Global Politics: A New Introduction / Edition 1

Global Politics: A New Introduction / Edition 1

by Jenny Edkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415431301

ISBN-13: 9780415431309

Pub. Date: 01/01/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The 2nd edition of Global Politics: A New Introduction continues to provide a completely original way of teaching and learning about world politics. The book engages directly with the issues in global politics that students are most interested in, helping them to understand the key questions and theories and also to develop a critical and

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The 2nd edition of Global Politics: A New Introduction continues to provide a completely original way of teaching and learning about world politics. The book engages directly with the issues in global politics that students are most interested in, helping them to understand the key questions and theories and also to develop a critical and inquiring perspective.

Completely revised and updated throughout, the 2nd edition also offers additional chapters on key issues such as environmental politics, nationalism, the internet, democratization, colonialism, the financial crisis, political violence and human rights.

Global Politics:

  • Examines the most significant issues in global politics – from war, peacebuilding, terrorism, security, violence, nationalism and authority to poverty, development, postcolonialism, human rights, gender, inequality, ethnicity and what we can do to change the world
  • Offers chapters written to a common structure which is ideal for teaching and learning and features a key question, an illustrative example, general responses and broader issues
  • Integrates theory and practice throughout the text, by presenting theoretical ideas and concepts in conjunction with a global range of historical and contemporary case studies

Drawing on theoretical perspectives from a broad range of disciplines including international relations, political theory, postcolonial studies, sociology, geography, peace studies and development this innovative textbook is essential reading for all students of global politics and international relations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415431309
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 0.97(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss 2. How do we begin to think about the world? Véronique Pin-Fat 3. What happens if we don’t take nature for granted Simon Dalby 4. Can we Save the Planet? Carl Death 5. Who do we think we are? Annick T.R. Wibben 6.How do religious beliefs affect politics? Peter Mandaville 7. Why do we obey? Jenny Edkins 8. How do we find out what’s going on in the world? Debbie Lisle 9. How Does the Way we Use the Internet Make a Difference M I Franklin 10. Why is people’s movement restricted? Roxanne Lynn Doty 11. Why is the world divided territorially? Stuart Elden 12. How do People Come to Identify with Nations Elena Barbantseva 13. Does the nation-state work? Michael J Shapiro 14. Is Democracy a Good Idea? Lucy Taylor 15. Do colonialism and slavery belong to the past? Kate Manzo 16. How Does Colonialism Work? Sankaran Krishna 17. How is the world Organised Economically? V Spike Peterson 18. Is the Financial Crisis Part of Everyday Life? Matt Davies 19. Why are some people better off than others? Paul Cammack 20. How can we end poverty? Mustapha Kamal Pasha 21.Why do some people think they know what is good for others? Naeem Inayatullah 22. Why does politics turn to violence? Joanna Bourke 23. What Counts as Violence? Louise Amoore & Marieke de Goede 24. What makes the world dangerous? Michael Dillon 25.What can we do to stop people harming others? Anne Orford 26 Can we move beyond conflict? Roland Bleiker 27.Who Has Rights Giorgio Shani 28. Conclusion: What Can We do to Change the World Maja Zehfuss

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