The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations

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Working from a unique non-U.S. perspective, this market-leading text provides a coherent, accessible, and engaging introduction to the globalization of world politics. Now in its sixth edition, The Globalization of World Politics has been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in world politics.

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* Presents contributions from an impressive line-up of international experts, each of whom provides accessible but stimulating insights into history, theory,...

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Overview


Working from a unique non-U.S. perspective, this market-leading text provides a coherent, accessible, and engaging introduction to the globalization of world politics. Now in its sixth edition, The Globalization of World Politics has been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in world politics.

FEATURES

* Presents contributions from an impressive line-up of international experts, each of whom provides accessible but stimulating insights into history, theory, structures, processes, and other key issues in the field

* Offers a visually appealing full-color interior

* Provides a strong pedagogical program that includes numerous boxes, figures, tables, maps, questions, lively examples, and case studies

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Editorial Reviews

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"The Globalization of World Politics is superb. The volume has a succinct and lucid style, but also manages to cover a whole range of schools of thought and policy issues. If you are asked to choose one textbook in the area of international relations, this is it."—Takashi Inoguchi, University of Tokyo

"Comprehensive in its coverage, clear and concise in its presentation. An excellent teaching tool and resource."—V. Spike Peterson, University of Arizona

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199656172
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 2/19/2014
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 680
  • Sales rank: 1,028,250
  • Product dimensions: 10.20 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

John Baylis is Emeritus Professor, former Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations, and Pro-Vice Chancellor at Swansea University.

Steve Smith is Vice-Chancellor and Professor of International Studies at the University of Exeter.

Patricia Owens is Reader in the Department of International Relations at the University of Sussex.

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Table of Contents

Introduction, John Baylis, Steve Smith, and Patricia Owens
1. Globalization and Global Politics, Anthony McGrew
THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT
2. The Evolution of International Society, David Armstrong
3. International History, 1900-1999, Len Scott
4. From the End of the Cold War to the New Global Era, Michael Cox
5. Rising Powers and the Emerging Global Order, Andrew Hurrell
THEORIES OF WORLD POLITICS
6. Realism, Tim Dunne and Brian C. Schmidt
7. Liberalism, Tim Dunne
8. Contemporary Mainstream Approaches: Neo-Realism and Neo-Liberalism, Steven L. Lamy
9. Marxist Theories of International Relations, Stephen Hobden and Richard Wyn Jones
10. Social Constructivism, Michael Barnett
11. Post Structuralism, Lene Hansen
12. Post Colonialism, Christine Sylvester
13. International Ethics, Richard Shapcott
STRUCTURES AND PROCESSES
14. The Changing Character of War, Mike Sheehan
15. International and Global Security, John Baylis
16. International Political Economy in an Age of Globalization, Ngaire Woods
17. Gender in World Politics, J. Ann Tickner
18. International Law, Christian Reus-Smit
19. International Regimes, Richard Little
20. The United Nations, Paul Taylor and Devon Curtis
21. Transnational Actors and International Organizations in Global Politics, Peter Willetts
INTERNATIONAL ISSUES
22. Environmental Issues, John Vogler
23. Terrorism and Globalization, James D. Kiras
24. Nuclear Proliferation, Sheena Chestnut Greitens
25. Nationalism, John Breuilly
26. Regionalism in International Affairs, Edward Best and Thomas Christiansen
27. Global Trade and Global Finance, Matthew Watson
28. Poverty, Development, and Hunger, Tony Evans and Caroline Thomas
29. Human Security, Amitav Acharya
30. Human Rights, Jack Donnelly
31. Humanitarian Intervention in World Politics, Alex J. Bellamy and Nicholas J. Wheeler
GLOBALIZATION IN THE FUTURE
32. Globalization and the Transformation of Political Community, Andrew Linklater
33. Globalization and the Post-Cold War Order, Ian Clark

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