The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations

Paperback | December 18, 2013

EditorJohn Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens

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Trusted by over 300,000 students across the world, The Globalization of World Politics is central to the teaching of introductory International Relations. Now in its sixth edition, this internationally successful textbook has been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in world politics, featuring 35 new international case studies including: the BRICs, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Sudanese civil war, drones, Fukushima Daiichi nucleardisaster, rise of China, Occupy movement, and Syrian Revolution. A new chapter by Andrew Hurrell on rising powers and the emerging global order ensures the text continues to cover topics that will be defining the issues now and for the next generation.The unique line-up of expert contributors introduces students to the very best work within history, theory, structures, and key issues in International Relations, providing a launch-pad for those who choose to progress with their IR studies. Students and lecturers are further supported by a well-resourced Online Resource Centre with the following features:Student resources: * Mind maps NEW TO THIS EDITION* Case studies MORE ADDED* Video podcasts from the contributors NEW TO THIS EDITION * Interactive library of links to journal articles, blogs and video content * Flash card glossary* Multiple choice questions * Revision guide Instructor Resources: * Case studies MORE ADDED* Test bank* Question bank* PowerPoint slides REVISED* Figures and tables from the book

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Trusted by over 300,000 students across the world, The Globalization of World Politics is central to the teaching of introductory International Relations. Now in its sixth edition, this internationally successful textbook has been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in world politics, featuring 35 new internationa...

John Baylis is Emeritus Professor and was formerly Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations and Pro-Vice Chancellor at Swansea University. Prior to that he was Professor of International Politics and Dean of Social Sciences at Aberystwyth University. He has published more than twenty books and over a hundred arti...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:680 pages, 10.43 × 7.68 × 0.01 inPublished:December 18, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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John Baylis, Steve Smith and Patricia Owens: Introduction1. Anthony McGrew: Globalization and global politicsThe historical context2. David Armstrong: The evolution of international society3. Len Scott: International history, 1900-19994. Michael Cox: From the end of the cold war to the new global era5. Andrew Hurrell: Rising powers and the emerging global orderTheories of world politics6. Tim Dunne and Brian C. Schmidt: Realism7. Tim Dunne: Liberalism8. Steven L. Lamy: Contemporary mainstream approaches: neo-realism and neo-liberalism9. Stephen Hobden and Richard Wyn Jones: Marxist theories of international relations10. Michael Barnett: Social constructivism11. Lene Hansen: Post structuralism12. Christine Sylvester: Post-colonialism13. Richard Shapcott: International ethicsStructures and processes14. Mike Sheehan: The changing character of war15. John Baylis: International and global security16. Ngaire Woods: International political economy in an age of globalization17. J. Ann Tickner: Gender in world politics18. Christian Reus-Smit: International law19. Richard Little: International regimes20. Paul Taylor and Devon Curtis: The United Nations21. Peter Willetts: Transnational actors and international organizations in global politicsInternational issues22. John Vogler: Environmental issues23. James D. Kiras: Terrorism and globalization24. Sheena Chestnut Greitens: Nuclear proliferation25. John Breuilly: Nationalism26. Edward Best and Thomas Christiansen: Regionalism in international affairs27. Matthew Watson: Global trade and global finance28. Tony Evans and Caroline Thomas: Poverty, development, and hunger29. Amitav Acharya: Human security30. Jack Donnelly: Human rights31. Alex J. Bellamy and Nicholas J. Wheeler: Humanitarian intervention in world politicsGlobalization in the future32. Andrew Linklater: Globalization and the transformation of political community33. Ian Clark: Globalization and the post-cold war order

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"This is a comprehensive analysis of contemporary developments in global politics, written by a team of experts in the various fields. It makes its subject-matter accessible to undergraduates without disguising the complexity of the concepts and issues it explores. It covers both the theoriesand the practice of international relations in a way which will satisfy the requirements of all introductory courses, while laying the foundations for specialised study at more advanced levels." --Mark Garnett, Senior Lecturer, Lancaster University