Understanding International Relations is the 3rd edition of a well-established advanced undergraduate and postgraduate text. It has been comprehensively updated to take into account recent literature on the theory of international relations, and events in the world, in particular '9/11' and the War on Terror. New chapters have been added on the individual and international relations, identity and nationalism and the implications of US power in the twenty-first century.
Table of Contents
Defining International Relations - The Development of IR Theory in the Twentieth Century - IR Theory Today - The State and Foreign Policy - Power and Security - The Balance of Power and War - Global Governance - The Global Economy - Globalization - The International Politics of Identity - International Relations and the Individual: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and Humanitarian War - US Hegemony and World Order
CHRIS BROWN is Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. KIRSTEN AINLEY is a Researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.