The Globalization of World Politics

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-18
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Now in its fourth edition, this internationally successful title has been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in world politics, with new chapters on the changing nature of war, human security, and international ethics. A comprehensive introduction to internationalrelations, it is ideally suited to students coming to the subject for the first time. This books is supported by a cutting-edge Online Resource Centre. Student resources: Case studiesMultiple choice questionsLinks to journal articlesFlashcard glossaryVideo pod-cast of contributors NEW TO THIS EDITIONVideo clips NEW TO THIS EDITIONNews feed NEW TO THIS EDITIONInstructor resources: PowerPoint slides Test bankSeminar questionsFigures and tables from the book

Table of Contents

Globalization and global politics
The Historical Context
The evolution of international society
International history, 1900-1999
From the cold war to the war on terror
Theories of World Politics
Contemporary mainstream approaches: neo-realism and neo-liberalism
Marxist theories of international relations
Social constructivism
Alternative approaches to international theory
Structures and Processes
The changing nature of war
International and global security in the post-cold war era
International political economy in an age of globalization
Gender in world politics
International law
International regimes
The United Nations
Transnational actors and international organizations in global politics
International Issues
Environmental issues
Terrorism and globalization
Nuclear proliferation
Culture in world affairs
European integration and regional cooperation(Britannia Royal Naval College
Global trade and finance
Poverty, development, hunger
Human security
Human rights
Humanitarian intervention in world politics
International ethics
Globalization in the Future
Globalization and the transformation of political community
Globalization and the post-cold war order
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