Dynamics of International Relations: Conflict and Mutual Gain in an Era of Global Interdependence 2E/World Bank Atlas: The World Bank / Edition 2

Dynamics of International Relations: Conflict and Mutual Gain in an Era of Global Interdependence 2E/World Bank Atlas: The World Bank / Edition 2

by Walter C., Jr. Clemens Jr., Jr. Clemens
     
 

Student-friendly and professor-endorsed, Dynamics of International Relations is an innovative, introductory level core text. It compares realist and idealist theories and the paradigm of interdependence against case studies of recurrent problems—why wage war, how to make peace, how to transcend conflict, when and where to mediate, how to increase GDP but also

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Student-friendly and professor-endorsed, Dynamics of International Relations is an innovative, introductory level core text. It compares realist and idealist theories and the paradigm of interdependence against case studies of recurrent problems—why wage war, how to make peace, how to transcend conflict, when and where to mediate, how to increase GDP but also quality of life, and how to organize for peace and promote human rights. Against a backdrop of the threat of terrorism, Clemens clearly demonstrates both the danger and opportunities inherent in a growing global interdependence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742530119
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.76(h) x 1.28(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 I Hard Realties, High Ideals, and Global Interdependence Chapter 2 Is IR "Winner-Take-All"? Can It Be Mutual Gain? Chapter 3 How to Win at Peace: Creating New World Orders Chapter 4 Foreign Policy Decision Making: Do Individuals Count? Chapter 5 Why Wage War? Does It Pay to Fight? Chapter 6 Power and Influence: What Wins? Part 7 II From Anarchy, Order? Chapter 8 Arms and Arms Control: Can Swords Become Plowshares? Chapter 9 Negotiating Conflict: How Can Foes Become Partners? Chapter 10 What Unites and Divides Humanity? Nationalism and Faith Chapter 11 Intervention and Mediation: HowCan Outsiders Help? Part 12 III International Political Economy Chapter 13 Democracy and Authoritarianism: What Impact on International Peace and Prosperity? Chapter 14 The Wealth of Nations: Top Down or Bottom Up? Chapter 15 Challenges of Development: South Meets North Part 16 IV Building a Better World Chapter 17 Ecopolitics: The Health of Nations Chapter 18 Organizing for Mutual Gain: The United Nations, Europe, and Nonstate Actors Chapter 19 International Law and Human Rights: Sham or Revolution? Chapter 20 Alternative Futures: Lessons from the Past

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