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Global Politics

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ISBN13:

9781403989826

ISBN10:
1403989826
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/15/2011
Publisher(s):
Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

This book is a major new introduction to international relations/global politics. Written by a leading textbook author, it is engaging, stimulating and forward-looking, covering all the topics and theory students require at an introductory level.

Author Biography

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

PART 1: UNDERSTANDING GLOBAL POLITICS
What is Global Politics?
From State System to Globalized World
Theories and Approaches to Global Politics

PART 2: GLOBAL TRANSFORMATIONS
Economics in a Global Age
Society in a Global Age
Nations in a Global Age
Governance in a Global Age

PART 3: GLOBAL ORDER
World Orders, Old and New
A Clash of Civilizations?
War, Weapons and Terrorism
Humanitarian Intervention and 'Just Wars'

PART 4: GLOBAL JUSTICE
Poverty, Equality and Development
Human Rights and Democracy
Environmental Issues
Gender Issues

PART 5: GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
Global Governance and the United Nations
Global Economic Governance
Law and Global Politics
Regional Integration

PART 6: THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL POLITICS
Prospects for Global Politics: Utopia or Dystopia?


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