Grenoble, France ‘An extraordinarily useful map of the state of the art on European integration...Everyone interested in the European Union, from students to established scholars, will benefit from this clear, faithful, and comprehensive survey.’ - Craig Parsons, University of Oregon, USA This new text provides a uniquely broad-ranging introduction to, and assesses the contribution of the whole range of theoretical approaches that have been applied to the analysis of European integration. It provides tools for understanding the underlying logic behind the political and economic debates that take place in the EU today. A FullTable of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 304pp Hardback Paperback New


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Key Controversies in European Integration Edited by Hubert Zimmermann, Professor, University of Marburg, Germany and Andreas Dür, Professor, University of Salzburg, Austria

The Political System of the European Union 3rd edition

‘An excellent project, well conceived and executed.’ - Erik Jones, Johns Hopkins University, Bologna, Italy

Simon Hix, Professor of European Union Politics and Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK and Bjørn Høyland, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of Oslo, Norway

Pairs of prominent scholars, in a chapter each, debate fourteen key controversies in relation to the nature, current state and future of European integration. Contents: The European Union: Success or Failure? John McCormick & John Gillingham • The Political Efficiency of the EU: Desmond Dinan & Mats Persson • More Powers for Brussels or Renationalization? Derek Beach & Uwe Puetter • How Democratic Is The EU? Richard Bellamy & Christopher Lord • Too Much Power for the Judges? Karen Alter & Jeremy Radkin • Can There be a Common European Identity? Ulrike Liebert & Jonathan White • The Uncertain Future of the Euro: Amy Verdun & Tal Sadeh • Can the EU Tame Big Finance? Jörn Carsten Gottwald & Daniel Mügge • The EU’s Cohesion Policy: Reducing Disparities? Dirk Ahner, Marco Brunazzo & Vincent Della Sala • The Big Waste? The Common Agricultural Policy: Ann-Christin Knudsen & Eugénia da Conceição-Heldt • Foreign Economic Policies: How Much Power for the Lobbyists? Andreas Dür & Cornelia Woll • Does the EU Act as a Normative Power? Ian Manners & Mark Pollack • Turkey and Beyond: Is EU Enlargement A Success Story or Has It Gone Too Far? Rachel Epstein & Christopher J. Bickerton • Towards A Common European Army? Hanna Ojanen & Anand Menon • Conclusion 280pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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Review of previous edition: ‘...melds state-of-theart theory and rich empirical detail into what is likely to become the leading text on how the European Union’s everyday political process actually works.’ - Andrew Moravcsik, Princeton University, USA A groundbreaking analysis of the EU as a political system, employing the methods of comparative political science. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 416pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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Britain and the European Union Andrew Geddes, Professor of Politics, University of Sheffield, UK

The Foreign Policy of the European Union

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The Case for the European Union

2nd edition Stephan Keukeleire, Professor of European Integration and European Foreign Policy, University of Leuven (KUL) and Visiting Professor of European Foreign Policy, College of Europe, Belgium and Tom Delreux, Professor of EU Politics, University of Louvain (Louvain-laNeuve), Belgium

An authoritative analysis and assessment of the impact of the EU on Britain and of Britain’s contribution to the evolution of the EU. Contents: Introduction • Britain on the Edge of Europe • Looking in from the Outside • Full Hearted Consent? Britain in Europe from Heath to Major • From New Labour to the Cameron Coalition • Britain, EU Institutions and Decision-Making Processes • Britain and Core European Union Policies • Britain and the EU’s Move Into High Politics • The British State and European Integration • British Party Politics and the Rise of Euroscepticism • Conclusions: Britain and the European Union Assessed

Why Europe Matters

A comprehensive analysis of the foreign policy of the EU assessing the history, actors, processes, partnerships and rivalries of this key area of EU policy. The second edition includes additional case studies, a new chapter on foreign policy analysis, and is fully revised and updated to take account of the latest trends, issues and research. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com

John McCormick, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Indiana University, USA ‘A stark challenge to sceptics and critics.’ - Jacques Delors, Former President of the European Commission ‘A must read for citizens, professionals, students and policy-makers alike by one of the most respected authorities on European Affairs.’ - Alexander Stubb, Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade, Finland In this insightful and engaging book, John McCormick argues that the current climate of gloom makes it more important than ever to remind people about the achievements of Europe. The book makes a clear and unequivocal case that shows how the EU, in spite of its problems, has made Europe a better, more peaceful, and more prosperous place. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com

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European Union Politics John McCormick, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Indiana University, USA ’Lively and vivid, this wonderfully accessible introduction to the principles, history, politics, policies, and effects of European integration will really help students penetrate the walls of incomprehension and complexity that too often surround fortress Europe.’ - Jonathon W. Moses, NTNU, Norway ’Comprehensive, authoritative and, above all, accessible with a lively writing style lightened by pertinent anecdotes and observations: a rare combination. It succeeds admirably in its objective of providing a systematically-integrated introduction for students approaching the study of EU politics for the first time.’ - Wyn Grant, University of Warwick, UK McCormick provides a definitive introduction to all aspects of politics and policy in the EU. Written in his friendly style it brings the EU to life, giving readers a sense of the colour and flavour of EU politics and its impact on the citizens of Europe.

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Contents: Preface • Introduction • PART I: HISTORY & IDEAS • Understanding Integration • What is the European Union? • Who are the Europeans? • Organizing Postwar Europe • Building a Single Market • Paving the Way to European Union • To Lisbon and Beyond • The Treaties • The Member States • PART II: POLITICS & GOVERNANCE • The European Commission • The Council • The European Parliament • The European Court of Justice • Specialized Agencies • Parties and Interest Groups • Elections and Referendums • Public Opinion • PART III: POLICIES • Public Policy in the EU • Economic Policy • Inside the Euro Zone • Agricultural and Environmental Policy • Cohesion Policy • Justice and Home Affairs • The EU as a Global Actor • The EU and the World 384pp Hardback Paperback

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European Politics A Comparative Introduction

The Political Economy of European Welfare Capitalism

3rd edition

Colin Hay, Professor des Universities in Government and Comparative Public Policy, Sciences Po, France and Daniel Wincott, Professor (Blackwell Law and Society Chair), Cardiff Law School, UK

Tim Bale, Professor of Politics, Queen Mary University of London, UK Reviews of previous editions: ‘...lucid in its analysis and extensive in its coverage it addresses key issues of comparative politics...combining clear thematic focus with national examples.‘ - Professor Alistair Cole, Times Higher Education Supplement ’This is not only the book I would like to use, it is also the book I would like to have written. It is certainly one that I will recommend to students as an introduction. Hats off to Bale for undertaking such an ambitious task.’ - Dr Erik Jones, Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna Center, Johns Hopkins University, Italy The fully revised third edition of this popular text provides a thematically organised introduction to the governance and politics of Europe. An easy-to-use, up-to-date guide, it covers the institutions and issues that matter, using nine representative countries as case studies throughout. Contents: Introduction • Europe: A Continent in the Making • The End of the Nation State? • From Government to Governance: Running the State, Making Policy, and Policing the Constitution • Governments and Parliaments: A Long Way from Equality • Parties: How the Past Affects the Present, and An Uncertain Future • Elections, Voting and Referendums: Systems, Turnout, Preferences and Unpredictability • The Media: Player and Recorder • Participation and Pressure Politics: Civil Society, Organised Interests and Social Movements • Politics Over Markets: Does Politics – and Left and Right – Still Matter? • Not Wanted but Needed: Migrants and Minorities • Protecting and Promoting: Europe’s International Politics 480pp Hardback Paperback

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‘Un tour de force. Combining ambitious, rich and precise analysis with a wealth of effectively deployed empirical data, this is comparative political economy at its best.’ - Patrick le Galès, Centre d’études européennes, Sciences Po France and King’s College London, UK A state-of-the-art assessment of welfare provision, policy and reform at national and at EU level which spans the whole of Europe - East, West and Central. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 280pp Hardback Paperback

July 2012 9781403902238 £65.00 9781403902245 £25.99

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Developments in Central & East European Politics 5

Developments in French Politics 5

Security in 21st Century Europe

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Edited by Stephen White, Professor of International Politics and Senior Research Associate, Institute of Central and Eastern Europe, University of Glasgow, UK, Paul G. Lewis, Emeritus Professor of Politics, The Open University, UK and Judy Batt, formerly Senior Research Fellow, EU Institute for Security Studies The new edition of this market-leading text brings together specially-commissioned chapters by a team of top international scholars on the changing politics of this diverse region. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 334pp Hardback Paperback New


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Andrew Cottey, Senior Lecturer and Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Integration, University College Cork, Republic of Ireland

Edited by Alistair Cole, Professor of European Politics, Cardiff University, UK, Sophie Meunier, Professor of European Politics, Princeton Univeristy, USA and Vincent Tiber, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Studies, Sciences Po, Paris, France Developments in French Politics 5 provides a systematic assessment of French politics following the 2012 presidential and parliamentary elections. Bringing together an entirely new set of specially-commissioned chapters, its central theme is whether the discourse of reform - initiated by Sarkozy - has been translated into tangible change. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave. com 320pp Paperback New

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‘...cogent and comprehensive analysis of the range of security issues facing Europe.’ - Lawrence Freedman, King’s College London, UK This book provides a framework for understanding the contemporary security issues which face Europe Contents: Security in 21st Century Europe • The New Global Security Agenda • The Transatlantic Relationship and NATO: The End of an Era? • The EU and the Europeanization of European Security • Russia: Insider/Outsider in European Security • The New Wars and the New Interventionism • Proliferation • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism • NonMilitary Security • Conclusion 328pp Hardback Paperback

November 2012 9781137006462 £70.00 9781137006455 £26.99

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Non-Democratic Regimes 3rd edition Paul Brooker, formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand A comprehensive assessment of the nature and evolving character of authoritarian regimes, their changing character and the main theoretical explanations of their incidence, character and performance. The third edition covers the rise of new forms of disguised dictatorship and semi-competitive democracy in the 21st Century. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 304pp Hardback Paperback

December 2013 9781137305800 £70.00 9781137305794 £27.99

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Russian Government and Politics

The Politics of Belgium

2nd edition

2nd edition

Eric Shiraev, Adjunct Professor of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University, USA

Kris Deschouwer, Professor of Political Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

‘Ideal for those who not only want to understand Russian politics and government, but also want to know how to study the subject for themselves.’ - Daniel Masters, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA

A fully updated edition of the leading text on this small divided country at the heart of Europe.

