The Global Future A Brief Introduction to World Politics

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-21
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Any suggestions for copywriter or provide generic description of the product to be used for the Internet or non-channel specific applications. THE GLOBAL FUTURE: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO WORLD POLITICS gives you a cost-effective alternative to lengthy, detailed textbooks. Based on Kegley's best-selling WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION, THE GLOBAL FUTURE helps you understand contemporary events and emerging global trends. Every chapter contains thought-provoking case studies, box inserts with rival views on current controversies, and a marginal glossary, as well as vivid graphs, maps, and photographs. Centering on the latest international developments, THE GLOBAL FUTURE: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO WORLD POLITICS encourages you to form your own opinions about the pressing security, economic, and environmental problems of the twenty-first century.

Table of Contents

Trend and Transformation in World Politics
Analyzing World Politics
Theories of World Politics
The Actors in World Politics
Foreign Policy Decision Making
Great-Power Politics in Historical Perspective
The Global South in a World of Powers
Nonstate Actors and the Challenge of Global Governance
The Politics of Global Security
Patterns of Armed Conflict
Military Power and the Use of Force
Alliances, Arms Control, and the Balance of Power
International Law and Organization as Alternative Paths to Peace
The Politics of Global Welfare
The Globalization of World Politics
The Political Economy of Trade and Monetary Relations
International Human Rights
Population, Resources, and Global Environmental Politics
Alternative World Futures
Prospects for a New World Order
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