9780205723768

IR : The New World of International Relations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205723768

  • ISBN10:

    0205723764

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/6/2010 11:56:00 AM
  • Publisher: Longman
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Written from Mike Roskinrs"s unique and engaging point-of-view,IRarms students with a direct and down-to-earth understanding of contemporary international relations. This text surveys key events in world history as well as fundamental theoretical concepts to trace the international systemrs"s evolution and to assess its future. Putting the behavior of global actors into more complete context,IRhelps students think critically about the challenges faced by the United States in an era of globalization.

Table of Contents

The Cold War Come and Gone
Strange New World: Power and Systems in Transformation
Americarsquo;s Changing National Interests
ldquo;Wrong, Terribly Wrong: rdquo; The United States and Vietnam
Can the United States Lead the World?
From Russia to the Soviet Union
From the Soviet Union Back to Russia
The Global South
From Colonization to Decolonization
Eternal Warfare in the Holy Land
Oil and Turmoil: The Persian Gulf
The Troubled Americas: Our Neglected South
Economic Development: The Rich and the Poor
The Eternal Threats
Why Wars?
National Security: How States Protect Themselves
Nuclear Politics: The Bomb Is Here to Stay
The Challenge of Terrorism
The Economic Blocs
Europe Divorces America
Asia: China as Number One
The United States and Globalization
The Politics of a New World
Diplomacy
International Law
The United Nations
Finite F.E.W. (Food/Energy/Water)
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