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Global Future : A Brief Introduction to World Politics

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780495569275

ISBN10:
0495569275
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/5/2009
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

THE GLOBAL FUTURE: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO WORLD POLITICS gives you a cost-effective alternative to lengthy, detailed textbooks. Based on Kegley's best-selling WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION, THE GLOBAL FUTURE helps you understand contemporary events and emerging global trends. Every chapter contains thought-provoking case studies, box inserts with rival views on current controversies, and a marginal glossary, as well as vivid graphs, maps, and photographs. Centering on the latest international developments, THE GLOBAL FUTURE: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO WORLD POLITICS encourages you to form your own opinions about the pressing security, economic, and environmental problems of the twenty-first century.

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Preface
Trend and Transformation in World Politics
Exploring the Twenty-First-Century World Politics
Theories of World Politics
The Actors in World Politics
Foreign Policy Decision-Making
Great-Power Rivalry and the Lure of Hegemony: Cycles of War and Peace in Modern World History
Rich and Poor in World Politics: The Plight of the Global South
Non-State Actors and the Challenge of Global Governance
The Politics of Global Security
Armed Conflict in the Twenty-First Century
Military Power and National Security in a Turbulent World
Realist Paths to Peace: Alliance, Arms Control, and the Balance of Power
Liberal Paths to Peace: International Law and Organization
The Politics of Global Warfare
The Globalization of World Politics
Markets and Money in a Global Political Economy
Human Rights and the Quest for Global Justice
Population Dynamics and Global Environmental Politics
Alternative World Futures
Prospects for a New World Orders
Glossary
References
Index
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