World Politics: Trend and Transformation, 2012 - 2013 Edition / Edition 14 by Charles W. Kegley, Shannon L. Blanton | | 9781111830069 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
World Politics: Trend and Transformation, 2012 - 2013 Edition / Edition 14

World Politics: Trend and Transformation, 2012 - 2013 Edition / Edition 14

by Charles W. Kegley, Shannon L. Blanton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111830061

ISBN-13: 9781111830069

Pub. Date: 01/04/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION offers analysis of the most up-to-date data, research, and contemporary events from today's international political stage. Students will understand what is happening today and why. In this 2012-2013 edition, a new partnership with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs provides this edition with more

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WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION offers analysis of the most up-to-date data, research, and contemporary events from today's international political stage. Students will understand what is happening today and why. In this 2012-2013 edition, a new partnership with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs provides this edition with more coverage of contemporary issues and resources to explore those issues than ever before. New co-author Shannon L. Blanton incorporates key concepts into the text from major theoretical perspectives to look at both historical and contemporary developments. The Fourteenth Edition addresses topics such as war, terrorism, human rights, the environment, and international development while emphasizing an institutional approach to resolving international conflict. The authors present each issue in a thought-provoking way that encourages students to critically assess the problems, payoffs, pitfalls, and paradoxes of people's choices about the global future and the probable impact those choices will have on them in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111830069
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/04/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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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. International Decision Making. 4. Great Power Rivalries and Relations. 5. The Global South in a World of Powers. 6. Nonstate Actors and the Quest for Global Community. PART III: CONFRONTING ARMED AGGRESSION. 7. The Threat of Armed Aggression to the World. 8. The Pursuit of Power through Arms and Alliances. 9. The Quest for Peace through International Law and Collective Security. PART IV: HUMAN SECURITY, PROSPERITY, AND RESPONSIBILITY. 10. The Globalization of International Finance. 11. International Trade in the Global Marketplace. 12. The Demographic and Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. 13. The Promotion of Human Development and Human Rights. 14. Global Responsibility for the Preservation of the Environment. PART V: THINKING ABOUT THE FUTURE OF WORLD POLITICS. 15. Looking Ahead at Global Trends and Transformations.

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