World Politics: Trend and Transformation / Edition 11

World Politics: Trend and Transformation / Edition 11

by Charles W. Kegley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495187062

ISBN-13: 9780495187066

Pub. Date: 03/08/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Assess the possibilities for our global future and understand the impact of world politics on your everyday life with WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION, the best-selling text for the international relations course. The author analyzes both historical and contemporary trends, as well as the major theories used to explain the dynamics underlying

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Assess the possibilities for our global future and understand the impact of world politics on your everyday life with WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION, the best-selling text for the international relations course. The author analyzes both historical and contemporary trends, as well as the major theories used to explain the dynamics underlying international relations—helping you to think critically about these topics by presenting rival views. From global development, the practice of terrorism, and the war in Iraq to peacekeeping operations and the transformations evident since 9/11, this thought-provoking textbook briefs you on the most recent indicators of global trends. An extensive map, figure, and photo program helps you visualize the significance of statistical data and the implications of global rivalries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495187066
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/08/2006
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Controversy boxes and maps. Preface. About the Authors. Part I: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION IN WORLD POLITICS. 1. Exploring Twenty-First-Century World Politics. 2. Theories of World Politics. Part II: THE GLOBE''S ACTORS AND THEIR RELATIONS. 3. Foreign Policy Decision Making. 4. Great-Power Rivalries and Relations. 5. The Global South in a World of Powers. 6. Nonstate Actors in a System of States. 7. Humanitarian Challenges and the Protection of Human Rights. Part III: THE POLITICS OF GLOBAL WELFARE. 8. Globalization and the Prospects for Global Governance. 9. Money and Markets in the Global Political Economy. 10. Population and Resource Pressures on the Global Environment. Part IV: MANAGING GLOBAL CONFLICT. 11. The Transformation of Armed Conflict. 12. Military Power, Coercive Diplomacy, and National Security. 13. The Realist Road to Security Through Alliances, Arms Control, and the Balance of Power. 14. The Liberal Institutional Paths to Peace. Part V: THE PROBLEMATIC TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. 15. Twelve Questions About Twenty-First-Century Global Prospects. References. Photo Credits. Author Index. Subject Index.

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