The fully revised and updated second edition of this innovative text provides a lively and accessible introduction to Russian government and politics. Clear factual coverage is enhanced by a range of learning aids. 360pp Hardback Paperback

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Governing a Divided Society

Contents: Why Belgium? • A Short Political History • Territorial Organization and Reorganization • Political Parties • Voting and Elections • The Government • The Parliament • Policymaking • Belgium in the World • Still Belgium? 296pp Hardback Paperback

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Politics and Governance in the UK

British Politics 2nd edition Robert Leach, formerly Principal Lecturer, now Visiting Reader, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, Bill Coxall, sometime Senior Lecturer in Humanities, Brighton University, UK and Lynton Robins, Coordinator for Public Policy, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

2nd edition Michael Moran, Professor Emeritus of Government, University of Manchester, UK

‘Extremely wide-ranging and very engagingly written, it is a fine introduction to British politics that I will continue to recommend to my students.’ - Alan Renwick, University of Reading , UK ‘An excellent update with many helpful examples to illustrate the concepts. It remains a comprehensive yet concise and an accessible yet academically rigorous introduction to British politics.’ - Thomas Lundberg, University of Glasgow, UK This book provides a definitive introduction to the shape of Britain’s political institutions and processes following the 2010 general election. This edition has been comprehensively rewritten throughout and is richly supported with features to aid learning. Contents: PART I: PEOPLE AND POLITICS • Politics, Democracy and Power • The Shadow of the Past: British Politics since 1945 • Economy, Society and Politics • Participating in Politics • Elections and Voting • Political Parties • Ideologies, Parties and Interests • Pressure groups and Social Movements • Political Communication and the Mass Media • PART II: GOVERNMENT AND GOVERNANCE • The Changing British System of Government • Prime Minister and Cabinet • Ministers, Departments and the Civil Service • Parliament and the Legislative Process • The Law, Politics and the Judicial Process • Britain and Europe • Devolution: a Disunited Kingdom? • Local Government and Politics • The New British State • PART III: ISSUES AND POLICIES • Issues, Problems and The Policy Process • Managing the Economy • Government Spending: Delivering Public Services • Rights, Equality and Social Justice • Politics and The Environment • Britain and the World: Making Foreign Policy 480pp Hardback Paperback

August 2011 9780230272330 £70.00 9780230272347 £29.99

‘...essential reading for all students of British politics.’ - Andrew Gamble, University of Cambridge, UK Providing the complete introduction to British politics for the beginning student, this highly successful text reflects the multi-level character of British governance in its organization and content. This edition incorporates the outcome of the May 2010 election and the politics of the coalition government. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 504pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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Parliament in British Politics

Education Policy in Britain

2nd edition

3rd edition Philip Norton, Professor of Government, University of Hull, UK ‘This is the single best book published on the Westminster Parliament: admirably clear, superbly researched, and brilliantly argued.’ - Philip Cowley, University of Nottingham, UK

This fully revised edition includes expanded coverage of Parliament’s relationship with the courts, devolved assemblies and the European Union. Distinctively, the book goes beyond the usual focus of Parliament-Government relations to encompass policy-makers beyond Whitehall and Parliament’s broader relationship with citizens. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 352pp Hardback Paperback

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Clyde Chitty, Visiting Professor, Institute of Education, University of London, UK This text provides a clear overview and assessment of the educational policy systems at work in the UK. Accessibly written and Clyde Chitty covering pre-school and Higher Education policymaking as well as Primary and Secondary, the author examines the evolution of education policy from the Education Act of ‘44 to the academies of today.

9th edition Edited by Richard Heffernan, Reader in Government and Politics, The Open University, UK, Philip Cowley, Professor of Politics, University of Nottingham, UK and Colin Hay, Professor des Universities in Government and Comparative Public Policy, Sciences Po, France


Contents: Introduction • Why Education Matters • The Rise and Fall of the Post War Consensus • From Callaghan to Major: 1976-97 • Diversity, Selection and the Measurement of Progress, 1997-2012 • The Privatization of Education • The Changing Worlds of Education Policy • The Evolving Curriculum from 5 to 14 • The 14-19 Continuum: Issues and Policies for Education and Training • Higher Education • Early Years and Childcare Strategies and the Concept of Lifelong Learning • Issues of Diversity, Equality and Citizenship • Conclusion 296pp Hardback Paperback

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‘A unique and invaluable contribution to the field and a superb teaching tool...’ - James Alt, Harvard University, USA ’A vital and illuminating book...’ - Steve Richards, Chief Political Commentator for The Independent Written by leading authorities, this is a state of the art account of the legacy of New Labour and of the new world of coalition government and austerity politics ushered in by the 2010 election. 384pp Hardback Paperback Web

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Contemporary Britain 3rd edition John McCormick, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Indiana University, USA The comprehensively revised and updated third edition provides a concise introduction to political, economic and social life in Britain. It offers an ideal starting point for students and general readers looking for an introduction to contemporary Britain that is readable, informative, sophisticated and thought-provoking. Contents: The Historical Context • Land and People • The Social System • Government and the Political System • Politics and Civil Society • The Economy • Culture and Lifestyle • Britain and the World • Conclusions 280pp Hardback Paperback

