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International Relations, 2008-2009

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Edition:
BRIEF
ISBN13:

9780321070630

ISBN10:
0321070631
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Addison-Wesley

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Summary

The top-selling text in its field, "International Relations" is acclaimed for offering the most current and comprehensive coverage of international relations theory, international security, international political economy, and global issues. From war, trade, and development to terrorism, human rights, and the environment, this introductory survey examines the relations between states, the international system, and transnational actors and influences. With the broadest discussion of theoretical perspectives, the most up-to-date coverage of international events, and the strongest emphasis on critical thinking, "International Relations" includes all the tools students need to engage the discipline's concepts and to understand what is happening in the world today. Joshua Goldstein and Jon Pevehouse's lively writing, abundant visuals, and seamless integration of learning technology make this text a favorite of instructors and students alike.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
To the Student xv
A Note on Nomenclature xv
www.IRtext.com xvi
Maps
xvi
Understanding International Relations
1(44)
The Study of IR
1(6)
IR and Daily Life
1(2)
IR as a Field of Study
3(1)
Theories and Methods
4(3)
Actors and Influences
7(12)
State Actors
7(3)
Nonstate Actors
10(2)
The Information Revolution
12(1)
Levels of Analysis
12(3)
Geography
15(4)
History
19(26)
World Civilizations to 2000
19(4)
The Great-Power System, 1500-2000
23(2)
Imperialism, 1500-2000
25(1)
Nationalism, 1500-2000
26(3)
The World Economy, 1750-2000
29(1)
The Two World Wars, 1900-1950
30(5)
The COld War, 1945-1990
35(2)
The Early Post-Cold War Era, 1990-2000
37(8)
Power Politics
45(39)
Realism
45(2)
Power
47(6)
Defining Power
47(2)
Estimating Power
49(1)
Elements of Power
50(3)
Bargaining
53(10)
Bargaining and Leverage
53(1)
Strategies
54(4)
Reciprocity, Deterrence, and Arms Races
58(1)
Rationality
59(2)
Game Theory
61(2)
The International System
63(11)
Anarchy and Sovereignty
63(3)
Balance of Power
66(1)
Great Powers and Middle Powers
67(3)
Power Distribution
70(2)
Hegemony
72(2)
Alliances
74(10)
Purposes of Alliances
74(2)
NATO and the U.S.-Japanese Security Treaty
76(3)
The Former Soviet Republics
79(1)
Regional Alignments
80(4)
Alternatives to Power Politics
84(58)
Liberalism
84(11)
Traditional Liberal Critiques
84(2)
What Is Rationality?
86(1)
Neoliberalism
86(2)
Collective Goods
88(2)
Regimes and Institutions
90(1)
Hegemonic Stability
91(1)
Collective Security
92(3)
Foreign Policy and the Decision-Making Process
95(10)
Models of Decision Making
96(2)
Individual Decision Makers
98(4)
Group Dynamics
102(1)
Crisis Management
103(2)
Substate Actors
105(10)
Bureaucracies
105(2)
Interest Groups
107(1)
The Military-Industrial Complex
108(2)
Public Opinion
110(2)
The Democratic Peace
112(3)
Ferminism
115(12)
Why Gender Matters
116(1)
The Masculinity of Realism
117(2)
Gender in War and Peace
119(2)
Women in IR
121(4)
Balancing the Feminist Arguments
125(2)
Other Alternative to Realism
127(15)
Postmodernism
127(1)
Postmodern Feminism
128(2)
Construction
130(1)
Peace Studies
131(5)
Peace Movements and Nonviolence
136(6)
Conflict and War
142(67)
The Causes of War
142(4)
Theories about War
143(3)
Conflicts of Interest
146(12)
Territorial Disputes
147(5)
Control of Governments
152(1)
Economic Conflict
153(5)
Conflicts of Ideas
158(9)
Ethnic Conflict
158(4)
Religious Conflict
162(3)
Ideological Conflict
165(2)
Means of Leverage
167(6)
Types of War
167(3)
Terrorism
170(3)
The Use of Military Force
173(6)
Militrary Economics
174(2)
The Choice of Capabilities
176(3)
Control of Military Forces
179(5)
Command
179(2)
The Choice of Capabilities
181(3)
Conventional Forces
184(6)
Armies
184(1)
Navies
185(1)
Air Forces
186(1)
Logisitcs and Intelligence
187(1)
Evolving Technologies
188(2)
Weapons of Mass Destruction
190(19)
Nuclear Weapons
191(2)
