The bestselling text in its field, International Relations is praised for being the most current and comprehensive introduction to international relations theory as well as security, economic, and global issues. From war and trade to human rights and the environment, this survey explores relations among states and the influence of transnational actors and events.
Contains 15 graduate-level essays which aim to identify and assess the processes by which a birth cohort is distributed in the stratification system, given its position of origin in that system. Editor Kerckhoff (sociology, Duke U.) provides an introduction situating the studies in the volume in the context of previous stratification research over several generations. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Joshua S. Goldstein is Professor Emeritus of International Relations at American University, Nonresident Sadat Senior Fellow at the University of Maryland's CIDCM, and Research Scholar in the Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the recipient of the International Studies Association's 2001-2010 Best Book of the Decade Award for War and Gender (Cambridge University Press, 2001).
Jon C. Pevehouse is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is the recipient of the International Studies Association's 2009 Karl Deutsch Award.