ISBN 9784431783961,International Politics : An Introductory Guide

International Politics : An Introductory Guide



Edinburgh University Press

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9784431783961

ISBN-10 4431783962

Hard Back

Number of Pages 256 Pages
Language (English)

Political science & theory

This accessible, user-friendly and bang-up-to-date introduction to International Politics blends key facts and terms with strong analytical commentary, examining the debates and issues of greatest relevance to the study of the subject.Focusing on the period since 1900, the book provides detailed coverage of key events from the origins of the First World War to the post-Cold War international order. Written in a clear and jargon-free style, particular features include:* The shift from Great Powers to Superpowers in the first half of the twentieth century* The Cold War and post-Cold War order* A fresh approach to understanding the relevancy of theory*State and non-state actors* The challenge of globalization* Order, justice and security in International PoliticsThis clear and authoritative account of International Politics benefits from an exhaustive list of boxes, tables and figures, as well as extensive cross-referencing throughout. This book is an essential guide to understanding the challenges that face world peace and security in the twenty-first century.