The Global Agenda: Issues and Perspectives

The Global Agenda: Issues and Perspectives

by Charles W. Kegley Jr., Eugene R. Wittkopf


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A best-selling reader for courses in International Relations,this text provides a balanced set of readings,providing interpretations without advocacy for particular positions. The volume is edited by two leading scholars in the field. The Global Agenda analyzes the dynamics of world politics with timely readings written by top political scientists. Many of these readings-43 in all-have been written exclusively for this volume

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780075537243
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 01/01/1988
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents


Part I Arms and Influence

1 Power, Capability, and Influence in International Politics -- K.J. Holsti

2 Power and Interdependence in the Information Age -- Robert O. Keohane and Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

3 The Role of Military Power in the Third Millennium -- Bjorn Moller

4 War and Its Causes -- Jack S. Levy

5 The Obsolescence of Major War -- John Mueller

6 Nuclear Weapons Threaten Our Existence -- Paul H. Nitze

7 The New Threat of Mass Destruction -- Richard K. Betts

8 Terror's New Face: The Radicalization and Escalation of Modern Terrorism -- Walter Laqueur

9 The Trouble with Sanctions -- Robert A. Sirico

10 The Changing Nature of World Power -- Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

Part II Discord and Collaboration

11 Models of International Relations: Realist and Neoliberal Perspectives on Conflict and Cooperation -- Ole R. Holsti

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