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Scottish Politics 2nd edition Paul Cairney, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, University of Stirling, UK and Neil McGarvey, Lecturer in Politics, University of Strathclyde, UK ‘A very impressive text. It is highly readable, answers important questions, and provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of Scottish politics at this critical moment in Scotland’s history.’ - Thomas Lundberg, University of Glasgow, UK ‘This is now the leading textbook on Scottish politics. It not only exhaustively explores Scotland’s changing political landscape and major political developments, but also, and perhaps even more importantly, places them in a wider comparative context. Genuinely essential reading.’ Lynn Bennie, University of Aberdeen, UK ‘Cairney and McGarvey have produced an excellent and up-to-date resource for anyone teaching or studying Scottish politics in the devolution era. As an introductory textbook, it is packed with useful empirical material and links Scottish political development to core concepts and processes in political science.’ Nicola McEwen, University of Edinburgh, UK Fully revised, the second edition of this popular textbook provides an authoritative introduction to all aspects of contemporary Scottish politics and gives a full analysis of the SNP’s first majority government. Contents: What is Scottish Politics? • Devolution: Historical, Social and Economic Context • Scotland’s Political Parties • Scottish Elections and Voting Behaviour • The Scottish Parliament and ‘New Politics’ • The Scottish Government • Governance Beyond the Scottish Government • Pressure Politics and the ‘Scottish Policy Style’ • Public Policy in Scotland Since Devolution • Inter-Governmental Relations and Multi-Level Governance • Money and Power: Public Expenditure in Scotland • Conclusion 360pp Hardback Paperback

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Contemporary America 4th edition Russell Duncan, Professor of American History and Social Sciences, The English Institute and Joseph Goddard, Associate Professor, both at University of Copenhagen, Denmark A broad-ranging introduction to all aspects of life in America which combines original insights on history, politics, sociology and cultural studies. The fourth edition includes analysis of the 2012 election results, and has been updated to take account of key domestic and international developments. Contents: History • Land and People • Government • The Political System • Society • Religion, Education and Social Policy • Culture • The Economy • Foreign Policy • Prospects for the Twenty-First Century 352pp Hardback Paperback

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Developments in American Politics 7

Understanding American Power

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The Changing World of US Foreign Policy

Edited by Gillian Peele, Fellow and Tutor in Politics, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, UK, Christopher J. Bailey, Professor of American Politics, University of Keele, UK, Bruce Cain, Professor of Political Science and Director, Center for the Study of the American West, Stanford University, USA and B.Guy Peters, Maurice Falk Professor of Government, University of Pittsburgh, USA Written by a team of leading experts of American politics, this text provides an informed analysis of the latest issues, trends and developments. Fully up-to-date, the book takes full account of the political landscape that followed the 2012 elections and the policy dilemmas which face Obama’s second administration. 352pp Hardback Paperback

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Bryan Mabee, Lecturer in International Politics, Queen Mary, University of London, UK ‘There is so much polemic surrounding the debate about America’s role in the world that it is a great relief to read Mabee’s carefully constructed, empirically rich and analytically superior work on the real as opposed to the imagined position of the United States in the modern world order. At last, a book I can completely recommend to students and scholars alike.’ - Michael Cox, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK This assessment of US power in the Twenty-First Century covers not just the nature and mechanics of foreign policy but the broad array of economic, military, political, social and ideational forces that shape America’s global position and role, all set in a clear historical context. 294pp Hardback Paperback New


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Government and Politics of the United States

Contemporary Latin America

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Contemporary States & Societies

Nigel Bowles, Fellow and Tutor in Politics, St Anne’s College; University Lecturer in Politics, Oxford University, UK and Robert K McMahon, Head of Politics, Radley College, UK

This revised new edition offers a sophisticated introduction contemplating the institutions and processes of government in the US set in historical context.

Ronaldo Munck, Head of Civic Engagement, Dublin City University, Republic of Ireland

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This book provides a concise introduction to the region. Historical context, the countries and their peoples provides a backdrop to broad-ranging coverage of politics, economy, society and culture and the continent’s prospects today.


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Contents: Introduction • Settings • History • Political Economy • Society • Politics • Social Movements • Governance • Culture • International Context • Futures 328pp Hardback Paperback

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Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia Politics, Security and Economic Development 2nd edition

Governance and Politics of China 3rd edition Tony Saich, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs and Director, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA


Shortlisted for the Edgar Graham Book Prize Reviews of 1st edition: ’Outstanding. A major work of synthesis that demonstrates the inextricable linkages between globalisation and regionalism in the political economy of East Asia.’ - Richard Higgott, Editor, Pacific Review ‘Rich, nuanced and chock full of fresh insights, this will be must-reading about Asia. Beeson distils the region’s unfolding political economy and security challenges in a most readable and digestible form.’ - T. J. Pempel, University of California, Berkeley, USA ’Mark Beeson’s depth of knowledge of both individual countries and regional developments shines through in this excellent and much needed text.’ - Richard Stubbs, McMaster University, Canada

’[A] well-written, extensively researched book...A must-read for students and scholars...and recommended for journalists, policy-makers and the public interested in the region.’ - Benny Teh Cheng Guan, International Affairs An examination of the distinctive evolution of the political and economic relationships of East Asia. This book places East Asian development in the unique historical circumstances that have underpinned its rise to power over the last few decades. This detailed analysis provides the basis for an assessment of a unified East Asian region. Contents: Introduction • Conceptualizing East Asia • Northeast Asia and the Weight of History • The Subordination of Southeast Asia • Evolving Security Challenges • Regional Security • Nationalism, Domestic Politics and Asian Values • The Developmental State • The Rise of China • East Asia and the Global Economy • Crises and their Consequences • East Asian Regionalism • East Asian Futures 352pp Hardback Paperback New



