By Birol Başkan
By Birol Başkan
By Frank Cooney,Gary Hughes,Pauline Kelly,Steph O'Reilly
By Sachin Kumar Sharma
By Javier Corrales,Carlos A. Romero
Oil makes up one-third of Venezuela's complete GDP, and the USA is way and away Venezuela's biggest buying and selling accomplice. kin among Venezuela and the us, generally shut for many of the final centuries, started to fray because the finish of the chilly warfare altered the foreign surroundings.
U.S.-Venezuela family because the 1990s explores kinfolk among those nations considering the fact that 1999, while Hugo Chavez got here to workplace and proceeded to alter Venezuela's ancient relation with the us and different democracies. The authors research the explanations for emerging bilateral clash, the decision-making approach in Venezuela, the function performed via private and non-private actors in shaping overseas coverage, the function of alternative powers similar to China, Russia, Iran, and Saudi Arabia in shaping U.S.-Venezuelan kinfolk, the function of Venezuela in Cuba and Colombia, and the influence of broader foreign dynamics within the bi-lateral relations.
By Aryeh Yodfat
Relations among the USSR and Iran through the interval from the overthrow of the Shah and the institution of the Islamic Republic as much as early 1983 are reviewed during this ebook. It starts off with a short survey of Russian-Persian relatives in previous years, with a spotlight at the advancements that served as a history to the present occasions. It examines Soviet attitudes and reactions to Iran’s international and inner coverage and highlights the way the Soviets usually elevate occasions of which they don't approve that allows you to draw Iran in the direction of them. specifically, the e-book discusses the Soviet reaction to the Iran-Iraq conflict and the placement of the Tudeh occasion and the opposite leftists inside Iran. Iran’s coverage in the direction of the USSR is handled at size and it truly is proven that it truly is suspicious of a tacit USA-USSR contract over the destiny of Iran. Khomeini’s makes an attempt to isolate Iran from either East and West also are reviewed. This booklet was once one of many first to debate this important measurement in heart East politics and it makes an important contribution to our figuring out of the forces using the Iranian Revolution.
By Philip Nash
By Saroj Rani
By Charles Tilly,Sidney Tarrow
This absolutely revised and up to date variation explores a number of the significant contentious occasions that experience taken position because the unique ebook was once released in 2007, together with the Occupy circulation within the usa, the crusade at no cost elections within the urban of Hong Kong, insurrections opposed to heart jap dictatorships, and armed conflicts at the border of the previous Soviet Union. entire and empirically wealthy, Contentious Politics, second edition continues to be a worthwhile source for constructing a extra nuanced realizing of recent social pursuits and political conflicts for college students and scholars.
By Peter M. Haas
Epistemic groups, Constructivism and foreign Environmental Politics brings jointly 25 years of guides via Peter M. Haas. The ebook examines how the area has replaced considerably during the last a hundred years, discusses the necessity for brand spanking new, constructivist scholarship to appreciate the dynamics of global politics, and highlights the function performed through transnational networks specialists in international governance. Combining an highbrow heritage of epistemic groups with theoretical arguments and empirical reports of worldwide environmental meetings, in addition to foreign businesses and comparative experiences of overseas environmental regimes, this booklet offers a huge photograph of social studying at the international scale.
In addition to detailing the adjustments within the overseas process because the business Revolution, Haas discusses the technical nature of worldwide environmental threats. offering a severe analyzing of discourses approximately environmental safety, this ebook explores governance efforts to house international weather swap, overseas toxins keep watch over, stratospheric ozone, and ecu acid rain. With a brand new normal creation and the addition of introductory items for every part, this assortment bargains a retrospective review of the author’s paintings and is key studying for college students and students of environmental politics, diplomacy and worldwide politics.
By Phillips O'Brien
U.S. and British naval energy constructed in fairly alternative ways within the early twentieth century sooner than the second one global struggle. This learn compares, contrasts, and evaluates either British and American naval energy in addition to the politics that resulted in the advance of every. Naval strength used to be the only maximum manifestation of nationwide strength for either nations. Their armies have been small and their air forces in basic terms existed for a part of the interval lined. for excellent Britain, naval energy used to be very important to her very lifestyles, and for the united states, naval strength was once a ways and away the simplest software the rustic may perhaps use to workout armed effect worldwide. as a result, the selections made concerning the relative strengths of the 2 navies have been in lots of methods crucial strategic offerings the British and American governments ever made. a major publication for army historians and people drawn to the workout and the extension of power.