Global Politics: Origins, Currents, Directions

Paperback | November 3, 2009

byAllen Sens, Peter Stoett

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Imagine a world where in one moment, there is both divergence and convergence: equality and inequality, harmony and aggression, change and continuity. Imagine our world. This Fourth Edition of Global Politics - Origins, Currents, Directions presents the historical and conceptual origins, shifting currents, and future directions of global issues from a Canadian perspective. As authors Allen Sens and Peter Stoett explore state interaction, non-state actors, war, poverty, and climate change, divergence is often the dominant theme. But the text also highlights the remarkable convergence revealed in global trade, finance, regime building, and communication that allows seemingly incongruous fragments to create a recognizable - and some might suggest greater - whole.

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Imagine a world where in one moment, there is both divergence and convergence: equality and inequality, harmony and aggression, change and continuity. Imagine our world. This Fourth Edition of Global Politics - Origins, Currents, Directions presents the historical and conceptual origins, shifting currents, and future directions of glob...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.88 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:November 3, 2009Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176500499

ISBN - 13:9780176500498

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Table of Contents

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsA Note on Maps and NamesPart One: OriginsChapter 1: Global Politics: the Discipline and Its Theoretical FoundationsChapter 2: History and Global Politics: War and PeaceChapter 3: The Cold War and Foreign Policy AnalysisChapter 4: Political Perspectives on the World EconomyChapter 5: International Institutions and LawPart Two: CurrentsChapter 6: International Security after the Cold WarChapter 7: Conflict Management in Global PoliticsChapter 8: Globalization, Marginalization, and Regionalization in the World EconomyChapter 9: Human Rights and Human SecurityPart Three: DirectionsChapter 10: Global Ecopolitics: Crises and ChangeChapter 11: Population Growth, Movements, and Global HealthChapter 12: Global Politics and the Information AgeChapter 13: New Directions in Theory and PracticeGlossary Index