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International Relations, Brief, Updated

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Summary

Thoroughly updated to cover world affairs to 2008, International Relations, Brief Edition, offers the most current and comprehensive coverage of international relations theory, international security, international political economy, and global issues.

Author Biography

Joshua S. Goldstein American University, Washington, D.C. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Jon C. Pevehouse University of Chicago

Table of Contents

www.IRtext.comp. x
Prefacep. xi
To the Studentp. xvii
A Note on Nomenclaturep. xvii
Careers in International Relationsp. xviii
World States and Territories mapp. xxii
The Globalization of International Relationsp. 1
The Study of IRp. 1
IR and Daily Lifep. 2
Core Principlesp. 3
IR as a Field of Studyp. 8
Actors and Influencesp. 9
State Actorsp. 10
Nonstate Actorsp. 13
Levels of Analysisp. 15
Globalizationp. 17
Global Geographyp. 19
The Evolving International Systemp. 24
The Cold War, 1945-1990p. 24
The Post-Cold War Era, 1900-2008p. 28
Policy Perspectives: Overviewp. 14
Empowering the Global South: A Rights-Based Approach to Development (Special Section)
Power Politicsp. 35
Realismp. 35
Powerp. 37
Defining Powerp. 38
Estimating Powerp. 39
Elements of Powerp. 40
The International Systemp. 41
Anarchy and Sovereigntyp. 41
Balance of Powerp. 43
Great Powers and Middle Powersp. 44
Power Distributionp. 46
Hegemonyp. 48
Alliancesp. 50
Purposes of Alliancesp. 50
NATOp. 51
Other Alliancesp. 53
Regional Alignmentsp. 54
Strategyp. 57
Statecraftp. 57
Rationalityp. 60
The Prisoner's Dilemmap. 61
Policy Perspectives: Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singhp. 55
Alternatives to Power Politicsp. 66
Liberal Theoriesp. 66
The Waning of Warp. 66
Kant and Peacep. 68
Liberal Institutionalismp. 69
International Regimesp. 70
Collective Securityp. 72
The Democratic Peacep. 73
Foreign Policy and Decision Makingp. 75
Models of Decision Makingp. 75
Individual Decision Makersp. 77
Group Psychologyp. 81
Crisis Managementp. 82
Bureaucraciesp. 83
Interest Groupsp. 84
The Military-Industrial Complexp. 85
Public Opinionp. 87
Legislaturesp. 89
Social Theoriesp. 91
Constructivismp. 91
Postmodernismp. 92
Marxismp. 93
Peace Studiesp. 96
Gender Theoriesp. 99
Why Gender Mattersp. 99
The Masculinity of Realismp. 101
Gender in War and Peacep. 101
Women in IRp. 103
Difference Feminism versus Liberal Feminism?p. 106
Postmodern Feminismp. 107
Policy Perspectives: President of Ukraine, Victor Yuschenkop. 90
Conflict, War, and Terrorismp. 112
The Wars of the Worldp. 112
Types of Warp. 113
Causes of Warp. 116
Conflicts of Ideasp. 118
Nationalismp. 119
Ethnic Conflictp. 120
Religious Conflictp. 125
Ideological Conflictp. 133
Conflicts of Interestp. 134
Territorial Disputesp. 135
Control of Governmentsp. 140
Economic Conflictp. 141
Conventional Military Forcesp. 142
Armiesp. 143
Naviesp. 145
Air Forcesp. 146
Logistics and Intelligencep. 147
Evolving Technologiesp. 148
Terrorismp. 150
Weapons of Mass Destructionp. 152
Nuclear Weaponsp. 152
Ballistic Missiles and Other Delivery Systemsp. 153
Chemical and Biological Weaponsp. 156
Proliferationp. 158
Nuclear Strategy and Arms Controlp. 160
States and Militariesp. 162
Military Economicsp. 162
Control of Military Forcesp. 163
Policy Perspectives: President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleafp. 124
Trade and Moneyp. 168
Theories of Tradep. 168
Liberalism and Mercantilismp. 169
Comparative Advantagep. 172