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Review of previous editions: ‘In style and in substance this is a landmark book that ought to be considered by every teacher looking for an informative and lively way to introduce...Chinese politics.’ - Roy F. Grow, Journal of Asian Studies This major text by a leading academic authority provides a thorough introduction to all aspects of politics and governance in post-Mao China. 400pp Paperback

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Contemporary China Kerry Brown, Director, China Studies Centre and Professor of Chinese Politics, University of Sydney, Australia A lively and concise introduction to political, economic and social life in China. Illustrated with maps, charts and tables throughout, the book assumes no prior knowledge, and places current developments clearly in their historical, cultural and international context. Contents: Introduction • What is China? • The Making of Modern China • The New Chinese Economy • The Communist Party and Chinese Politics • How China is Governed • The Economy of Modern China • Chinese Society • Chinese Culture • China and the World • Conclusion 232pp Hardback Paperback

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Contemporary Japan Considering for your course?

3rd edition Duncan McCargo, Professor, School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, UK

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Review of 1st edition: ‘It should become a standard student text.’ Times Higher Education Supplement Fully revised and updated, this widelypraised introductory text explores Japan through the prism of three alternative perspectives: mainstream, revisionist and culturalist. Beginning with the notion of Japan as a ‘contested territory’ the book focuses on debates about the real nature of Japan’s successes and shortcomings. Contents: Introduction: Themes and Debates • Historical Background • The Changing Political Economy • Governing Structures • Political Society: Parties and Opposition • Social Structure and Policy • Culture, Socialization and Civil Society • Japan’s External Relations • Conclusion 272pp Hardback Paperback

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Understanding Third World Politics

International Development Challenging Issues and Challenges Global Inequality

Theories of Political Change and Development

2nd edition

4th edition B.C. Smith, Emeritus Professor of Politics, University of Dundee, UK Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition provides an introduction to theories of political development and the contemporary comparative politics of the Third World. The fourth edition reflects key political and economic changes, and contains nine countryspecific case studies which illustrate various types of political change. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 312pp January 2013 11 b/w tables and 1 figure Hardback 9781137003235 £70.00 Paperback 9781137003256 £26.99

Damien Kingsbury, Director, Centre for Citizenship, Development and Human Rights, John McKay, Partner, Analysis International and Adjunct Professor, School of International and Political Studies, both at Deakin University, Australia, Janet Hunt, Fellow, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University, Australia, Mark McGillivray, Deputy Director, World Institute for Development Economics Research, Finland and Matthew Clarke, Professor, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University, Australia An examination of the key aspects of contemporary international development. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 456pp Hardback Paperback

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Development Theory and Practice in the 21st Century Alastair Greig, Reader in Sociology and Head of School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Australia, David Hulme, Professor of Development Studies and Associate Director, Chronic Poverty Research Centre, Institute for Development and Management, University of Manchester, UK and Mark Turner, Professor of Development Policy and Management, University of Canberra, Australia With the challenges of the Twenty-First Century in mind, this book introduces the main methodologies and theories of development. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 312pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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Understanding Public Policy

Public Policy A New Introduction Christoph Knill, Chair of Comparative Public Policy & Administration, University of Konstanz, Germany and Jale Tosun, MZES Research Fellow, University of Mannheim, Germany ‘Christoph Knill and Jale Tosun have written an excellent primer for public policy analysis that also displays a keen appreciation of how policy problems are handled differently across countries. This will become a standard text.’ - Robert Henry Cox, University of Oklahoma, USA ’Addressing fundamental issues in policy analysis as well as the process of making policies, this extremely thorough and useful text is an excellent introduction for students from which professionals in the field can learn a good deal as well.’ - B. Guy Peters, University of Pittsburgh, USA A popular introduction to the theories and methods of public policy analysis and the changing nature of the policy process. Comprehensive, up-to-date and truly international in scope, it provides accessible yet sophisticated coverage of the field taking full account of global and multilevel dimensions. Contents: Introduction • The Nature of Public Policies • The Context for Policy Making: Central Institutions and Actors • Theoretical Approaches to Policy Making • Problem Definition and Agenda Setting • Decision Making • Implementation • Evaluation • Governance: A Synoptic Perspective On Policy Making • Public Policies Beyond the Nation-State • Policy Change and Policy Convergence • Conclusions: Future Challenges for Public Policy Analysis 376pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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Theories and Issues Paul Cairney, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, University of Stirling, UK ’A unique text... Well pitched for undergraduate teaching, it nevertheless addresses the cutting-edge debates on theory and models in policy analysis and highlights their key and vibrant contribution to political and social science.’ - Claudio Radaelli, University of Exeter , UK This book assesses a wide range of theories and models from policy cycles, policy transfer, rational choice and socio-economic explanations to multi-level governance, advocacy coalitions and punctuated equilibrium and of their value to policy analysis. 352pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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Comparative Public Policy Anneliese Dodds, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Aston University, UK ‘Full of insights and ideas, clear and systematic, this muchneeded new synthesis is essential reading. Comparing policies, sectors and levels with an attentive eye for the interconnection, circulation and globalization of ideas and instruments - and for innovative methodologies for comparative research Anneliese Dodds rejuvenates the whole field of comparative public policy.’ - Patrick Le Galès, Sciences Po, CNRS, Centre d’Etudes Européennes An introduction to the comparative study of public policy that examines the policy process in a wide range of policy areas and countries and considers the challenges of transferring policies from one society to another. 408pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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Public Management & Administration

Rethinking Public Service Delivery

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Managing with External Providers Owen E. Hughes, Professor of Public Sector Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Australia; Deputy Dean, Australia and New Zealand School of Government, Australia

John Alford, Professor of Public Sector Management, Australia and New Zealand School of Government, Australia and Janine O’Flynn, Professor of Public Management, University of Melbourne, Australia

The nature and management of the public sector has changed dramatically since the replacement of the rigid, bureaucratic form of public administration of the 20th century by a more flexible, marketbased model. The fourth edition of this highly successful text provides a uniquely broad ranging and international introduction to the field.

