World Politics: Trends and Transformations, 2011-2012 / Edition 13by Charles W. Kegley, Charles Kegley
Pub. Date: 01/31/2011
Publisher: Cengage Learning
The leading text in international relations is getting even better. Thoroughly revised for 2011-2012, WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION presents the most comprehensive coverage of any text. This annual update provides the most recent demographic and statistical information available for the course. Using key concepts from major theoretical traditions to… See more details below
The leading text in international relations is getting even better. Thoroughly revised for 2011-2012, WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION presents the most comprehensive coverage of any text. This annual update provides the most recent demographic and statistical information available for the course. Using key concepts from major theoretical traditions to analyze both historical and contemporary developments in international relations, WORLD POLITICS addresses topics such as war, terrorism, human rights, the environment, and international development while emphasizing an institutional approach to resolving international conflict. Authors Charles W. Kegley and Shannon L. Blanton present each issue in a thought-provoking yet accessible way that prepares you to critically assess the problems, payoffs, pitfalls, and paradoxes of people's collective choices about the global future and the probable impact those choices will have on your life.
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Table of Contents
PART I: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION IN WORLD POLITICS. 1. Interpreting World Politics. 2. Theories of World Politics. PART II: THE GLOBE'S ACTORS AND THEIR RELATIONS. 3. Great Power Rivalries and Relations. 4. The Global South in a World of Powers. 5. Nonstate Actors and the Quest for Global Community. 6. International Decision Making. PART III: CONFRONTING ARMED AGGRESSION. 7. The Threat of Armed Aggression to the World. 8. The Military Pursuit of Power through Arms and Military Strategy. 9. Alliances and the Balance of Power. 10. Negotiated Conflict Resolution and International Law. 11. Institutional and Normative Approaches to Collective Security. PART IV: HUMAN SECURITY, PROSPERITY, AND RESPONSIBILITY. 12. The Globalization of International Finance. 13. International Trade in the Global Marketplace. 14. The Demographic and Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. 15. The Promotion of Human Development and Human Rights. 16. Global Responsibility for the Preservation of the Environment. PART V: THINKING ABOUT THE FUTURE OF WORLD POLITICS. 17. Looking Ahead at Global Trends and Transformations.
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