Political Interference in Marketsp. 174
Protectionismp. 176
Trade Regimesp. 178
The World Trade Organizationp. 178
Bilateral and Regional Agreementsp. 181
Cartelsp. 183
Industries and Interest Groupsp. 184
Enforcement of Trade Rulesp. 187
Economic Globalizationp. 188
The World Economy, 1750-2000p. 188
Resistance to Tradep. 192
Interdependencep. 193
The Currency Systemp. 195
International Currency Exchangep. 196
Why Currencies Rise or Fallp. 199
Central Banksp. 201
The World Bank and the IMFp. 202
State Financial Positionsp. 204
National Accountsp. 204
International Debtp. 204
Multinational Businessp. 205
Multinational Corporationsp. 206
Foreign Direct Investmentp. 207
Host and Home Government Relationsp. 208
Policy Perspectives: President of China, Hu Jintaop. 200
International Organization, Law, and Human Rightsp. 216
Supranationalismp. 216
Roles of International Organizationsp. 218
The United Nationsp. 220
The UN Systemp. 220
The Security Councilp. 225
Peacekeeping Forcesp. 229
The Secretariatp. 232
The General Assemblyp. 233
UN Programsp. 233
Autonomous Agenciesp. 235
The European Unionp. 236
Integration Theoryp. 236
The Vision of a United Europep. 238
The Treaty of Romep. 239
Structure of the European Unionp. 240
The Single European Actp. 242
The Maastricht Treatyp. 243
Monetary Unionp. 244
Expanding the European Unionp. 245
International Lawp. 249
Sources of International Lawp. 249
Enforcement of International Lawp. 250
The World Courtp. 251
International Cases in National Courtsp. 254
Laws of Diplomacyp. 255
Just-War Doctrinep. 257
Human Rightsp. 258
Individual Rights versus Sovereigntyp. 258
Human-Rights Institutionsp. 260
War Crimesp. 262
Policy Perspectives: President of Senegal, Abdoulaye Wadep. 253
North-South Relationsp. 268
The State of the Southp. 268
Basic Human Needsp. 271
World Hungerp. 275
Rural and Urban Populationsp. 276
Women in Developing Countriesp. 277
Migration and Refugeesp. 278
Theories of Accumulationp. 280
Economic Accumulationp. 280
Capitalismp. 281
Socialismp. 282
The World-Systemp. 283
Imperialismp. 285
Effects of Colonialismp. 285
Postcolonial Dependencyp. 288
Revolutionary Movementsp. 290
Development Experiencesp. 291
The Newly Industrializing Countriesp. 292
The Chinese Experiencep. 294
India Takes Offp. 297
Other Experimentsp. 299
Import Substitution and Export-Led Growthp. 303
Concentrating Capital for Manufacturingp. 303
Authoritarianism and Democracyp. 305
Corruptionp. 305
North-South Capital Flowsp. 306
Foreign Investmentp. 306
North-South Debtp. 308
IMF Conditionalityp. 310
The South in International Economic Regimesp. 312
Foreign Assistancep. 313
Patterns of Foreign Assistancep. 314
Forms of Development Assistancep. 316
Policy Perspectives: President of Egypt, Hosni Mubarakp. 311
Environment and Technologyp. 325
Interdependence and the Environmentp. 325
Sustainable Developmentp. 328
Managing the Environmentp. 328
The Atmospherep. 329
Biodiversityp. 333
Forests and Oceansp. 334
Pollutionp. 339
Natural Resourcesp. 340
World Energyp. 341
Mineralsp. 344
Water Disputesp. 344
International Security and the Environmentp. 345
Populationp. 346
The Demographic Transitionp. 347
Population Policiesp. 348
Diseasep. 350
The Power of Informationp. 354
Networking the Worldp. 354
Information as a Tool of Governmentsp. 357
Information as a Tool against Governmentsp. 358
Telecommunications and Global Culturep. 359
Conclusionp. 361
Policy Perspectives: President of Ireland, Mary McAleesep. 335
Glossaryp. 367
Creditsp. 382
Indexp. 383
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