ISBN-10:
1111772010
ISBN-13:
9781111772017
Pub. Date:
01/12/2012
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
World Politics: The Menu for Choice / Edition 10

World Politics: The Menu for Choice / Edition 10

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ISBN-13: 9781111772017
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/12/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 811,895
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


David Kinsella is Professor and Chair of Political Science, and Director of the Public Affairs and Policy Ph.D. program in the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of International Studies Perspectives and has held faculty positions at American University and the University of Missouri. His primary areas of research are the global arms trade, regional conflict, democratic peace, and just war theory.


Bruce Russett is Dean Acheson Professor of International Relations and Director of United Nations Studies at Yale University. Since 1972, he has edited the JOURNAL OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION and has been president of the International Studies Association and the Peace Science Society (International). He also has taught at Columbia University, MIT, and the Free University of Brussels and was Visiting Professor of International Capital Markets Law at the University of Tokyo. He has held research appointments at the University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, The Richardson Institute in London, the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, and the University of Tel Aviv.


Harvey Starr is the Dag Hammarskjold Professor in International Affairs and Chair of the Department of Government and International Studies at the University of South Carolina. He is the former president of the Conflict Processes Section of the American Political Science Association, the APSA vice president, and the president of the Peace Science Society. He served as editor of INTERNATIONAL INTERACTIONS and associate editor of the JOURNAL OF POLITICS. He also has taught at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and the Australian National University.

Table of Contents


PART I: ANALYZING WORLD POLITICS. 1. World Politics: Analysis, Choice, and Constraint. 2. Thinking About World Politics: Theory and Reality. 3. States and Other Players on the World Stage. 4. International Society: The World System and Relations Between States. 5. Domestic Sources of Foreign Policy. 6. Decision Making: Rationality, Psychology, and Organizations. PART 2: CONFLICT AND COOPERATION. 7. Why States and Other Actors Resort to Force. 8. Armament and Disarmament. 9. International Law. 10. International Organization: United Nations and Collective Security. PART 3: INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY. 11. Interdependence and Economic Order. 12. Economic Integration and Globalization. 13. Development and Underdevelopment. PART 4: CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE. 14. The Global Commons: Environmental Threats and Responses. 15. Which Global Future?

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