International Politics Power and Purpose in Global Affairs

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 1/4/2011
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Student-oriented and contemporary, INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: POWER AND PURPOSE IN GLOBAL AFFAIRS introduces the study of international relations in a clear, accessible style, with engaging concepts and analytical tools for students and a fully developed pedagogical program for instructors. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: POWER AND PURPOSE IN GLOBAL AFFAIRS bridges the gap between analytical theories and real-world issues and events. Readers will enjoy varied case studies and boxed features on history, policy, culture, and geography, along with vivid graphics.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Problems and Questions in International Politics
The Historical Evolution of International Politics
Theoretical Approaches: Explaining System and State Behavior
Theories of International Relations: Realism and Liberalism
Theories of International Relations: Economic Structuralism, Constructivism, and Feminism
The State, Society, and Foreign Policy
Bureaucracies, Groups, and Individuals in the Foreign Policy Process
International Conflict and Security
International Insecurity and the Causes of War and Peace
The Use of Force
International Political Economy
Fundamentals of International Political Economy
The Globalization of Trade and Finance
The Problem of Global Inequality
The Evolving Agenda
International Organizations and Transnational Actors
International Law, Norms, and Human Rights
Emerging Grounds for Global Governance?
Crime, Health, and Environmental Problems
Conclusion: Power and Purpose in a Changing World
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