×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

IR: The New World of International Relations / Edition 9
     

IR: The New World of International Relations / Edition 9

by Michael G. Roskin, Nicholas O. Berry
 

See All Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0205079490

ISBN-13: 9780205079490

Pub. Date: 03/02/2011

Publisher: Pearson

This introduction to international relations employs an exceptionally readable style that avoids jargon and abstract theory by blending basic concepts and vocabulary with a substantial amount of historical background and examples from current events. This readable style combined with new pedagogy allows readers to better understand how International Relations can and

Overview

This introduction to international relations employs an exceptionally readable style that avoids jargon and abstract theory by blending basic concepts and vocabulary with a substantial amount of historical background and examples from current events. This readable style combined with new pedagogy allows readers to better understand how International Relations can and does affect them and their own lives. Topics of analysis include the Cold War power and systems in transformation, America's changing national interests, from Russia to the Soviet Union and back to Russia, the global south, national security, nuclear politics, the economic blocs and the politics of a new world. For individuals interested in understanding international relations in an historical and contemporary context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205079490
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/02/2011
Series:
MyPoliSciKit Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE COLD WAR COME AND GONE.

1. Strange New World: Power and Systems in Transformation.
2. America's Changing National Interests.
3. The United States and Vietnam.
4. Can the United States Lead the World?
5. From Russia to the Soviet Union.
6. From the Soviet Union Back to Russia.

II. THE GLOBAL SOUTH.

7. South Africa and the End of Colonialism.
8. Eternal Warfare in the Holy Land?
9. Oil and Turmoil: The Persian Gulf.
10. The Troubled Americas: Our Neglected South.
11. Economic Development: The Rich and the Poor.

III. THE ETERNAL THREATS.

12. National Security: How States Protect Themselves.
13. Nuclear Politics: Is the Bomb Here to Stay?

IV. THE ECONOMIC BLOCS.

14. The Uniting of Europe.
15. Pacific Tremors.
16. The United States and Globalization.

V. THE POLITICS OF A NEW WORLD.

17. Diplomacy.
18. International Law.
19. The United Nations.
20. Giving Peace a Chance.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews