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World Politics: Trend and Transformation / Edition 9

World Politics: Trend and Transformation / Edition 9

by Charles W. Kegley, Eugene R. WittkopfCharles W. Kegley
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World Politics: Trend Transformation, Ninth Edition, raises important questions about terrorism and peace, warfare and national security, the economic impact of war, human suffering, and even your role in international politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534574420
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/12/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 8.04(w) x 9.86(h) x 0.73(d)

About the Author

Charles W. Kegley is currently serving on the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. A past President of the International Studies Association, Kegley holds the title of Pearce Distinguished Professor of International Relations Emeritus at the University of South Carolina. A graduate of the American University (B.A.) and Syracuse University (Ph.D.) and a Pew Faculty Fellow at Harvard University, Kegley previously served on the faculty at Georgetown University, and has held visiting professorships at the University of Texas, Rutgers University, the People's University of China, and the Institute Universitaire de Hautes Études Internationales Et du Developpement in Geneva Switzerland. He is also a recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Foreign Policy Analysis Section of the International Studies Association. A founding partner of Kegley International, Inc. (a publishing, research, and consulting foundation), Kegley has authored more than 50 scholarly books (and over 100 articles in journals), including co-authorship with Gregory A. Raymond for Cengage of five editions of The Global Future, as well as with Eugene R. Wittkopf seven editions of American Foreign Policy: Pattern and Process.

Table of Contents

Controversy Boxes and Mapsxvii
About the Authorsxxviii
Part ITrend and Transformation in World Politics3
Chapter 1Exploring Twenty-First-Century World Politics5
Chapter 2Theories of World Politics29
Part IIThe Globe's Actors and Their Relations59
Chapter 3Foreign Policy Decision Making61
Chapter 4Great-Power Rivalries and Relations97
Chapter 5Nonstate Actors in the Interstate System135
Chapter 6The Global South in a World of Powers187
Part IIIThe Politics of Global Welfare225
Chapter 7Humans and Global Challenges to the Protection of Human Rights227
Chapter 8Does Globalization Spell the end of Borders as Boundaries?265
Chapter 9Markets and Money in the New Global Political Economy303
Chapter 10Population Pressure, Resource Depletion, and the Preservation of the Global Environment351
Part IVMilitary Conflict and Its Control401
Chapter 11The New Face of Twenty-First-Century Armed Conflict403
Chapter 12Military Power and National Security in the Age of Globalized Terrorism449
Chapter 13Coercive Diplomacy and Intervention in the Age of Global Terrorism495
Chapter 14The Realist Road to Security Through Alliances, the Balance of Power, and Arms Control531
Chapter 15The Liberal Institutional Paths to Peace569
Part VThe Problematic Twenty-First Century611
Chapter 16Ten Questions about Twenty-First-Century Global Prospects613
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