The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
The Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
For courses in Introduction to International Relations
An overview of international relations that highlights conflict and cooperation among and within states 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.
Also available with MyPoliSciLab® MyPoliSciLab for the Introduction to International Relations course extends learning online to engage students and improve results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. Please note: this version of MyPoliSciLab does not include an eText.
Understanding Global Conflict and Cooperation: An Introduction to Theory and History, Tenth Edition is also available via REVEL™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134409922 / 9780134409924 Understanding Global Conflict and Cooperation: An Introduction to Theory and History plus MyPoliSciLab for International Relations – Access Card Package, 10/e Package consists of:
0134403169 / 9780134403168 Understanding Global Conflict and Cooperation: An Introduction to Theory and History, 10/e
0134408233 / 9780134408231 MyPoliSciLab for International Relations Access Card
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?