International Relations by Eric B. ShiraevInternational Relations by Eric B. Shiraev

International Relations

byEric B. Shiraev, Vladislav M. Zubok

Paperback | October 16, 2015

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Using a three-part framework of Ideas, Arguments, and Contexts and Applications, International Relations, Second Edition, shows students how to think critically about issues and current events in world politics. Each chapter first describes key concepts and developments in the field (Ideas),then presents the main theoretical and analytical approaches (Arguments), and finally applies the main theories and approaches within the individual, state, and global contexts (Contexts and Applications).
Eric B. Shiraev is Professor and Senior Research Associate in the Department of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University. Recent works include Cross-Cultural Psychology, People and Their Opinions, The Soviet Union: Internal and External Perspectives on Soviet Society, and Counting Every Vote: The Most Contentious Ele...
Title:International RelationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.21 × 7.52 × 0.98 inPublished:October 16, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190454350

ISBN - 13:9780190454357

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Table of Contents

PrefaceMaps of the WorldPART I. STUDYING INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS1. Introducing International Relations2. The Realist Perspective3. The Liberal Perspective4. Alternative ViewsPART II. THREE FACETS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS5. International Security6. International Law7. International Political Economy8. International Terrorism9. Environmental Problems and International Politics10. Humanitarian ChallengesCONCLUSION: Forecasting the World of 2030AppendixGlossaryReferencesCreditsIndex

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"Conceptually rich textbook with consistent structure bridging theory and empirical world. Not many textbooks have such consistent structure and rich conceptual content." --Mariam Dekanozishvili, Coastal Carolina University