Updated in its 5thedition, International Relations and World Politicsis a toolkit that offers an authoritative survey of the field and practical ways to analyze current and future world problems. Drawn from the authors' experience as scholars and practitioners, this new edition was completely rewritten to focus on an enduring teaching and learning goalhow individuals can apply theory, history, geography, and more for a lifetime of understanding politics in a globalized world. Whether as actors themselves in world politics, participants in the global economy, or simply readers of world news, those reading International Relations and World Politicsnot only get more help to master the field's concepts but also get more help to understand that these are real-world ideas with real-world implications.
Paul Viotti is Professor at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies and Executive Director of the Institute on Globalization & Security. He also served for three decades in the Air Force, retiring as a Colonel after teaching political science at the Air Force Academy for 20 years.
Mark V. Kauppi is the Program Manager for the Department of Defense's counterterrorism training program for intelligence analysts; he is responsible for providing and overseeing instruction to analysts not only from the Department of Defense but also intelligence agencies, law enforcement organizations, and foreign partners. Mark has been an adjunct professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service since 2000.
Chapter 1. Engaging International Relations and World Politics
Chapter 2. Theory
Chapter 4. Geography
Chapter 5. Globalization
Chapter 6. Power
Chapter 7. Diplomacy & Foreign Policy
Chapter 8. International Organizations & International Law
Chapter 9. Interstate Conflict
Chapter 10. Asymmetrical Conflict
Chapter 11. Trade and Money
Chapter 12. Development
Chapter 13. Human Rights
Chapter 14. Global Environment