Student-oriented and contemporary, this title introduces the study of international relations with concepts and analytical tools. It also presents a fully developed pedagogical program for instructors.
Table of Contents
Preface. Part I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction: Problems and Questions in International Politics. 2. The Historical Evolution of International Politics. Part II: THEORETICAL APPROACHES: EXPLAINING SYSTEM AND STATE BEHAVIOR. 3. Theories of International Relations: Realism and Liberalism. 4. Theories of International Relations: Economic Structuralism, Constructivism, and Feminism. 5. The State, Society, and Foreign Policy. 6. Bureaucracies, Groups, and Individuals in the Foreign Policy Process. Part III: INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT AND SECURITY. 7. International Insecurity and the Causes of War and Peace. 8. The Use of Force as a Policy. Part IV: INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY. 9. Fundamentals of International Political Economy. 10. The Globalization of Trade and Finance. 11. The Problem of Global Inequality. Part V: THE EVOLVING AGENDA. 12. International Organizations and Transnational Actors. 13. International Law, Norms, and Human Rights. 14. Emerging Grounds for Global Governance: Crime, Health, and Environmental Problems. 15. Conclusion: Power and Purpose in a Changing World.