International Relations / Edition 7

International Relations / Edition 7

by Joshua S. Goldstein, Jon C. Pevehouse
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321354745

ISBN-13: 9780321354747

Pub. Date: 07/27/2005

Publisher: Longman

Readers will appreciate the author's ability to make the rich complexity of international politics accessible and exciting, using clear writing, an abundance of lively, relevant examples, and a highly praised map and photo program. The books has accessible coverage of classic and alternative theoretical approaches. Included a fourth level of analysis-the global

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Readers will appreciate the author's ability to make the rich complexity of international politics accessible and exciting, using clear writing, an abundance of lively, relevant examples, and a highly praised map and photo program. The books has accessible coverage of classic and alternative theoretical approaches. Included a fourth level of analysis-the global level and has the strongest coverage of international political economy available in any book. The text's Companion Website and the Microsoft(r) Encarta(r) Interactive World Atlas CD-ROM are integrated with the book through Web and Atlas icons in the books margins. For those interested in International Relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321354747
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
07/27/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
597
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.08(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

1. Understanding International Relations.
The Study of IR.
Actors and Influences.
History.

2. Power Politics.
Realism.
Power.
Bargaining.
The International System.
Alliances.

3. Alternatives to Power Politics.
Liberalism.
Foreign Policy and the Decision-Making Powers.
Substate Actors.
Feminism.
Postmodernism.
Peace Studies.

4. Conflict and War.
The Causes of War.
Conflicts of Interest.
Conflicts of Ideas.
Means of Leverage.
The Use of Military Force.
Configuring Forces.
Control of Military Forces.
Conventional Forces.
Weapons of Mass Destruction.

5. Trade and Money.
From Security to Political Economy.
Markets.
Trade Strategies.
Trade Regimes.
The Currency System.
State Financial Positions.
Multinational Business.

6. International Organization and Law.
Supranationalism.
Roles of International Organizations.
The United Nations.
The European Union.
International Law.
The Evolution of World Order.

7. North-South Relations.
Poverty.
Theories of Accumulation.
Imperialism.
Population.
The State of the South.
Revolution.
Development Experiences.
North-South Business.
Foreign Assistance.

8. Environment and Technology.
Interdependence and the Environment.
Managing the Environment.
Natural Resources.
The Power of Information.
International Culture.
Conclusion.

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