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Comparative Politics of the Global South: Linking Concepts and Cases, 4th edition

Comparative Politics of the Global South: Linking Concepts and Cases, 4th edition

December Green and Laura Luehrmann

In this now classic text, December Green and Laura Luehrmann show how history, economics, and politics converge to create the realities of life in the Global South. The authors offer an innovative blend of theory and empirical material as they introduce the politics of what was once called the "third world." They consistently link theoretical concepts to a set of eight contemporary    More >

Understanding Contemporary China, 5th edition

Robert E. Gamer and Stanley W. Toops, editors

China today bears little resemblance to the country introduced in the first edition of Understanding Contemporary China, published nearly two decades ago. Even in just the past five years, dramatic changes have occurred under the leadership of President Xi Jinping. This new edition of the book reflects those changes, exploring the impact of new domestic policies; China's role as a behemoth    More >

Understanding Contemporary China, 5th edition
International Law in World Politics: An Introduction, 3rd edition

International Law in World Politics: An Introduction, 3rd edition

Shirley V. Scott

Reflecting a dramatically changing global context, the third edition of International Law in World Politics introduces the actors, structures, processes, and issues of international law in a way that makes sense to students of political science. Features of the new edition include: • current case studies that bring the subject to life. • an entirely new chapter on international    More >

The World Food Problem: Toward Understanding and Ending Undernutrition in the Developing World, 5th edition

Howard D. Leathers with Phillips Foster

The fifth edition of The World Food Problem reflects nearly a decade of new research on the causes and potential solutions to the problems of producing and distributing food in developing countries. With extensively updated data and new case studies throughout, this edition includes new or expanded discussions of such issues as:      • genetically modified    More >

The World Food Problem: Toward Understanding and Ending Undernutrition in the Developing World, 5th edition
Doing Comparative Politics: An Introduction to Approaches and Issues, 3rd edition

Doing Comparative Politics: An Introduction to Approaches and Issues, 3rd edition

Timothy C. Lim

This systematic, user friendly, and refreshingly unusual introduction to comparative politics has not only been updated and refined in the third edition, but also fully revised to reflect the impact of major new developments in world politics. Designed to teach students how to think comparatively and theoretically about the world they live in, the book is organized around a set of critical    More >

Asia Pacific in World Politics, 2nd ed.

Derek McDougall

Capturing the most recent currents in world affairs—without sacrificing historical context—the second edition of Asia Pacific in World Politics reflects more than a decade of new developments. The focus on the region's major state actors has now been broadened to include an entirely new chapter on India and greatly expanded treatment of both Russia and Australia. The role of    More >

Asia Pacific in World Politics, 2nd ed.
 

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We are growing again! Marie-Claire Antoine has joined Lynne Rienner Publishers as senior acquisitions editor for political science and international relations. Previously she was senior acquisitions editor at Rowman & Littlefield.
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