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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations (4th edition)

ISBN : 9780199670840

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¥2,376
Author: 
Garrett W. Brown; Iain McLean; Alistair McMillan
Pages
624 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
Jan 2018
Series
Oxford Quick Reference

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  • Over 1,700 entries, with more than 150 new to this edition including Arab SpringBrexitcyber-terrorismglobal governancepostcolonialism, and refugee crisis
  • Written by a team of dozens of leading political scientists, ensuring expert definitions across the whole spectrum of this multi-disciplinary area
  • Comprehensive and international, with clear explanations of political theories and concepts throughout history and across the globe
  • Includes a chronology of important political theorists
  • Features recommended web links, accessed via a regularly updated companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Heavily expanded coverage of international relations, including entries on Arab SpringBrexitcyber-terrorismglobal governancepostcolonialism, and refugee crisis
  • Over 150 new entries by dozens of specialist contributors, including a wealth of new material in areas such as international institutions, peace building, human security, security studies, global governance, and open economy politics

 
This bestselling dictionary contains over 1,700 entries on all aspects of politics and international relations. Written by a leading team of political scientists, it embraces the multi-disciplinary spectrum of political theory including political thinkers, history, institutions, theories, and schools of thought, as well as notable current affairs that have shaped attitudes to politics.

Fully updated for its fourth edition, the dictionary has had its coverage of international relations heavily revised and expanded, reflected in its title change, and it includes a wealth of new material in areas such as international institutions, peace building, human security, security studies, global governance, and open economy politics. It also incorporates recommended web links that can be accessed via a regularly checked and updated companion website, ensuring that the links remain relevant.

The dictionary is international in its coverage and will prove invaluable to students and academics studying politics and related disciplines, as well as politicians, journalists, and the general reader seeking clarification of political terms.

Index: 

List of Contributors
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the Original Edition
Dictionary
Timeline of Political Philosophers and Theorists

About the author: 

Garrett W. Brown is a Professor of Political Theory and Global Health Policy at the University of Leeds. His principle research interests include Kantian political and legal philosophy, the history of cosmopolitan thought, global justice, the governance of global health priorities, the theory and practice of global governance, and issues lying at the interface between political theory and international relations theory.

Iain McLean is an Official Fellow in Politics at Nuffield College, Oxford, and Professor of Politics at the University of Oxford. He has held visiting appointments at Stanford and Yale. His books include Public Choice (1987) and Rational Choice and British Politics(2001). His research interests include the history of social choice, the properties of electoral systems, the political economy of the Enlightenment, and UK public policy. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Alistair McMillan is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Sheffield. His research interests include representation and electoral politics. He is author of Standing at the Margins: Representation and Electoral Reservation in India (2005). State of the Union: Unionism and the Alternatives in the United Kingdom Since 1707 (2005), co-authored with Iain McLean, won the W. J. M. Mackenzie Prize of the Political Studies Association of the UK.
 
 
Contributors:

