Download E-books The International Politics of Human Trafficking PDF

This ebook explores the foreign politics in the back of the identity of human trafficking as an important international challenge. seeing that 2000, tackling human trafficking has spawned new felony, defense and political structure. This e-book is grounded within the premise that the serious reaction to this factor is at odds with the shaky information and contentious definitions underpinning it. Given the disparity among structure and facts, Wylie asks why human trafficking has develop into largely understood as a hazard to non-public and country safety in state-of-the-art international. counting on the belief of 'norm lifecycle' from constructivist diplomacy, this quantity strains the increase and influence of anti-trafficking activism. worldwide universal wisdom approximately trafficking is now tested, yet at a price. Taking factor with the important framing of trafficking as sexual exploitation, this booklet makes a speciality of how modern globalization reasons labour exploitation, whereas the concept that of trafficking legitimates states' securitized responses to migration. 

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Download E-books Politik im Schatten der Krise: Eine Bilanz der Regierung Merkel 2009-2013 (German Edition) PDF

Dieser Band zieht eine politikwissenschaftliche Bilanz der zweiten Amtszeit von Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel. In den Beiträgen ausgewiesener Experten werden die Rahmenbedingungen des Regierens zwischen 2009 und 2013 analysiert, so etwa die strategische Positionierung von Regierungs- und Oppositionsparteien, die Rolle des Bundesrates, das Koalitionsmanagement oder der Einfluss von Verbänden. Im zweiten Teil werden die wichtigsten Entscheidungen der christlich-liberalen Koalition analysiert, erklärt und bewertet. Besonderes Augenmerk widmet der Band der Eurokrise und der deutschen Reaktion auf diese Herausforderung, aber auch alle anderen relevanten Politikfelder werden unter die Lupe genommen. Die betrachteten Politikfelder reichen von der Außen- bis zur Finanzpolitik, von der Sozial- bis zur Umweltpolitik. Dabei wird die Frage beantwortet, wo die Regierung weitreichende Reformen durchsetzte und wo Stillstand vorherrschte und mit welchen Einflussfaktoren beides zu erklären ist.

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Download E-books Towards an Effective European Single Market: Implementing the Various Forms of European Policy Instruments across Member States PDF

By Michael Kaeding

If the ecu Union and its Member States are to compete effectively in an more and more competitive worldwide marketplace, when many different economies proceed to get more suitable, all elements of the ecu Union, Member States and the ecu associations, need to keep watch over smarter. the reply accordingly isn't really to renounce on principles, yet quite to enhance and enforce high quality ideas. offering either well timed and suitable types of ecu coverage tools within the box of economic providers, public management, shipping, operating stipulations and social safety, this quantity exhibits which sort of coverage tools paintings and less than what situations. this may support all to beat a number of the impediments to utilizing substitute coverage tools on the eu point as acceptable responses to urgent ecu and worldwide governance demanding situations, reminiscent of potency, responsibility, transparency and legitimacy.

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Download E-books Regionalism in East Asia: Why Has It Flourished Since 2000 and How Far Will It Go? PDF

This publication examines a major financial improvement in East Asia through the first decade of the twenty first century. while local preparations have been, with the only major exception of ASEAN, conspicuously absent prior to 2000, they've got proliferated due to the fact 2000 in either the financial and alternate parts. The ebook locations this political improvement within the altering nature of the nationwide economies, particularly their expanding integration into nearby and worldwide worth chains with the fragmentation of construction methods.

this can be a freshly written, coherent research of the subject, drawing upon (updated) fabric from a chain of articles that the writer has released at the topic through the years. even supposing the publication relies on theoretical and, particularly, empirical research of regionalism, it really is written in a non-technical type available to quite a lot of readers. The publication may be followed as supplementary studying for college classes on Asian economies, no matter if be it in quarter reports or economics/political economic climate disciplines.

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Download E-books Mississippian Political Economy (Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology) PDF

By Jon Muller

An empirical dialogue at the interval. Muller brings the talk again to fabric proof, who prefer to prevent present tensions among many of the interpretations of those societies. a lot emphasis is put on modes of creation, distribution and intake. this can be a meaty examine, which strives to develop the horizons of Mississippian research.

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Download E-books Celtic Tiger in Collapse: Explaining the Weaknesses of the Irish Model (International Political Economy Series) PDF

Because the first variation there were primary alterations within the Irish progress version. The unexpected cave in of the Irish financial system in 2008 increases questions resembling: why the surprising and deep decline in monetary progress? What are the customers for a go back to development? Answering those questions and extra, this publication is the definitive paintings at the Celtic Tiger.

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Download E-books Living Wage Movements: Global Perspectives (Routledge Advances in Social Economics) PDF

Residing salary activism has spanned time and house, attaining throughout many years and nationwide limitations. stipulations producing residing salary events early within the 20th century have resurfaced within the twenty-first century, simply on an international scale: 'sweated' labour, macroeconomic instability, and task insecurity.
Upon reviewing the empirical facts, the book's participants make powerful situations either for and opposed to residing salary activism. The powerful mix of ancient, modern, and worldwide views presents possibilities for lecturers, students, and activists to judge how we will be able to handle low pay on the organizational and macroeconomic degrees.

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Download E-books Responding to China's Rise: US and EU Strategies (The Political Economy of the Asia Pacific) PDF

By Vinod K. Aggarwal

During this edited quantity, a suite of factor and kingdom specialists take on questions relating to China’s present upward thrust to energy in the present overseas financial and political order. the present overseas method is ruled by means of a “Western” perception of order and according to the primacy of post–World struggle II principles, drawn from liberal types of capitalism and democracy practiced within the US and in Western Europe. during this context, crucial and such a lot doubtful questions dealing with the West over the subsequent decade hindrance how the ecu and the USA will reply to China’s quick progress. Will the transatlantic courting carry and turn into more advantageous, confronted with this new monetary and geopolitical challenge? Or will the U.S. and the EU―an more and more admired international player―compete for monetary and political virtue? After a quick creation laying out the situations of China’s financial and political upward thrust and the demanding situations that this poses to the present foreign order, the publication proceeds in 3 sections. the 1st part presents competing theoretical views on China’s upward push in a ancient context. The moment part presents a rather chinese language standpoint on China’s present upward thrust. The 3rd part seems to be at responses from the USA and the eu Union, targeting either financial and safety concerns in addition to the consequences of China’s upward push for US-EU kinfolk. This ebook is suitable to either students and policymakers thinking about chinese language household politics and overseas coverage, US overseas coverage, european overseas coverage, China-US family members, China-EU kinfolk, foreign safety, foreign political financial system and rising markets.

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