‘A landmark survey. The framework can be used by both scholars and practitioners and will significantly advance the cause of creating public value.’ - G. Edward DeSeve, former Senior Advisor to President Obama

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This text systematically assesses when and how public sector organizations might better draw on the work of external parties and examines the implications for public leadership and management.

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Managing Regulation Regulatory Analysis, Politics and Policy Martin Lodge, Reader in Political Science and Public Policy, Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK and Kai Wegrich, Professor of Public Policy and Administration, Hertie School of Governance, Germany This book assesses the main theoretical approaches to regulation and applies them to understanding real-world regulatory problems, encouraging students and practitioners in public management to think critically and creatively about the different tools available to them. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 288pp Hardback Paperback

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Public Management in the United Kingdom

Comparative Health Policy 4th edition

A New Introduction

Robert H. Blank, Adjunct Professor, University of Canterbury, New Zealand and Viola Burau, Associate Professor in Public Policy, University of Aarhus, Denmark

June Burnham, Researcher, June Burnham & Associates and Sylvia Horton, Researcher and Lecturer in Public Management, University of Portsmouth, UK Burnham and Horton survey the evolution of public management, assesses the core theories and approaches and go on to examine all aspects of public management in the UK today. Contents: Public Management: Change or Continuity? • The Politics and Theories of Public Management in Britain • The Institutional Framework of Public Service Provision • Delivering Public Services: Processes and Problems • Strategic Management and Leadership • Performance and Quality Management • Financial Management and Economic Regulation • Human Resource Management in the Public Services • Regulation, Audit and Inspection inside Governance • Conclusion: Public Management in the UK Today 320pp Hardback Paperback

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Review of a previous edition: ‘[An] excellent introductory textbook.’ - Political Studies Review An introduction to the provision, funding and governance of health care and the nature and scope of reforms across a variety of health systems Contents: Comparative Health Policy: An Introduction • The Context of Health Care • Funding, Provision and Governance • Setting Priorities and Allocating Resources • The Medical Profession • Beyond the Hospital: Care in the Home • Public Health • Understanding Health Policy Comparatively 392pp Hardback Paperback New

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Issues in 21st Century World Politics

Global Politics 2nd edition Andrew Heywood, Author of such bestselling texts as Politics, Political Ideologies and Political Theory A new edition of one of the leading textbooks on internationl relations, global politics that provides all the topics and theory students require at an introductory level. • Written by a bestselling textbook author with an outstanding reputation for his clarity of writing. andrew heywood • Balanced coverage of theory - with introduction of the main theories in chapter global politics three and systematic application of a range of theories throughout the text and ‘Approaches to…’ boxes. palgrave foundations • Helpful and engaging pedagogy that encourages critical thinking – such as Key Events; Featured Theorists; Global Actors; Global Politics in Action case studies; Focus On, Debating and Deconstructing boxes. • A new, additional theory chapter (Chapter 21) which provides enhanced coverage of the nature of theory, its philosophical underpinnings and how, and how far, theory contributes to our understanding of global politics. • Additional coverage of international migration. • Each chapter has been updated in light of significant developments in global politics, including new coverage on the ‘Arab Spring’, the Euro-crisis and changing sino-US relations. • Half of the ‘Global Politics in Action’ case studies have been revised or updated, with displaced ones now available in updated form on the Companion Website. second edition

Contents: Introducing Global Politics • Historical Context • Theories of Global Politics • The Economy in a Global Age • The State and Foreign Policy in a Global Age • Society in a Global Age • The Nation in a Global Age • Identity, Culture and Challenges to the West • Power and Twenty-First Century Global Order • War and Peace • Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament • Transnational Terrorism • Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention • International Law • Poverty and Development • Global Environmental Issues • Gender in Global Politics • International Organization, the UN and Global Governance • Global Economic Governance • Regionalism and World Politics • Why Theory Matters 608pp Paperback

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2nd edition Edited by Mark Beeson, Professor, Murdoch University, Australia and Nick Bisley, Professor in International Relations, La Trobe University, Australia ‘In a world where all the signposts seem to be disappearing – where the novel and the unexpected have become the norm – this most readable and comprehensive book is a wonderful guide to the central issues facing us all in the 21st century.’ - Michael Cox, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK An incisive and easy-to-use survey of the key issues in world politics. Written by an international team of experts, the text includes new chapters on human security, the media and international law, as well as updated chapters on pressing issues such as climate change and resource security. 360pp Hardback Paperback

