Title: Global Politics in a Changing World
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
2008. 4th Edition. Paperback. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780618974511
Synopsis: Global Politics in a Changing World blends conceptual writings on international relations with current events coverage from journalistic sources. Case materials in this reader are drawn from all major geographic regions in order to emphasize the global nature of post-Cold War issues. Each chapter approaches the key topics first from a scholarly/theoretical perspective, then follows with readings that present a news/current events context. The readings provide a stimulus for informed debate and discussion and encourage students to view daily events as part of a larger process of change. This unique reader goes beyond the traditional concept of international relations, defined simply as interactions between states. Covering all players in the modern global political scene, topics in the text range from international companies and intergovernmental organizations to traditional states and terrorist organizations. To discuss these varied influences in world politics, the authors have carefully selected a mix of readings that includes journal articles on current events and classic discussions of international relations.
About the Author:
Richard Mansbach is Professor of Political Science at Iowa State University. He has published numerous scholarly texts and articles on international relations theory and practice.
Edward Rhodes teaches world politics at Rutgers, where he is also Director of the Center for Global Security and Democracy. He has published extensively in his field.
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