Category «International World Politics»

Download E-books A Muslim Archipelago: Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia PDF

By Dr. Max Gross

Writer and previous Dean of the varsity of Intelligence reports on the Joint army Intelligence collage Dr. Max Gross’s goal is to exploit historical past to provide an explanation for today’s Islamic insurgencies in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines and to supply views for the longer term. Muslim Archipalego’s specified contribution is that it brings jointly in a single reference a mass of knowledge at the insurgencies in Southeast Asia. the rustic debts are exact and thorough as to occasions, enterprises, dates, and members. This paintings is illuminated via the author's greater than 3 many years of provider in the nationwide Intelligence neighborhood. His neighborhood services frequently has been utilized to important exams for the neighborhood. With a data of Islam remarkable between his friends and an unquenchable thirst for picking out how the ambitions of this faith may perhaps play out in parts faraway from the focal point of so much policymakers' present awareness, the writer has made the main of this chance to acquaint the Intelligence neighborhood and a broader readership with a strategic appreciation of a zone within the throes of reconciling secular and non secular forces.

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Download E-books Religionen - Global Player in der internationalen Politik? (Politik und Religion) (German Edition) PDF

By Ines-Jacqueline Werkner, Oliver Hidalgo

Der Band untersucht das Agieren religiöser Akteure wie Religionsgemeinschaften und religiös basierte NGOs in der Weltpolitik und fragt nach den Potenzialen und Grenzen ihrer Einflussnahme. Erörtert werden theoretische und normative Aspekte im Verhältnis von Globalisierung, Global Governance und der Revitalisierung von faith sowie Formen der transnationalen Kooperation zwischen den einzelnen Religionsgemeinschaften. Empirisch werden die für weltpolitische Ambitionen besonders prädestinierten abrahamitischen bzw. monotheistischen Religionsgemeinschaften in den Blick genommen. Auf dem Prüfstand steht die teilweise sehr brisante, ambivalente Rolle, die Christentum, Judentum und Islam im internationalen Kontext einnehmen. Zudem werden konkrete Politikfelder internationalen religiösen Engagements, deren Inhalte und Ziele vorgestellt wie die internationale Friedenspolitik, die Wirtschafts- und Sozialpolitik oder auch die Umweltpolitik.

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Download E-books Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 PDF

By Elliott Converse, Air University Press, Dennis M. Drew

In December 1942, slightly a yr after the U.S. had entered international conflict II, the yankee army institution was once already making plans a postwar in a foreign country base community. even supposing first and foremost designed to help a world police strength, the plans more and more assumed a countrywide personality because the Grand Alliance dissolved into the confrontations of the chilly conflict. Dr. speak not just illustrates how military, military, and Air strength planners went approximately their paintings but in addition analyzes the varied elements influencing the character, volume, and site of the projected base process. those integrated specifications for postwar US actual and monetary safety, speedily altering know-how, interservice rivalries, civil-military conflicts, and reactions by way of different countries to the possibility of yank bases close to or on their soil.

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Download E-books Combating Human Trafficking in Asia: A Resource Guide to International and Regional Legal Instruments, Political Commitments and Recommended Practices PDF

By United Nations

Trafficking in ladies and kids is still a massive challenge for international locations within the Asia and Pacific sector. the character and trend of trafficking is advanced, and the transboundary nature of the matter demands bilateral, subregional, neighborhood and foreign responses, as well as nationwide guidelines. This source consultant seeks to supply a accomplished framework of felony and different tools to wrestle trafficking in folks. themes mentioned contain: the variety of felony and different tools on hand; present extraterritorial legal laws and drafting concerns; human rights tools; tools opposed to slavery; overseas and neighborhood trafficking tools; foreign and nearby migration tools; labour legislation; baby and gender particular tools.

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Download E-books The United States and Great Power Responsibility in International Society: Drones, Rendition and Invasion (New International Relations) PDF

By Wali Aslam

This publication evaluates American international coverage activities from the point of view of serious energy accountability, with 3 case reviews: Operation Iraqi Freedom, American drone moves in Pakistan and the publish- 11th of September perform of awesome rendition.

This booklet argues that the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, American drone assaults in Pakistan and the perform of notable rendition are the examples of irresponsible activities undertaken by way of the U.S. appearing as an outstanding strength in overseas society. concentrating on an immense theoretical process of diplomacy, the English institution, this ebook considers the duties of significant powers in foreign society. It issues to 3 responsibilities of serious powers: to behave in line with the norm of legality, to behave in response to the norm of legitimacy, and to stick to the foundations of prudence. the writer applies the standards of legality, legitimacy and prudence, to examine the 3 overseas coverage endeavours of the united states, and, constructing a normative framework, clarifies the consequences for destiny U.S. overseas policy.

This booklet may be of sturdy curiosity to scholars and students of diplomacy, diplomacy idea, American politics, international coverage stories, overseas legislations, South Asian reviews and center japanese studies.

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Download E-books Building Transnational Networks: Civil Society and the Politics of Trade in the Americas (Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics) PDF

Development Transnational Networks tells the tale of the way a wide workforce of civil society companies got here jointly to contest unfastened exchange negotiations within the Americas. in response to learn in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, the USA, and Canada, it deals an entire hemispheric research of the production of civil society networks as they engaged within the politics of alternate. the writer demonstrates that the majority powerful transnational actors are those with robust household roots and that "southern" businesses occupy key nodes in alternate networks. The fragility of activist networks stems from alterations within the household political context in addition to from features of the businesses, the networks, or the activities they adopt. those findings boost and recommend new understandings of transnational collective motion.

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Download E-books The Politics of International Economic Law PDF

How do politics and overseas monetary legislations engage with one another? monetary crises and shifts in worldwide fiscal styles have refocused our realization on how the fingerprints of the 'visible hand' might be obvious all around the associations that underpin the foundations of globalization. From alternate and funding to finance, governments are stressed to implement, face up to and rewrite foreign financial legislations. attorneys have seldom given adequate realization to the impression of politics on legislation, while political scientists have had an on-again, off-again fascination with how the legislations affects relatives between states. This e-book leads the way in which towards filling this interdisciplinary hole, via a sequence of significant reviews written by way of leaders within the box on particular difficulties in foreign monetary family. The booklet demonstrates various ways that the overseas political-economic nexus can be researched and understood.

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Download E-books The Global Covenant: Human Conduct in a World of States PDF

By Robert Jackson

The worldwide Covernant is a ground-breaking paintings via one of many prime students in diplomacy that rejuvenates the classical foreign society procedure, and brings it into touch with the recent period of global politics. It investigates crucial overseas problems with our time, together with peace and safety, struggle and intervention, human rights, failed states, territories and bounds, and democracy. It attracts on a kinfolk of closely
related disciplines: diplomatic and armed forces historical past, overseas felony experiences, and foreign political idea. It addresses easy methodological questions and provides the weather of a human sciences method of the learn of global politics. It contemplates the way forward for overseas society within the 21st
century. the worldwide Covenant concludes via justifying the pluralist society of sovereign states as person who respects human variety and upholds human freedom.

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