War and Change in World Politics

War and Change in World Politics

by Robert Gilpin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521240182

ISBN-13: 9780521240185

Pub. Date: 10/30/1981

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Using history, sociology and economic theory to uncover the forces behind change in the world order, Gilpin demonstrates how and why the great powers and the growing powers interact in the contemporary world.

Overview

Using history, sociology and economic theory to uncover the forces behind change in the world order, Gilpin demonstrates how and why the great powers and the growing powers interact in the contemporary world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521240185
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/30/1981
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1. The nature of international political change; 2. Stability and change; 3. Growth and expansion; 4. Equilibrium and decline; 5. Hegemonic war and international change; 6. Change and continuity in world politics; Epilogue: change and war in the contemporary world; Bibliography; Index.

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