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Theories of International Relations 5th edition Scott Burchill, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Deakin University, Australia, Andrew Linklater, Woodrow Wilson Professor of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK, Richard Devetak, Associate Professor in International Relations, University of Queensland, Australia, Jack Donnelly, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Political Science, University of Denver, USA, Terry Nardin, Professor of Political Science, National University of Singapore, Matthew Paterson, Professor of Political Science, University of Ottawa, Canada, Christian Reus-Smit, Professor of International Relations, Australian National University, Australia and Jacqui True, Professor of Politics & International Relations, Monash University, Australia ‘Books that get to a fifth edition are clearly doing something right. It is no mystery why this excellent text continues to be used around the world. Comprehensive coverage, impressive depth of analysis and beautifully written chapters all combine to make it highly recommended for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Courses that do not use it are missing out, so are their students!’ - Colin Wight, University of Sydney, Australia The fully updated and revised fifth edition of this widely-used text provides a comprehensive survey of leading perspectives in the field. Updated throughout to take account of major events and developments, such as the Arab Spring, it also includes new material on neo-realism and neo-liberalism, postcolonialism and cosmopolitanism. Contents: Introduction • Realism • Liberalism • The English School • Marx and Marxism • Historical Sociology • Critical Theory • Post-structuralism • Constructivism • Feminism • Green Politics • International Political Theory 400pp Hardback Paperback

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Understanding International Relations Chris Brown, Professor of International Relations and Kirsten Ainley, Lecturer in International Relations, both at London School of Economics and Political Science, UK The fourth edition of this best-selling text provides a lively introduction to International Relations theory. It has been comprehensively updated throughout and has additional chapters on agency, structure and the state in IR and the emerging shape of 21st century international politics. A Full Table of Contents is Available at:www.palgrave.com 320pp Hardback Paperback Ebook


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Humanitarian Intervention

Understanding Security

An Introduction

Mike Bourne, Lecturer in International Security Studies, School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

2nd edition Aidan Hehir, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, UK ’This excellent book provides a robust and thorough introduction to humanitarian intervention. The coverage is comprehensive, insightful, and clear, and is strengthened in this new edition with interesting and provocative discussions of the R2P and Libya.’ - James Pattison, Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Manchester, UK An introduction to the theory, practice and politics of humanitarian intervention in the contemporary world. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 372pp Hardback Paperback

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This comprehensive new text introduces a wide range of theoretical perspectives with a central focus on their application to understanding key issues in global, state and human security in the contemporary world. Contents: Introduction: What is Security? • Understanding and Theorising Security • Traditional Rationalist Approaches to Security • Critical Approaches and New Frameworks • The Sovereign States and Internal Security • Acting Under Uncertainty • Global and Regional Security Formation • War and Killing • Arms Trade, Arms Control and Disarmament • Human Security • Weak States and Intervention • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism • Migration, Crime and Borders • Environment, Energy and Resource Security • Conclusion 352pp Hardback Paperback New

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Contemporary Security and Strategy 3rd edition Edited by Craig A. Snyder, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Deakin University, Australia ‘For university students trying to make sense of a rapidly changing international security environment, good conceptuallydriven texts such as Contemporary Security and Strategy are crucial. This third edition deftly combines international relations theory with critical thinking and ‘real world’ substantive issues.’ Douglas A. Borer, Naval Postgraduate School, USA This text brings together a range of speciallycommissioned chapters to provide an accessible introduction to Security Studies in the 21st century. The third edition has been expanded to cover nonmilitary challenges to security, and includes new learning aids. A Full Table of Contents is Available at:www.palgrave.com 392pp Hardback Paperback IC

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International Organization

The Anarchical Society

2nd edition

A Study of Order in World Politics Volker Rittberger, sometime Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Institute of Political Science, University of Tübingen, Germany, Bernhard Zangl, Professor of Global Governance and Public Policy and Andreas Kruck, Lecturer, both at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

‘Broad-ranging and comprehensive, this is a great introduction for newcomers both to why IOs are important and to the key questions which preoccupy scholars in the field.’ - Duncan Snidal, University of Oxford, UK A theoretical and empirical introduction to the structure, policies and performance of international organizations. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 352pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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Analyzing Foreign Policy Derek Beach, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark

4th edition Hedley Bull, sometime Montague Burton Professor of International Politics, University of Oxford, UK Review of previous editions: ‘An important book likely to be read with profit for along time to come.’ - Times Literary Supplement This edition of Hedley Bull’s most systematic and fundamental work marks the 35th anniversary of its original publication. The book includes a substantial new foreword by Andrew Hurrell examining the continuing relevance of The Anarchical Society to developments in theory and in the structures and practices of world politics. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 368pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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Genuinely international in scope and drawing on a wide range of examples from around the world, this major introduction to foreign policy analysis focuses on the key explanatory factors that underlie the foreign policies of states and other actors to show how theory can illuminate practice. Contents: Introduction: Analyzing Foreign Policy • System-Level Factors • Domestic Factors • Understanding the Choice Situation • Making Choices • Security Policies • Diplomacy • Economic Foreign Policies • A Transformation of State Foreign Policy-Making? • Analyzing Foreign Policy: Research Strategies and Methods 296pp Hardback Paperback Ebook

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The Media at War

Rethinking the Vietnam War

2nd edition Susan L. Carruthers, Associate Professor of the US and World Department of History, Rutgers University USA ‘Studded with brilliant insight, Susan Carruthers draws on a wide range of disciplines to produce a carefully crafted analysis of the relationship between media and war... a true tour de force that is guaranteed to inspire the reader.’ - David Welch, University of Kent, UK An exploration of how wars have been reported, interpreted and perpetuated from the dawn of the media age to the present digital era. Spanning a broad geographical and historical canvas, Carruthers analyses the forces that shape the production of news and images of war. Contents: Introduction • Mobilization: The Media Before War • Total War • Television Wars: Vietnam and After • Other People’s Wars: Interventions in Real-Time • Wars on Terror • War in the Digital Age: Afghanistan and Iraq • Conclusion: After War, More War 268pp Paperback Ebook

