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An introduction to international relations : the origins and changing agendas of discipline / Richard Devetak, Anthony Burke, Jim George.

Devetak, Richard. (Author). Burke, Anthony, 1966- (Added Author). George, Jim, 1946- (Added Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS JZ1242 .D484 2012
Barcode: 30731101097479
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781107600003 (pbk)
  • ISBN: 1107600006 (pbk)
  • Physical Description: xxxi, 560 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Previous ed.: 2007.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An introduction to International Relations: the origins and changing agendas of a discipline -- International Relations Theory in an Age of Critical Diversity -- Realism -- Liberalism -- Marxism and Critical Theory -- Feminism -- Postmodernism -- Constructivism -- Theories of Global Justice -- The Modern State -- Nations and Nationalism -- Security -- Arms Control -- The Causes of War -- The Changing Character of Warfare -- The Ethics and Laws of War -- International Law -- International Society and European Expansion -- Diplomacy -- Great Powers -- The Cold War -- The United Nations -- Non-State Actors: Multinational Corporations and International Non-Governmental Organisations -- Religion and Secularism -- Global Economic Institutions -- Global Trade -- Global Finance -- Global Poverty, Inequality and Development -- Globalisation and Its Critics -- Global Terrorism -- Post-Conflict State-Building -- Humanitarian Intervention -- Human Rights -- Migration and Refugees -- Global Environmental Politics -- Climate Change.
Summary, etc.:
Invaluable to students and those approaching the subject for the first time, An Introduction to International Relations, Second Edition provides a comprehensive and stimulating introduction to international relations, its traditions and its changing nature in an era of globalisation. Thoroughly revised and updated, it features chapters written bcoury a range of experts from around the world. It presents a global perspective on the theories, history, developments and debates that shape this dynamic discipline and contemporary world politics. Now in full-colour and accompanied by a password-protected companion website featuring additional chapters and case studies, this is the indispensible guide to the study of international relations.
Subject: International relations.
Australia > Foreign relations.
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