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An overview of international relations that highlights conflict and cooperation among and within states REVEL™ for Understanding Global Conflict and Cooperation: An Introduction to Theory and History provides a concise, insightful introduction to world politics in an era of complex interdependence. Authors Joseph Nye and David Welch examine conflict and cooperation among global actors via lessons from theory and history, providing readers with a durable framework with which to analyze the current state of international relations. New to the Tenth Edition, a chapter dedicated to global flashpoints — the places in the world where it is easiest to imagine serious conflicts — helps students make connections between events of interest and the text’s major themes.
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Joseph S. Nye is University Distinguished Service Professor at and former Dean of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He also served as a Deputy to the Undersecretary of State in the Carter Administration, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs in the Clinton Administration, and Chair of the National Intelligence Council.
David A. Welch is CIGI Chair of Global Security at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo.
Table of Contents
1. Are There Enduring Logics of Conflict and Cooperation in World Politics? 2. Explaining Conflict and Cooperation: Tools and Techniques of the Trade 3. From Westphalia to World War I 4. The Failure of Collective Security and World War 5. The Cold War 6. Conflict and Cooperation in the Post-Cold War World 7. Current Flashpoints 8. Globalization and Interdependence 9. The Information Revolution and Transnational Actors 10. What Can We Expect in the Future?