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John Dumbrell, Professor of Government, University of Durham, UK This incisive text provides a broad-ranging reassessment of the Vietnam war and its political and historical significance for America, Vietnam itself, their allies, the region and the world. John Dumbrell re-examines recurrent myths and assumptions and highlights areas of dispute still outstanding today. Contents: Rethinking the Vietnam War • The Developing War • Lyndon Johnson’s War • The Tet Offensive • Nixon’s War • The Antiwar Movement • The Military Dimension • Understanding the Vietnamese Revolution • Endings and Reverberations 312pp Hardback Paperback

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Arabs and Israelis Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East Shai Feldman, Director, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University, USA, Abdel Monem Said Aly, Chairman of the Board, CEO and Director, Regional Center for Strategic Studies, Egypt and Khalil Shikaki, Director, Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Palestinian State ’...a book that will enlighten those who come fresh to the subject, as well as those who want to study further the inner workings of the Arab-Israeli conflict and the chances of its resolution.’ - Charles Tripp, SOAS, University of London, UK The Arab-Israeli conflict is one of the most protracted and resilient of modern times. This ground-breaking new textbook presents key developments in the history of the conflict and its pivotal role in the Middle East from competing Israeli, Palestinian and wider Arab perspectives, written by three eminent scholars from each of these backgrounds. 488pp Hardback Paperback New


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The Age of Migration

A Critical Introduction

International Population Movements in the Modern World

2nd edition

5th edition

Jan Aart Scholte, Professor of Politics and International Studies and Co-Director, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick, UK

Stephen Castles, Research Professor of Sociology, University of Sydney, Australia; Honarary Associate, International Migration Institute (IMI), University of Oxford, UK, Hein de Haas, Co-Director, International Migration Institute (IMI), University Lecturer in Migration Studies and James Martin Fellow, University of Oxford, UK; Professor of Migration and Development, Maastricht University, The Netherlands and Mark J. Miller, Emma Smith Morris Professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Delaware, USA This leading text in the field provides a comprehensive assessment of the nature, extent and dimensions of international population movements and of their consequences. Thoroughly revised and updated, the fifth edition assesses the impact of the global economic crisis for migration and includes new material on climate change and migration. Contents: Introduction • Theories of Migration • How Migration Transforms Societies • International Migration before 1945 • Migration to Europe since 1945 • Migration in the Americas • Migration in the Asia Pacific Region • Migration in Africa and the Middle East • Migration, Security and Climate Change • The State and International Migration: The Quest for Control • Migrants and Minorities in the Labour Force • New Ethnic Minorities and Society • Immigrant Politics • Migration in the 21st Century 420pp Hardback New

December 2013 9780230355767 £70.00 IC

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The second edition of ths bestselling text takes a broader perspective giving increased coverage of other dimensions of globalization alongside its core focus on the rise of supraterritoriality which, the author argues, is globalization’s most distinctive feature. A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 400pp Paperback Ebook

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Issues & Actors in the Global Political Economy André Broome, Associate Professor of International Political Economy, University of Warwick, UK A major new text on contemporary global political economy that focuses centrally on key issues and actors. Concise and accessibly written, it provides an ideal introduction to the contemporary dynamics and processes of change in the global political economy. Contents: Introduction to International Political Economy • Theoretical Perspectives in International Political Economy • Contemporary Debates in International Political Economy • PART I: ACTORS IN THE GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY • State Actors • International Organizations • Club Forums • Market Actors • Non-Governmental Organizations • Everyday Actors • PART II: ISSUES IN THE GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY • Global Trade • Global Money and National Currencies • Global Capital Mobility • Financial Crises • Sovereign Debt • Tax and Welfare • Global Poverty and Development • Resource Competition and Energy • The Environment and Climate Change 320pp Hardback Paperback

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Comparative Political Economy

Global Political Economy

States, Markets and Global Capitalism

4th edition

Ben Clift, Professor of Political Economy, University of Warwick, UK

comparative political economy STATES, MARKETS AND GLOBAL CAPITALISM




This new textbook provides an authoritative analysis of Comparative Political Economy and how it can help us to understand the global capitalist marketplace in the Twenty-First Century in all its variant forms.

Contents: Introduction: The Focus and Rationale of the Book • Comparative Political Economy: Lineages From Classical Political Economy, Linkages To International Political Economy • The CPE of Capitalism & Classical Political Economy • Disciplinary Politics and the Genealogy of CPE • Institutional Analysis and CPE • Interests-Based Analysis and CPE • Ideational Analysis and CPE • The CPE of the State • Comparative Capitalisms • The CPE of Finance and Corporate Governance • The CPE of Welfare • The Comparative Method and CPE • Conclusion 400pp Hardback Paperback New


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Robert O’Brien, LIUNA/Mancinelli Professor of Global Labour Issues and Chair, Political Science Department, McMaster University, Canada and Marc Williams, Professor of International Relations, University of New South Wales, Australia The fourth edition of this popular and successful text has been systematically revised and updated to incorporate analysis of the financial crisis and the changing global order Contents: PART I: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES • PART II: EVOLUTION • PART III: DYNAMICS A Full Table of Contents is Available at: www.palgrave.com 356pp Hardback Paperback

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