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Global Politics

Global Politics

by Andrew Heywood


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ISBN-13: 9781403989826
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 03/15/2011
Series: Palgrave Foundations Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

ANDREW HEYWOOD Author of a number of best-selling textbooks including Politics, Key Concepts in Politics, Political Theory and Political Ideologies. He was Vice Principal of Croydon College, UK and before that Head of Politics at Orpington College, UK.

Table of Contents

Introducing Global Politics Historical Context Theories of Global Politics The Economy in a Global Age The State and Foreign Policy in a Global Age Society in a Global Age Nationalism in a Global Age Identity, Culture and Challenges to the West Power and Twenty-First Century Global Order War and Peace Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament Transnational Terrorism Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention International Law Poverty and Development Global Environmental Issues Gender in Global Politics International Organization, the UN and Global Governance Global Economic Governance Regionalism and World Politics Images of the Global Futures

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Excellent! A first-rate text which I look forward to using in class. Rich in themes, comprehensive in scope and beautifully woven together with illuminating theoretical threads, it introduces IR but also moves beyond and its innovative lay-out will fire students' imagination.' - Torbjørn L Knutsen, University of Trondheim (NTNU), Norway

'The second edition of Global Politics shows once again that Heywood is the master of the introductory text.' - Richard Stubbs, McMaster University, Canada

'This updated second edition maintains the standard of the first as an invaluable teaching aid for our first year IR students. The topical case studies and international perspective are particularly impressive.' - Nick Bisley, La Trobe University, Australia

'This is a first rate textbook which offers a sure-footed theoretical and empirical guide through the labyrinth of contemporary international relations. It is highly user-friendly. The new edition incorporates crucial new material on tectonic shifts in the Middle East and North Africa.'- Jolyon Howorth, Yale University, USA

'[T]he most comprehensive, theoretically and historically-informed introductory text available.' - Jacqui True, University of Auckland, New Zealand

'Truly global without neglecting the international. Comprehensive, theoretically grounded and impressively integrated, Heywood's thoughtful and clearly-written introduction has the potential to change how international relations is taught.' - Terry Nardin, National University of Singapore, Singapore

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