SUNY series in Global Politics

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Systems of Violence, Second Edition

Expanded new edition of an important study of the protracted violence in Colombia.

Old Nations, New Voters

Groundbreaking empirical study of voting by resident aliens in established democracies.

Who Gets What?

Examines the domestic constraints negotiators operate under when nations seek to cooperate.

The United Nations Security Council in the 1990s

An insider’s account of the UN Security Council in the years immediately after the end of the Cold War.

When Leaders Learn and When They Don't

Develops a new and dynamic theory of foreign policy decision making and experiential learning.

Cooperating Rivals

Examines cooperation and conflict over water in the Middle East.

Well-Oiled Diplomacy

Examines Russia’s energy policy with rival Eurasian supplier states from 1992 to 2002.

Global Liberalism and Political Order

Examines the possibilities of global governance in the wake of the challenges of globalization.

Technology and International Transformation

Examines the interrelation between technology and international politics since the nineteenth century.

Complexity in World Politics

Demonstrates that world politics is more complex than conventional models can account for.

The Perils and Promise of Global Transparency

Argues that increasing levels of transparency do not always change international politics for the better.

Globalization and the Environment

Examines how globalization and the environment are connected issues.

Collective Preventive Diplomacy

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

International Regimes for the Final Frontier

Examines the negotiations between nations that lead to international agreements regulating human activity in outer space.

States of Liberalization

Explores the limits of economic liberalization within the European Union.

The Multi-Governance of Water

Examines the politics of transnational water resource management through case studies of the Aral Sea basin and the Danube, Euphrates, and Mekong river basins.

Building Trust

Challenges conventional assumptions about how international rivals form trusting relationships.

Identity and Institutions

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

Mediating Globalization

Argues that institutional context drives economic globalization in the United States and Britain.

Globalizing Interests

Examines how national interest groups respond to the international pressures of globalization.

Imperialism and Internationalism in the Discipline of International Relations

Essays on the early disciplinary history of international relations.

Sovereignty, Democracy, and Global Civil Society

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

United We Stand?

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

Globalization, Security, and the Nation State

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

Ozone Depletion and Climate Change

A path-breaking look at the international response to ozone depletion and climate change.

International Relations under Risk

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

Democratizing Global Politics

Argues that international institutions are becoming increasingly democratized.

What Moves Man

A critical look at the image of human nature that underlies the realist theory of international relations.

Social Construction and the Logic of Money

Examines the nature of international economic leadership since the seventeenth century.

Political Identity and Social Change

Explores issues of political identity and the social changes that ended apartheid in South Africa.

Crisis Theory and World Order

Uses Heidegger’s philosophy to critique and remedy “world order thinking” in international politics.

Political Space

Applies the concept of space to international relations to arrive at novel interpretations.

Debating the Global Financial Architecture

Looks at alternatives to international financial institutions such as the IMF and World Bank.

Technology, Development, and Democracy

The impact of internet technologies on international politics.

The Arab-Israeli Conflict Transformed

Makes the perhaps surprising argument that in the last quarter of the twentieth century the Arab-Israeli conflict has been winding down.

Systems of Violence

Examines the conditions that have led to protracted violence in Colombia.

Theories of International Cooperation and the Primacy of Anarchy

Argues the state and not markets should be the center of analysis when attempting to explain international cooperation.

Information Technologies and Global Politics

Examines how information technologies may be shifting power and authority away from the state.

Life After the Soviet Union

Examines the political, social, and economic issues confronted by each of the newly independent republics in the Transcaucasus and Central Asian regions.

Agency and Ethics

Explains why military interventions with humanitarian goals consistently fail.

Why Movements Matter

Details the West German peace movement's impact on German, U. S., and NATO politics and security dynamics in the 1980s.

Money and Power in Europe

Traces the history of European monetary negotiations from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Global Limits

Explores the limits of Kantian approaches to the study of international affairs.

Counter-Hegemony and Foreign Policy

Argues that marginalized states and peoples are capable of initiating their own foreign policy agendas.

International Relations--Still an American Social Science?

Challenges the parochialism and "Americanization" of the field of International Relations.

Hierarchy amidst Anarchy

Analyzes the underlying basis for state participation in cooperative international structures.

Which Lessons Matter?

Christopher Hemmer offers a model for how U. S. decision makers use the lessons of history to diagnose and make policy choices.

Beyond Boundaries?

Presents a constructively critical reappraisal of the boundaries that define the social scientific analysis of international life.

Pondering Postinternationalism

Notable scholars explore James Rosenau's postinternational paradigm--an alternative view to traditional international relations.

After Authority

This book examines the troubled modern nation–state and reflects on the “end” of authority, sovereignty, and national security, and the implications of that end in the coming decades.

Approaches to Global Governance Theory

Showcases diverse theoretical approaches in the emerging area of global governance.

States, Firms, and Power

Analyses the effectiveness of economic sanctions as instruments of statecraft.

Leapfrogging Development?

Examines how developing countries have restructured their telecommunications in order to "leapfrog" or accelerate development.

Economic Interdependence in Ukrainian-Russian Relations

Explores the emerging political economy of the former Soviet Union.

Harmonizing Europe

Analyzes factors that both drive and impede the establishment of transnational markets at the level of the nation state.

Private Authority and International Affairs

Explores in detail the degree to which private sector firms are beginning to replace governments in "governing" some areas of international relations.

Zones of Peace in the Third World

Provides a critique and an extention of the "democratic peace" theory by focusing on the regional level and by offering alternative explanations for the maintenance of democratic and non-democratic "zones of peace. "

Collective Conflict Management and Changing World Politics

Examines the prospects for collective management of international conflict, identifying the international and domestic conditions under which it will and will not tend to work and exploring whether the end of the Cold War will make its success more or less likely than before.

From Pirates to Drug Lords

Examines Caribbean countries' impact on the U. S. and the world and how they have consolidated their democracies, advanced prosperity, and maintained peace through collective security and international cooperation.

Power and Ideas

The first comprehensive political-science treatment of the global politics and diplomacy of intellectual property and antitrust, with focus on relations between developing and industrialized countries.

The Political Discourse of Anarchy

A disciplinary history of the field of international relations from its emergence in the mid-1800s until the outbreak of World War II.

American Patriotism in a Global Society

Argues that the transformation of our world into a global society is causing a resurgence of tribalism at the same time that it is inspiring the ideology of political holism and global interdependence.