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Human Rights in International Politics: An Introduction

Human Rights in International Politics: An Introduction

Franke Wilmer

This comprehensive introduction to the study of human rights in international politics blends concrete developments with theoretical inquiry, illuminating both in the process. Franke Wilmer presents the nuts and bolts of human rights concepts, actors, and implementation before grappling with issues ranging from war and genocide to social and economic needs to racial and religious    More >

Introducing Social Stratification: The Causes and Consequences of Inequality

Kasturi DasGupta

Does everyone in the US have an equal chance to "make it"? What explains the enduring power of racism and sexism? How does our sociopolitical system generate inequality? These are just a few of the questions explored in this accessible introduction to the complex problem of social stratification. Kasturi DasGupta clearly explains the social and economic mechanisms that serve to    More >

Introducing Social Stratification: The Causes and Consequences of Inequality
International Organizations: The Politics and Processes of Global Governance, 3rd edition

International Organizations: The Politics and Processes of Global Governance, 3rd edition

Margaret P. Karns, Karen A. Mingst, and Kendall W. Stiles

The third edition of the award-winning International Organizations has been thoroughly revised and updated to take into account new developments and shifting power relations since 2009, as well as the most current scholarship. As before, the authors provide a comprehensive, in-depth examination of the full range of international organizations. New features of the book include attention to a    More >

The Politics of Global Governance: International Organizations in an Interdependent World, 5th edition

Brian Frederking and Paul F. Diehl, editors

Covering decisionmaking processes, peace and security affairs, and economic, social, and humanitarian issues, The Politics of Global Governance helps students of international organizations to understand the major themes, theories, and approaches central to the subject. The fifteen new selections in this fully revised edition reflect an increased emphasis on transnational governance and emerging    More >

The Politics of Global Governance: International Organizations in an Interdependent World, 5th edition
The European Union and the Member States, 3rd Edition

The European Union and the Member States, 3rd Edition

Eleanor E. Zeff and Ellen B. Pirro, editors

Can the European Union survive repeated economic crises? If it survives, will it stay as it is or take on a new form? This new edition of The European Union and the Member States, fully revised and updated, addresses these questions as it explores the complex relationship between the EU and each of its now 28 members. The country chapters follow a common format, considering: How and in what    More >

 

NEWS AND NOTES

The winner of the 2015 Gerner Grant for Professional Development (sponsored by LRP) is Dr. Jonneke Koomen, assistant professor of politics at Willamette University. The grant will support Dr. Koomen's 2015 visit to The Hague where she will do additional field research for her book project, "Unspeakable Suffering: Sexual Violence, Survivor Testimony, and International Justice in Africa."
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