New books for Political studies in the University of Otago Library.
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Hocken Library: JQ5881 .B766 2013
Central Library: UA835 .C44634 2012
Science Library: QC903 .C5627 2013
"As the Kyoto Protocol limps along without the participation of the US and Australia, on-going climate negotiations are plagued by competing national and business interests that are creating stumbling blocks to success. Climate Change Negotiations: A Guide to Resolving Disputes and Facilitating Multilateral Cooperation asks how these persistent obstacles..." BOOK JACKET.
Central Library: JC423 .D38132 2013
"This book provides a comprehensive overview over the models of contemporary democracy, its social, cultural, economic and political prerequisites, empirically existing varieties, and the two major challenges - globalization and mediatization - confronting established democracies today. As the boundaries of the national political communities increasingly dissolve, democracy as we know it is..." BOOK JACKET.
Central Library: JZ1570.A55 E979 2012
Central Library: JZ1305 .C436 2013
Science Library: GE170 .G5548 2012
Central Library: JZ1318 .G679453 2012
Central Library: KC200 .H8573 2006
Central Library: JC571 .W423 2010
Central Library: D860 .I58 2013
Central Library: JC571 .I6362 2009
"Why are certain global problems recognized as human rights issues while others are not? How do local activists transform long-standing problems into universal rights claims? When and why do human rights groups, governments, and international organizations endorse new rights? The International Struggle for New Human Rights is the first..." BOOK JACKET.
Hocken Library: JZ1730.A55 .L665 2010
"brings together the works of leading China, Taiwan, and Pacific politics specialists analysing a topic of growing importance: China and Taiwan's ever-growing involvement in the South Pacific ... This book will pinpoint China's involvement in the South Pacific within the context of China's wider foreign policy and the challenges it..." BOOK JACKET.
Central Library: JC311 .G44 2013
"What are the origins of nationalism and why is it capable of arousing such intense emotions? In this major study, Azar Gat counters the prevailing fashionable theories according to which nations and nationalism are modern and contrived or 'invented'. He sweeps across history and around the globe to reveal that..." BOOK JACKET.
Central Library: JC330.15 .R45 2012
Hocken Library: JQ5841 .S93 2011
Central Library: JC571 .R653 2007
Central Library: HQ1728.5 .H35 2004
"Women in Israel is the first comprehensive overview of discrimination in a state dominated by a patriarchal religious order, and brings fresh insights to the efficacy of the law in improving the status of women. Providing a sociolegal perspective on women in Israel, Ruth Halperin-Kaddari examines all aspects of..." BOOK JACKET.
Central Library: JC423 .M96 2013