Subject: International relations

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Dialogue with North Korea?: Preconditions for Talking Human Rights With a Hermit Kingdom

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Geir Helgesen & Hatla Thelle 2013 There is hardly another country as isolated and with such a bleak image as North Korea. It is portrayed in the Western media as a Hermit Kingdom ruled by an outdated, communist dictatorship whose clandestine nuclear programmes alarm its neighbours and which uses dreadful labour camps to control a […]

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After the Great East Japan Earthquake: Political and Policy Change in Post-Fukushima Japan

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*Dominic Al-Badri & Gijs Berends (eds)** 2013 The triple disaster that struck Japan in March 2011 began with the most powerful earthquake known to have hit Japan and led to tsunami up to 40 meters in height that devastated a wide area and caused thousands of deaths. The ensuing accident at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power […]

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The Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Eurasian Geopolitics: New Directions, Perspectives, and Challenges

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Michael Fredholm (ed) 2012 The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has developed into a key regional security group in Asia, its member states representing no less than “half of humanity”. Alarmists believe that the SCO is making itself into a NATO of the East, thus posing a long-term threat to the West. Moreover, several members are […]

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Burma/Myanmar – Where Now?

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Mikael Gravers & Flemming Ytzen (eds) 2014 Recent changes in Burma/Myanmar have been called the ‘Burmese democratic spring’. While the international media have mainly focused on the economic opportunities offered by these changes and on the doings and sayings of Aung San Suu Kyi, the reality is far more complex. The country is desperately poor, […]

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Governing Cambodia’s Forests: The International Politics of Policy Reform

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Andrew Cock 2016 The destruction of Cambodia’s forests gathered pace from the 1990s, receiving much international publicity at the time from environmental NGOs but far less scholarly treatment. That deficiency is now addressed by this detailed and sophisticated case study of the process by which aid donors and Cambodia’s elites worked to designate much of […]

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Governing Cambodia's Forests: The International Politics of Policy Reform

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Andrew Cock 2016 The destruction of Cambodia’s forests gathered pace from the 1990s, receiving much international publicity at the time from environmental NGOs but far less scholarly treatment. That deficiency is now addressed by this detailed and sophisticated case study of the process by which aid donors and Cambodia’s elites worked to designate much of […]

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