Global Politics

Global Politics : Globalization and the Nation-State

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A study of global politics, this work covers such topics as superpower relations and rivalry, technology and global integration, international economics, and modernization and globalization.show more

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  • Paperback | 330 pages
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 16 figures, 20 tables, 2 photographs
  • 074560823X
  • 9780745608235

Table of contents

Introduction: Conceptualizing global politics, Anthony G. McGrew. Part 1 Superpower rivalry and global political competition: superpower rivalry and the end of the Cold War, Paul G. Lewis; the superpowers and regional conflict - South Asia and South Africa, David Potter; superpower rivalry and US hegemony in Central America, Anthony G. McGrew. Part 2 Technology and global integration: military technology and the dynamics of global militarization, Anthony G. McGrew; regimes and the global commons - space, environment and oceans, John Vogler; global technologies and political change in Eastern Europe, Nigel Swain. Part 3 A global economy?: the international economic order between the wars, Richard Bessel; the nature and government of the global economy, Jeremy Mitchell; economic autonomy of Third-World states within the global economy, David Potter; conceptualizing the global economy, Roger Tooze. Part 4 Modernity, globalization and the nation-state: modernization, globalization and the nation-state, Michael Smith; modernity and universal human rights, John Vincent; Islam as a global political force, Brian Beeley; global politics in a transitional era, Anthony G. McGrew.show more