World Politics: The Menu for Choice / Edition 9

World Politics: The Menu for Choice / Edition 9

by Bruce Russett, Harvey Starr, David Kinsella
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495410683

ISBN-13: 9780495410683

Pub. Date: 01/16/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


WORLD POLITICS: THE MENU FOR CHOICE is appropriate for courses in Introduction to International Relations and World Politics for political science majors and others interested in international affairs.

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WORLD POLITICS: THE MENU FOR CHOICE is appropriate for courses in Introduction to International Relations and World Politics for political science majors and others interested in international affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495410683
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/16/2009
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: ANALYZING WORLD POLITICS. 1. World Politics: Levels of Analysis, Choice, and Constraint. 2. Thinking about World Politics: Theory and Reality. 3. International Actors: States and Other Players on the World Stage. 4. The World System: International Structure and Polarity. 5. Relations Between States: Power and Influence. 6. Domestic Sources of Foreign Policy: Society and Polity. 7. Individuals and World Politics: Roles, Perceptions, and Decision Making. PART II: INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT AND COOPERATION. 8. Military Conflict: Why States and Other Actors Resort to Force. 9. The Security Dilemma: Armament and Disarmament. 10. International Law and Organization. 11. Causes of Peace and Nonviolent Transformation. PART III: INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY. 12. Political Economy of National Security and Defense. 13. Interdependence and Economic Order. 14. Regional Economic Integration and Globalization. 15. Development and Underdevelopment: the North-South Gap. PART IV: CHALLENGES FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM. 16. Limits of Sovereignty: Humanity and the Commons. 17. Which Global Future? Glossary. Appendix A: Chronology of World Events. Appendix B: Characteristics of States in the Contemporary International System. Author Index. Subject Index.

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