9780321005250

International Politics: Enduring Concepts and Contemporary Issues

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321005250

  • ISBN10:

    0321005252

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/1/1999
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This cutting-edge reader continues to provide students with the most comprehensive coverage of important concepts, trends, and issues in international relations. Contemporary essays are placed alongside classics of the discipline, and the inclusion of divergent views ensures a balanced perspective. The anthology presents clear theoretical works that inspire a deeper understanding of the forces that shape today's world.

Table of Contents

Contents vii
Preface xi
Part One: Anarchy and Its Consequences 1(150)
The Role of Morality in Statecraft
7(42)
Perspectives on the Nature of Anarchy
49(34)
The Mitigation of Anarchy
83(68)
Part Two: The Uses of Force 151(122)
The Political Uses of Force
156(49)
The Political Utility of Nuclear Weapons
205(24)
The Political Utility of Force Today
229(44)
Part Three: The International Political Economy 273(130)
Perspectives on Political Economy
278(45)
Interdependence and Globalization
323(59)
Power Versus Plenty Today
382(21)
Part Four: Contemporary World Politics 403
Conflict, War, and NBC Spread
409
States Versus Mobile Capital
482
The Environment and Climate Change
508
New Actors and New Forces
534

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