World Politics

World Politics

by Charles W. Kegley, Eugene R. Wittkopf

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This best-selling introduction to international relations features the most recent scholarship and up-to-date analysis of world events-framed by a highly accessible introduction to theory-in the only four-color book in its market.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312166571
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 08/28/1998
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 7.91(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION IN WORLD POLITICS. 1. Exploring Twenty-First-Century World Politics. 2. Theories of World Politics. PART TWO: THE ACTORS AND THEIR RELATIONS. 3. Foreign Policy Decision Making. 4. Great-Power Rivalries and Relations. 5. The Plight and Policy Posture of the Global South. 6. Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs). 7. The Promise and Peril of Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs). PART THREE: THE POLITICS OF GLOBAL WELFARE. 8. Trade and Monetary Issues in a Globalized Political Economy. 9. Globalization and the Disappearance of National Borders. 10. Population Politics and the Demographic Dimensions of Globalization. 11. Ecopolitics and the Preservation of the Global Commons. PART FOUR: GLOBAL CONFLICT AND ITS MANAGEMENT. 12. Armed Conflict between and within States. 13. Military Power and National Security in the Age of Globalization. 14. Coercive Diplomacy and Intervention in the Age of Globalization. 15. The Realist Road to Security through Alliances, the Balance of Power, and Arms Control. 16. The Liberal Institutional Paths to Peace. PART FIVE: THE PROBLEMATIC TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. 17. Ten Questions about Twenty-first Century Global Prospects.

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