The Global Future: A Brief Introduction to World Politics / Edition 5

The Global Future: A Brief Introduction to World Politics / Edition 5

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by Charles W. Kegley, Gregory A. Raymond
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1133608485

ISBN-13: 9781133608486

Pub. Date: 12/20/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

THE GLOBAL FUTURE: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO WORLD POLITICS helps you understand contemporary events and emerging global trends through a briefer, less expensive text. Every chapter contains thought-provoking case studies, box inserts with rival views on current controversies, a marginal glossary, as well as vivid graphs, maps, and photographs. Centering on the

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THE GLOBAL FUTURE: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO WORLD POLITICS helps you understand contemporary events and emerging global trends through a briefer, less expensive text. Every chapter contains thought-provoking case studies, box inserts with rival views on current controversies, a marginal glossary, as well as vivid graphs, maps, and photographs. Centering on the latest international developments, this text encourages you to form your own opinions about the pressing security, economic, and environmental problems of the twenty-first century. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133608486
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/20/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
909,472
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. THE FOUNDATIONS OF WORLD POLITICS. 1. Analyzing World Politics. 2. Theories of World Politics. 3. The Historical Setting of Contemporary World Politics. Part II. THE ACTORS IN WORLD POLITICS. 4. States and Foreign Policy Decision Making. 5. Intergovernmental Organizations and Global Governance. 6. Nongovernmental Organizations and Transnational Relations. Part III. THE POLITICS OF GLOBAL SECURITY. 7. Patterns of Armed Conflict. 8. Arms, Alliances, and Coercive Diplomacy. 9. International Law and Human Rights. Part IV. THE POLITICS OF GLOBAL WELFARE. 10. The Globalization of International Trade and Finance. 11. The Political Economy of Inequality and Development. 12. Global Environmental Trends and the Future of World Politics.

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