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Global politics /

by Heywood, Andrew.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Palgrave foundations: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Edition: 2nd edition.Description: xxiii, 590 pages : illustrations (colour), portraits (some colour) ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781137349262; 1137349263; 9781137349262.Subject(s): World politics | International relations
Contents:
List of Illustrative Material -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introducing Global Politics -- 2 Historical Context -- 3 Theories of Global Politics -- 4 The Economy in a Global Age -- 5 The State and Foreign Policy in a Global Age -- 6 Society in a Global Age -- 7 The Nation in a Global Age -- 8 Identity, Culture and Challenges to the West -- 9 Power and Twenty-First-Century World Order -- 10 War and Peace -- 11 Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament -- 12 Terrorism -- 13 Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention -- 14 International Law -- 15 Poverty and Development -- 16 Global Environmental Issues -- 17 Gender in Global Politics -- 18 International Organization and the United Nations -- 19 Global Governance and the Bretton Woods System -- 20 Regionalism and Global Politics -- 21 Why Theory Matters -- 22 Images of the Global Future -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary: This new edition provides a systematic introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary international relations. Including pedagogical features highlighting key thinkers and concepts, this text clarifies the fundamental debates and issues at stake in global political affairs
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Previous edition: 2011

Includes bibliographical references and index

List of Illustrative Material -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introducing Global Politics -- 2 Historical Context -- 3 Theories of Global Politics -- 4 The Economy in a Global Age -- 5 The State and Foreign Policy in a Global Age -- 6 Society in a Global Age -- 7 The Nation in a Global Age -- 8 Identity, Culture and Challenges to the West -- 9 Power and Twenty-First-Century World Order -- 10 War and Peace -- 11 Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament -- 12 Terrorism -- 13 Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention -- 14 International Law -- 15 Poverty and Development -- 16 Global Environmental Issues -- 17 Gender in Global Politics -- 18 International Organization and the United Nations -- 19 Global Governance and the Bretton Woods System -- 20 Regionalism and Global Politics -- 21 Why Theory Matters -- 22 Images of the Global Future -- Bibliography -- Index

This new edition provides a systematic introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary international relations. Including pedagogical features highlighting key thinkers and concepts, this text clarifies the fundamental debates and issues at stake in global political affairs

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