Created by the continuous feedback of a "student-tested, faculty-approved" process, IR delivers a visually appealing, succinct print component, tear-out review cards for students and prep cards for instructors, and a consistent online offering with CourseMate that includes an eBook in addition to a set of interactive digital tools all at a value-based price and proven to increase retention and outcomes. Conversational, affordable, and designed for today's students, IR explores the challenges of international politics and the evolving search for security in a complicated and connected world. Learn about current issues affecting the globe and discover how international actors seek international, economic, and human security through a variety of theoretical lenses. Each chapter is written around Learning Objectives that guide your reading and comprehension, and special features throughout help you see how the book's concepts apply to current world events and you. Authored by top teachers in the field, IR has strong themes, a wealth of study tools, and an appealing layout that give you everything you'll need to understand International Relations.