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International Politics : Enduring Concepts and Contemporary Issues

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Edition:
9th
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9780321436030

ISBN10:
0321436032
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2009
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Longman
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Summary

With an abundance of new essays reflecting the ever-changing landscape of world politics, the eighth edition of this renowned reader provides students with comprehensive coverage of the most important IR concepts, trends, and current issues. Edited by two of the most respected scholars in the field, this best-selling collection places contemporary essays alongside classics of the discipline and includes divergent views to ensure a balanced perspective. The presentation of alternative perspectives provides students with challenging material in the language of the field. The anthology presents clear, theoretical works that inspire a deeper understanding of the forces that shape today's world.

Table of Contents

PREFACE xiii
PART 1 Anarchy and Its Consequences 1(136)
POWER AND PRINCIPLE IN STATECRAFT
7(22)
HANS J. MORGENTHAU
Six Principles of Political Realism
7(8)
J. ANN TICKNER
A Critique of Morgenthau's Principles of Political Realism
15(14)
THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANARCHY
29(40)
KENNETH N. WALTZ
The Anarchic Structure of World Politics
29(21)
JOHN J. MEARSHEIMER
Anarchy and the Struggle for Power
50(11)
ALEXANDER WENDT
Anarchy Is What States Make of It
61(8)
THE MITIGATION OF ANARCHY
69(68)
KENNETH A. OYE
The Conditions for Cooperation in World Politics
69(14)
MICHAEL W. DOYLE
Kant, Liberal Legacies, and Foreign Affairs
83(13)
STEPHEN M. WALT
Alliances: Balancing and Bandwagoning
96(8)
HANS J. MORGENTHAU
The Future of Diplomacy
104(10)
STANLEY HOFFMANN
The Uses and Limits of International Law
114(5)
ROBERT O. KEOHANE
International Institutions: Can Interdependence Work?
119(8)
ADAM ROBERTS
The United Nations and International Security
127(10)
PART 2 The Uses of Force 137(124)
THE POLITICAL USES OF FORCE
141(64)
ROBERT J. ART
The Four Functions of Force
141(8)
THOMAS C. SCHELLING
The Diplomacy of Violence
149(14)
ROBERT J. ART
Coercive Diplomacy
163(14)
ROBERT JERVIS
Offense, Defense, and the Security Dilemma
177(21)
BRUCE HOFFMAN
What Is Terrorism?
198(7)
THE POLITICAL UTILITY OF FORCE TODAY
205(34)
ROBERT J. ART
The Fungibility of Force
205(16)
ROBERT A. PAPE
The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism
221(18)
THE SPREAD OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS
239(22)
SCOTT D. SAGAN
Nuclear Instability in South Asia
239(11)
KENNETH N. WALTZ
Nuclear Stability in South Asia
250(11)
PART 3 The International Political Economy 261(108)
PERSPECTIVES ON POLITICAL ECONOMY
267(42)
ROBERT GILPIN
The Nature of Political Economy
267(16)
ROBERT O. KEOHANE
Hegemony in the World Political Economy
283(13)
BRUCE R. SCOTT
The Great Divide in the Global Village
296(13)
THE MEANING OF GLOBALIZATION
309(38)
JEFFREY FRANKEL
Globalization of the Economy
309(16)
MARTIN WOLF
Will Globalization Survive?
325(10)
KENNETH N. WALTZ
Globalization and Governance
335(12)
THE PROS AND CONS OF GLOBALIZATION
347(22)
DANI RODRIK
Trading in Illusions
347(8)
GEOFFREY GARRETT
Globalization s Missing Middle
355(6)
JOHN MICKLETHWAIT AND ADRIAN WOOLDRIDGE
Why the Globalization Backlash is Stupid
361(8)
PART 4 Contemporary World Politics 369
CONFLICT, WAR, AND TERRORISM
375(42)
ROBERT JERVIS
The Era of Leading Power Peace
375(16)
SAMUEL P. HUNTINGTON
The Clash of Civilizations?
391(15)
FAREED ZAKARIA
Why Do They Hate Us?
406(11)
THE USES OF, AND REACTIONS TO, AMERICAN POWER
417(34)
ROBERT JERVIS
Explaining the Bush Doctrine
417(15)
F. GREGORY GAUSE III
Can Democracy Stop Terrorism?
432(9)
STEPHEN M. WALT
Taming American Power
441(10)
FAILED STATES, CIVIL WARS, AND NATION-BUILDING
451(44)
ROBERT I. ROTBERG
Failed States, Collapsed States, Weak States: Causes and Indicators
451(8)
CHAIM KAUFMANN
Possible and Impossible Solutions to Ethnic Civil Wars
459(22)
JAMES DOBBINS
Nation-Building: UN Surpasses US. on Learning Curve
481(9)
JAMES L. PAYNE
Deconstructing Nation Building
490(5)
THE ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE
495(22)
GARRETT HARDIN
The Tragedy of the Commons
495(6)
THOMAS HOMER-DIXON
Environmental Changes as Causes of Acute Conflict
501(7)
JOHN BROWNE
Beyond Kyoto
508(9)
NEW ACTORS AND NEW FORCES
517
RICHARD K. BETTS AND THOMAS J. CHRISTENSEN
The Rise of China: Getting the Questions Right
517(9)
ANDREW MORAVCSIK
Europe Without Illusions
526(6)
MARGARET E. KECK AND KATHRYN SIKKINK
Transnational Activist Networks
532(7)
SEBASTIAN MALLABY
NGOs: Fighting Poverty, Hurting the Poor
539(7)
RHODA E. HOWARD AND JACK DONNELLY
Human Rights in World Politics
546(12)
MOISES NAIM
The Five Wars of Globalization
558(9)
DANIEL W. DREZNER
The Global Governance of the Internet: Bringing the State Back In
567(14)
STEVEN R. RATNER
International Law: The Trials of Global Norms
581


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