9780078024818

Global Politics Engaging a Complex World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078024818

  • ISBN10:

    0078024811

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/30/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

What are the crucial elements of a strong Global Politics program? This is the question we posed to instructors around the country. The answer: critical thinking and theory. These constitute the foundation of Global Politics: Engaging a Complex World. This contemporary presentation stresses the importance of global events and offers students a number of lenses through which to view the world around them.

With Connect, Global Politics is an integrated print and digital content program geared toward undergraduate students taking a first-time international relations course. This highly accessible, comprehensive, yet concise text will help students develop a deep appreciation of global politics—equipping them to encounter the threats and opportunities of their generation.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1- Thinking about Global Politics

Chapter 2- Interpreting Power: A Levels-of-Analysis Approach

Chapter 3- Nations, States, and Identity

Chapter 4- Globalization: Politics from Above and Below

Chapter 5- International Organizations: Global and Regional Governance

Chapter 6- Pursuing Security

Chapter 7- Conflict and Conflict Management

Chapter 8- International Law and Transitional Justice

Chapter 9- Global Political Economy- Protecting Wealth in the Dominant System

Chapter 10- Global Political Economy- Searching for Equity in the Dependent System

Chapter 11- Human Rights: A Tool for Preserving and Enhancing Human Dignity

Chapter 12- Global Political Ecology

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