Katharine Adeney, Professor in Politics, University of Nottingham
Lincoln Allison, Emeritus Reader in Politics, University of Warwick, and Professor in the Politics of Sport, Brighton University
Alan Apperley, Senior Lecturer in Media, Communication and Cultural Studies, University of Wolverhampton
Paul Arthur, Professor of Politics, University of Ulster
Ian Bache, Professor of Politics, University of Sheffield
Andrew Baker, Professor of Political Economy, University of Sheffield
Cyril Barrett, Formerly Tutor in Philosophy, Campion Hall, Oxford
Ross Bellaby, Lecturer in Security Studies, University of Sheffield
Alexandra Bohm, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Lincoln
Francesca Borgonovi, Research Fellow, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics
Jonathan Bradbury, Professor in Politics, University of Wales, Swansea
William Brown, Senior Lecturer in Government and Politics, Open University
Russell Buchan, Senior Lecturer in International Law, University of Sheffield
Vittorio Bufacchi, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University College Cork
Jim Bulpitt, Formerly Professor of Politics, University of Warwick
Barbara Buraczynska, Fellow in International Relations and Quantitative Methods, University of York
Tania Burchardt, Associate Professor in Political Science and Director of CASE, London School of Economics
Peter Burnell, Emeritus Professor of Politics, University of Warwick
Peter Burnham, Professor of Politics and International Studies, University of Birmingham
Barry Buzan, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics
Peter Byrd, University Senior Tutor, University of Warwick
Luis Cabrera, Associate Professor in Political Science and International Studies, Griffiths Business School
Ian Campbell, Formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Warwick
Sean D. Carey, Lecturer in Politics and Quantitative Methods, University of Mannheim
David Carlton, Emeritus Professor in International Studies, University of Warwick
Mick Carpenter, Professor in Social Policy, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick
Steven Casper, Assistant Professor in Management & Commercialization of Biomedical Science, Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont, USA
Richard Coggins, College Lecturer in Politics, New College, University of Oxford
Vivien Collingwood, Freelance writer, translator, and editor Richard Crampton, Professor of East European History, University of Oxford
Alix Dietzel, Lecturer in Environmental Politics, University of Bristol
Keith Dowding, Professor of Political Science, Australian National University
Kyril Drezov, Lecturer in Politics, Keele University
Stephen Fisher, Associate Professor in Political Sociology, University of Oxford
Mathew Frank, Associate Professor in International History, University of Leeds
Ian Fraser, Senior Lecturer in Political Theory, Loughborough University
Adrian Gallagher, Senior Lecture in International Relations, University of Leeds
Richard Gillespie, Professor of Politics, University of Liverpool
Laura Gomez-Mera, Department of International Studies, University of Miami
Francisco E. González, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University 
Wyn Grant, Professor of Politics, University of Warwick
Jack Gray, Formerly Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
John Halliday, Formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Warwick
Graham Harrison, Professor of African Politics, University of Sheffield
Angela Hobbs, Professor in the Public Understanding of Philosophy, University of Sheffield
John Hobson, Professor of Political Economy and International Relations, University of Sheffield
Alexandra Homolar, Associate Professor in International Security, University of Warwick
Justa Hopma, Research Fellow in International Relations, University of Sheffield
David Howarth, Honorary Professor in Politics, University of Edinburgh and Professor of Politics, University of Luxembourg
Mathew Humphrey, Professor in Political Philosophy, University of Nottingham
Andrew Hurrell, Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford
Paul Ingram, Executive Director, British American Security Information Council
Charles Jones, Emeritus Reader in International Relations, University of Cambridge
Jonathan Joseph, Professor of International Relations, University of Sheffield
Yuen Foong Khong, Fellow of Nuffield College, University of Oxford
Zig Layton-Henry, Professor of Politics, University of Warwick
Genevieve LeBaron, Senior Lecturer in Political Economy, University of Sheffield
Geraldine Lievesley, Senior Lecturer in Politics, Manchester Metropolitan University
John McEldowney, Professor of Law, University of Warwick
William Maley, Director, Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, Australian National University
Paul Martin, Fellow and Tutor in Politics, Wadham College, University of Oxford
Alison McQueen, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Stanford University
David Mervin, Emeritus Reader in Politics, University of Warwick
Tariq Modood, Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, University of Bristol
Andrew Mumford, Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham
Ivan Oliver, Formerly Fellow, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick
Istvan Pogany, Professor of Law, University of Warwick
Shirin Rai, Professor of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick
Andrew Reeve, Professor of Politics, University of Warwick
Melanie Richter-Montpetit, Lecturer in International Relations, University of Sheffield
Berthold Rittberger, Professor of Political Science and Contemporary History, University of Mannheim
Barbara Allen Roberson, Professor in International Relations, University of Warwick
Simon Rushton, Lecturer in Global Health Policy and International Relations, University of Sheffield
Clara Sandelind, Research Fellow in the Politics of Migration, University of Sheffield
Petra Schleiter, Fellow and Tutor in Politics, St Hilda's College, University of Oxford
Laura Sjoberg, Associate Professor in International Relations, University of Florida
Matt Sleat, Reader in Politics, University of Sheffield
Carl Slevin, Formerly Lecturer in Politics, University of Warwick
Lisa Stampnitzky, Lecturer in International Security, University of Sheffield
Liam Stanley, Lecturer in Political Economy, University of Sheffield
David Stasavage, Associate Professor of Politics, New York University
Andrew Taylor, Professor of Politics, University of Sheffield
Keith Taylor, Formerly Head of Politics and International Relations, University of Westminster
Stan Taylor, Academic Staff Development Officer, University of Durham
Suruchi Thapar-Bjorkert, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Uppsala University
Claire Thomas, Lecturer in Politics, University of Sheffield
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Fellow for the Middle East, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy
Geoffrey R. D. Underhill, Professor of International Governance, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Federico Varese, Professor of Criminology, University of Oxford
Rick Wilford, Professor of Politics, Queen's University Belfast
Daniel Wincott, Professor of European and Comparative Politics, University of Birmingham
Stuart White, Professor in Politics, Jesus College, University of Oxford
Stephen Whitefield, Professor of Politics, University of Oxford
Matt Wood, Lecturer in Politics, University of Sheffield
Stewart Wood, Fellow in Politics, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
Fariborz Zelli, Senior Lecturer in Political Science, University of Lund

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