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Enter the Dragon: China in the International Financial System

November 30, 2015
Enter the Dragon: China in the International Financial System brings together experts from both inside and outside of the People’s Republic of China to explore issues regarding the internationalization of the reminbi (RMB). This volume tackles questions surrounding the process being used to attempt to achieve internationalization of the RMB, the broader issues related to the country’s financial integration with the rest of the world, and issues concerning China’s role in global financial governance.

Elusive Pursuits: Lessons From Canada’s Interventions Abroad

October 1, 2015
Canada Among Nations 2015
Edited by: Fen Osler Hampson and Stephen M. Saideman
Elusive Pursuits: Lessons from Canada’s Interventions Abroad is the 29th volume of the influential Canada Among Nations series. This book examines Canada’s role in foreign military and security missions, and its tendency to intervene under the auspices of international institutions. Canada is not just among nations in these efforts, but in nations on a regular basis.

Mutual Security in the Asia-Pacific: Roles for Australia, Canada and South Korea

September 30, 2015
Myriad challenges to regional stability and security threaten East Asia’s burgeoning growth and prosperity. Mutual Security in the Asia-Pacific: Role for Australia, Canada and South Korea address the economic and security challenges that loom in the region and the role that these three countries can play to ensure a stable, predictable political environment.

On Governance: What It Is, What It Measures and Its Policy Uses

April 1, 2015
On Governance unpacks the complex global dimensions of governance, and proposes a new theory premised on the belief that strengthened, innovative national and global governance enables positive outcomes for people everywhere.

Managing Conflict in a World Adrift

January 5, 2015
For orders of this title from outside of Canada, please visit: bookstore.usip.org
The eagerly anticipated follow up to Leashing the Dogs of War. In the midst of a global political shift where power moves from central institutions to smaller, more disbursed units, another landmark text edited by Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osler Hampson and Pamela Aall provides essential insights and practical guidance. In Managing Conflict in a World Adrift, 40 of the world’s leading international affairs analysts examine the relationship between political, social or economic change and the outbreak and spread of conflict. They then consider what this means for conflict management.

Governance and Innovation in Africa: South Africa after Mandela

November 30, 2014
Only Available Within Canada
South Africa is no longer the post-apartheid transformational state over which President Nelson Mandela presided so magnificently and with such hope. Under his successors, South Africa has become a slow-growing, often cranky, one-party-dominant state that only partially succeeds in providing the basic education, health services, housing, electrical power and human security that its 55 million citizens demand and expect.

Finding Common Ground: Challenges and Opportunities in Internet Governance and Internet-related Policy

November 21, 2014
A Briefing Book Prepared for the Global Commission on Internet Governance
This briefing book has been developed by CIGI to inform the work of the Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG), chaired by Sweden's former Prime Minister Carl Bildt. The GCIG is a two-year initiative launched in January 2014 by CIGI and Chatham House to produce a comprehensive stand on the future of multi-stakeholder Internet Governance.

Organized Chaos: Reimagining the Internet

July 29, 2014
Edited by: Mark Raymond and Gordon Smith
Together, the chapters in this volume provide a clear sense of the critical problems facing efforts to update and redefine Internet governance, the appropriate modalities for doing so, and the costs and benefits associated with the most plausible outcomes. This foundation provides the basis for the development of the research-based, high-level strategic vision required to successfully navigate a complex, shifting and uncertain governance environment.

East Asia-Arctic Relations: Boundary, Security and International Politics

June 26, 2014
Edited by: Kimie Hara and Ken Coates
The Arctic’s profile as a region for engagement and opportunity is rising among both circumpolar and non-circumpolar states. In addition to countries like Canada, Russia and the United States, which have expressed a renewed interest in the region, East Asian countries, such as Japan, Korea and China, are now increasingly fixated on prospects offered by the Arctic.

Crisis and Reform: Canada and the International Financial System

May 29, 2014
Edited by: Rohinton P. Medhora and Dane Rowlands
The 28th edition of the Canada Among Nations series is an examination of Canada and the global financial crisis, and the country’s historic and current role in the international financial system.
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