International Politics : Enduring Concepts and Contemporary Issues

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  • Edition: 6th
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  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
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Table of Contents


1. The Role of Morality in Statecraft.
Hans J. Morgenthau, The Moral Blindness of Scientific Man.
J. Ann Tickner, A Critique of Morgenthau's Principles of Political Realism.
Rhoda E. Howard and Jack Donnelly, Human Rights in World Politics.

2. Perspectives on the Nature of Anarchy.
Kenneth N. Waltz, The Anarchic Structure of World Politics.
Joseph M. Grieco, Anarchy and the Limits of Cooperation.
Alexander Wendt, Anarchy Is What States Make of It.

3. The Mitigation of Anarchy.
Kenneth A. Oye, The Conditions of Cooperation in World Politics.
Michael W. Doyle, Kant, Liberal Legacies, and Foreign Affairs.
Stephen M. Walt, Alliances: Balancing and Bandwagoning.
Hans J. Morgenthau, The Future of Diplomacy.
Stanley Hoffmann, The Uses and Limits of International Law.
Robert O. Keohane, A Functional Theory of Regimes.
Adam Roberts, The United Nations and International Security.


4. The Political Uses of Force.
Robert J. Art, The Four Functions of Force.
Thomas C. Schelling, The Diplomacy of Violence.
Robert Jervis, Offense, Defense, and the Security Dilemma.
Brian M. Jenkins, International Terrorism.

5. The Political Unity of Nuclear Weapons.
John Mueller, The Irrelevance of Nuclear Weapons.
Robert Jervis, The Unity of Nuclear Deterrence.

6. The Political Unity of Force Today.
Robert O. Keohane and Joseph S. Nye, Complex Interdependence and the Role of Force.
Robert J. Art, The Fungibility of Force.
Caroline Thomas, Third World Security.


7. Perspectives on Political Economy.

Robert Gilpin, The Nature of Political Economy.
Robert O. Keohane, Hegemony in the World Political Economy.
Bruce R. Scott, The Great Divide in the Global Village.

8. Interdependence and Globalization.

A.T. Kearney, Measuring Globalization.
Peter R. Drucker, The Changed World Economy.
Richard Rosecrance, The Trading State—Then and Now.
Kenneth N. Waltz, Globalization and Governance.

9. Power Versus Plenty Today.

Samuel P. Huntington, Why International Primacy Matters.
Paul Krugman, Competitiveness: A Dangerous Obsession.


10. Conflict, War, NBC Spread, and Terrorism.

Robert Jervis, The Era of Leading Power Peace.
Samuel P. Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations?
Chaim Kaufmann, Possible and Impossible Solutions to Ethnic Civil Wars.
Kenneth N. Waltz, Peace, Stability, and Nuclear Weapons.
Richard A. Falkenrath, Robert D. Newman, and Bradley A. Thayer, The Non-State NBC Threat.

11. American Power and the Balance of Power.

William C. Wohlforth, The Stability of a Unipolar World.
John G. Ikenberry, The Stability of Post-Cold War Order.
Kenneth N. Waltz, Balancing Power: Not Today but Tomorrow.

12. Globalization: Pros and Cons.

Dani Rodrik, Trading in Illusions.
John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge, Why the Globalization Backlash Is Stupid.

13. The Environment and Climate Change.

Garret Hardin, The Tragedy of the Commons.
Julian L. Simon, The Infinite Supply of Natural Resources.
Thomas Homer-Dixon, Cornucopians and Neo-Malthusians.
Daniel Bodansky, The Kyoto Protocol: Bonn Voyage.

14. New Actors, New Forces.

Jessica T. Mathews, Power Shift.
Stephen D. Krasner, The State Is Alive and Well.
Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink, Transnational Activist Networks.
John Van Oudenaren, The European Union—E Pluribus Confusio.
Steven R. Ratner, International Law: The Trials of Global Norms.

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