Ballistic Missiles and Other Delivery Systems
193(3)
Chemical and Biological Weapons
196(3)
Proliferation
199(3)
Nuclear Strategy
202(2)
Nuclear Arsenals and Arms Control
204(5)
Trade and Money
209(66)
From Security to Political Economy
209(3)
Liberalism and Mercantilism
210(2)
Markets
212(10)
Global Patterns of Trade
212(1)
Comperative Advantage
213(2)
Prices and Markets
215(1)
Centrally Planned Economics
216(2)
Politics of Markets
218(1)
Balance of Trade
219(1)
Interdependence
220(2)
Trade Strategies
222(9)
Autarky
223(1)
Protectionism
223(3)
Industrial and Interest Groups
226(3)
Cooperation in Trade
229(2)
Trade Regimes
231(9)
The World Trade Organization
231(3)
Resistance to Trade
234(2)
Bilateral and Regional Agreements
236(2)
Cartels
238(2)
The Currency System
240(9)
International Currency Exchange
241(3)
Why Currencies Rise or Fall
244(2)
Central Banks
246(1)
The World Bank and the IMF
247(2)
State Financial Positions
249(12)
National Accounts
249(1)
International Debt
250(2)
The U.S. Position
252(2)
The Position of Russia and Eastern Europe
254(3)
The Position of Asia
257(4)
Multinational Business
261(14)
Multinational Corporations
261(2)
Foreign Direct Investment
263(2)
Host and Home Government Relations
265(3)
Business Environments
268(7)
International Orgainzation and Law
275(57)
Supranationalism
275(2)
Roles of International Organizations
276(1)
The United Nations
277(19)
The UN System
277(6)
The Security Council
283(4)
Peacekeeping Forces
287(4)
The Secretariat
291(2)
The General Assembly
293(1)
UN Programs
294(2)
Autonomous Agencies
296(1)
The European Union
296(15)
Integration Theory
297(2)
The Vision of a United Europe
299(1)
The Treaty of Rome
300(1)
Structure of the European Union
301(2)
The Single European Act
303(1)
The Maastricht Treaty
304(1)
Monetary Union
305(3)
Expanding the European Union
308(3)
International Law
311(21)
Sources of International Law
311(1)
Enforcement of International Law
312(1)
The World Court
313(1)
International Cases in National Courts
314(2)
Laws of Diplomacy
316(2)
War Crimes
318(3)
Just War Doctrine
321(1)
Human Rights
322(3)
The Evolution of World Order
325(7)
North-South Relations
332(76)
Poverty
332(2)
Theories of Accumulation
334(5)
Economic Accumulation
335(1)
Capitalism
336(1)
Socialism
337(2)
Imperialism
339(9)
The Globalization of Class
339(1)
The World-System
340(2)
European Colonialism
342(2)
Anti-Imperialism
344(1)
Postcolonial Dependency
345(3)
Population
348(9)
The Demographic Transition
349(2)
Population Policies
351(2)
Mortality and AIDS
353(3)
Population and International Conflict
356(1)
The State of the South
357(9)
Basic Human Needs
357(3)
World Hunger
360(1)
Rural and Urban Populations
361(1)
Women in Development
362(1)
Migration and Refugees
363(3)
Revolution
366(4)
Revolutionary Movements
366(1)
Islamic Revolutions
367(1)
Postrevolutionary Governments
368(2)
Development Experiences
370(16)
The Newly Industrializing Countries
372(2)
The Chinese Experience
374(3)
Other Experiments
377(3)
Import Substittion and Export-Led Growth
380(1)
Concentrating Capital for Manufacturing
380(2)
Authoritarianism and Democracy
382(2)
Corruption
384(2)
North-South Business
386(9)
Foreign Investment
386(2)
Technology Transfer
388(1)
Third World Debt
389(3)
IMF Conditionality
392(1)
The South in International Economic Regimes
393(2)
Foreign Assistance
395(13)
Patterns of Foreign Assistance
398(1)
Forms of Development Assistance
398(10)
Environment and Technology
408(41)
Interdependence and the Environment
408(5)
Sustainable Economic Development
410(1)
Rethinking Interdependence
411(2)
Managing the Environment
413(11)
The Atmosphere
413(4)
Biodiversity
417(1)
Forests and Oceans
418(4)
Pollution
422(2)
Natural Resources
424(8)
World Energy
424(4)
Minerals, Land, Water
428(2)
International Security and the Environment
430(2)
The Power of Information
432(6)
Wiring the World
432(2)
Information as a Tool of Governments
434(2)
Information as a Tool Against Governments
436(2)
International Culture
438(6)
Telecommunications and Global Culture
438(3)
Transnational Communities
441(3)
Conclusion
444(5)
Glossary 449(16)
Photo Credits 465(2)
Index 467


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