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Toward a Better World: Memoirs of a Life in International and Development Economics
Toward a Better World: Memoirs of a Life in International and Development Economics
Gerry Helleiner

In his memoir, Towards a Better World, Helleiner recounts his profound trip to Africa, a trip that propelled him into a career devoted to the research, advice and teaching of economic development and the reduction of global poverty.

Available Jun 2018
Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The U.S. Governments Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide
Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The U.S. Government’s Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide
Edited by Samuel Totten

This collection of original essays, edited by renowned genocide scholar Samuel Totten, shows how the United States government repeatedly aided certain regimes as they planned and then carried out crimes against humanity and genocide.

Available Nov 2017
Europe Un-Imagined: Nation and Culture at a French-German Television Channel
Europe Un-Imagined: Nation and Culture at a French-German Television Channel
By Damien Stankiewicz

Damien Stankiewicz’s ground-breaking ethnographic study of the various contexts of media production work at ARTE (the newsroom, the editing studio, the screening room), reveals how ideas about French, German, and European culture coalesce and circulate at the channel.

Published Aug 2017
Latin American Politics: An Introduction, Second Edition
Latin American Politics: An Introduction, Second Edition
By David Close
Latin American Politics, Second Edition is a thematic introduction to the political systems of all 20 Latin American countries.
Published May 2017
Security Aid: Canada and the Development Regime of Security
Security Aid: Canada and the Development Regime of Security
By Jeffrey Monaghan

Drawing on an array of previously classified materials and interviews with security experts, Security Aid presents a critical analysis of the securitization of humanitarian aid.

Published Apr 2017
Fighting for Credibility: US Reputation and International Politics
Fighting for Credibility: US Reputation and International Politics
By Frank P. Harvey and John Mitton

Focusing on cases of asymmetric US encounters with smaller powers since the end of the Cold War, Harvey and Mitton reveal that reputations matter for credibility in international politics. This dynamic and deeply documented study successfully brings reputation back to the table of foreign diplomacy.

Published Dec 2016
Female Suicide Bombings: A Critical Gender Approach
Female Suicide Bombings: A Critical Gender Approach
By Tanya Narozhna and W. Andy Knight

Female Suicide Bombings critically examines and challenges common assumptions of this loaded term. Tanya Narozhna and W. Andy Knight introduce female suicide bombings as a socio-political practice and a product of deeply politicized, gendered representations.

Published Jul 2016
Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want: An Introduction to Human Security
Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want: An Introduction to Human Security
By Robert J. Hanlon and Kenneth Christie

Adopting an interdisciplinary perspective, Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want is a brief introduction to human security, conflict, and development.

Published May 2016
Cases of Conflict: Transboundary Disputes and the Development of International Environmental Law
Cases of Conflict: Transboundary Disputes and the Development of International Environmental Law
By Allen L. Springer

Cases of Conflict focuses on times of dispute as important moments in the development of international environmental law. Conflict tests international law—both its content and its relevance become clearer in times of controversy—but conflict can also help shape the law.

Published Mar 2016
Japanese Society and the Politics of the North Korean Threat
Japanese Society and the Politics of the North Korean Threat
By Seung Hyok Lee

Japanese Society and the Politics of the North Korean Threat explains the dramatic shift in Japanese policy between the North Korean ballistic missile tests of 1998 and 2006.

Published Feb 2016