For undergraduate/graduate courses in International Relations, World Politics, American Foreign Policy, Peace Studies, and Global Issues. This text comprehensively covers the debatable issues regarding the definitional characteristics of the post-September 11th wave of terrorism, the multiple roots of this deadly new form of international violence, and the leading ideas being considered as means for the "war on global terrorism" to be won. Informed and informative interpretations, written by the world's most authoritative scholars especially for this book, present a balanced and accessible set of essays and chapters describing the new international terrain that has emerged in the wake of 9-11, all introduced and put into context by detailed and accessible Part introductions by the editor.
Charles W. Kegley is Pearce Professor of International Relations at the University of South Carolina. A past President of the International Studies Association (1993-1994), he has also taught at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, the University of Texas, Rutgers University as the Moses and Annuta Back Peace Scholar, and the People's University of China. In addition, he was a Pew Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs. Kegley is Senior Editor of the Prentice Hall Studies in International Relations: Enduring Questions in Changing Times series devoted to the publication of serious scholarship addressing major problems and issues in international affairs. Among his four dozen book publications, he has recently published From War to Peace: Fateful Decisions in International Politics, Exorcising the Ghost of Westphalia: Building World Order in the New Millennium, World Politics: Trend and Transformation; American Foreign Policy: Pattern and Process; How Nations Make Peace, The Global Agenda, Controversies in International Relations Theory: Realism and the Neoliberal Challenge, A Multipolar Peace? Great Power Politics in the Twenty First Century; The Long Postwar Peace. Contending Explanations and Projections After the Cold War. Questioning the Morality of Nuclear Deterrence; When Trust Breaks Down: Alliance Norms and World Politics; International Terrorism; and The Nuclear Reader. Strategy, Weapons, War. He has published articles in a wide range of scholarly journals, including The Journal of Peace Research, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Studies Quarterly, Ethics and International Affairs, Cooperation and Conflict, The Bulletin of Peace Proposals, Alternatives, USA Today, Harvard International Review, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Comparative Political Studies, Conflict Management and Peace Science, International Interactions, The Journal of Politics, and the Political Research Quarterly.