Understanding International Conflicts / Edition 6

Understanding International Conflicts / Edition 6

by Joseph S. Nye, Stanley Hoffmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321393953

ISBN-13: 9780321393951

Pub. Date: 07/19/2006

Publisher: Longman

Part of the “Longman Classics in Political Science” series, Nye's best-selling text has been completely updated with new discussions about Middle East politics, including the  Israel-Palestine dispute and the Iraq war, terrorism in general and radical Islamic terrorism in particular, the global politics of oil, and much more. Replete with

Overview

Part of the “Longman Classics in Political Science” series, Nye's best-selling text has been completely updated with new discussions about Middle East politics, including the  Israel-Palestine dispute and the Iraq war, terrorism in general and radical Islamic terrorism in particular, the global politics of oil, and much more. Replete with illustrative examples and written in a lively, engaging manner, this is a brief, inexpensive book that students will buy and actually enjoy reading. It deftly balances theory and history to help students develop a well-rounded, informed framework for analyzing the international issues confronting us at the beginning of the 21st Century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321393951
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
07/19/2006
Series:
Longman Classics in Political Science SE
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1- Is There an Enduring Logic of Conflict in World Politics?

Chapter 2- Origins of the Great Twentieth-Century Conflicts

Chapter 3- Balance of Power and World War I

Chapter 4- The Failure of Collective Security and World War II

Chapter 5- The Cold War

Chapter 6- Intervention, Institutions, and Regional and Ethnic Conflicts

Chapter 7- Globalization and Interdependence

Chapter 8- The Information Revolution, Transnational Actors, and the Diffusion of Power

Chapter 9- A New World Order?


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