9780534604103

World Politics: The Menu for Choice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534604103

  • ISBN10:

    0534604102

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2003
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Table of Contents

Preface v
About the Authors xvii
Part I ANALYZING WORLD POLITICS 1(192)
World Politics: Levels of Analysis, Choice, and Constraint
3(22)
Thinking about World Politics: Theory and Reality
25(22)
International Actors: States and Other Players on the World Stage
47(24)
The World System: International Structure and Polarity
71(27)
Relations Between States: Power and Influence
98(31)
Domestic Sources of Foreign Policy: Society and Polity
129(31)
Individuals and World Politics: Roles, Perceptions, and Decision Making
160(33)
Part II INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT AND COOPERATION 193(148)
Military Conflict: Why States and Other Actors Resort to Force
195(37)
The Security Dilemma: Armament and Disarmament
232(39)
International Law and Organization
271(39)
Causes of Peace and Nonviolent Transformation
310(31)
Part III INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY 341(134)
Political Economy of National Security and Defense
343(32)
Interdependence and Economic Order
375(33)
Regional Economic Integration and Globalization
408(33)
Development and Underdevelopment: The North-South Gap
441(34)
Part IV CHALLENGES FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM 475(44)
Limits of Sovereignty: Humanity and the Commons
477(34)
Which Global Future?
511(8)
Glossary 519(9)
Appendix A: Chronology of World Events 528(5)
Appendix B: Characteristics of States in the Contemporary International System 533(8)
Name Index 541(6)
Subject Index 547

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