Issues in 21st Century World Politics

Issues in 21st Century World Politics

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Fully revised, the second edition of this popular text provides an incisive and accessible survey of the key issues in world politics. Written by an international team of experts, the text includes new chapters on the media and international law, as well as updated chapters on pressing issues such as climate change and resource security.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 20mm | 552g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed. 2013
  • 1 black & white tables
  • 0230362877
  • 9780230362871
  • 602,419

Table of contents

Issues in 21st Century World Politics: An Introduction - Mark Beeson and Nick Bisley Emerging Powers and the Changing Global Landscape - Nick Bisley Globalization and Statehood - Philip G. Cerny Governing the Global Economy: Multilateral Economic Institutions - Richard Higgot Regions and Regionalism in World Politics - Shaun Breslin Global Financial Crises - Timothy J. Sinclair Ways of War in the 21st Century - Caroline Kennedy and Thomas Waldman Peace-keeping Operations and Humanitarian Intervention - Alex J. Bellamy Transnational Terrorism - Andrew Phillips New Forms of Security and the Challenge for Human Security - Edward Newman Inequality and Underdevelopment - Ray Kiely Population Movement and its Impact on World Politics - Anne Hammerstad Climate Change and the Politics of the Global Environment - Neil Carter Energy Security and World Politics - Amelia Hadfield Nationalism and Ethnicity - Richard W. Mansbach Gendering World Politics in the 21st Century - Rahel Kunz and Marianne H. Marchand Democracy and Democratic Change - William Case International Law, Justice and World Politics - Aidan Hehir Media and World Politics - Peter van Onselen After Neoliberalism: Varieties of Capitalism in World Politics - Mark Beeson Conclusion: Paradoxes, Problems, Prospects - Mark Beeson and Nick Bisley
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'The editors are to be congratulated on this outstanding new edition. In a world where all the signposts seem to be disappearing - where the novel and the unexpected have become the norm - this most readable and comprehensive book is a wonderful guide to the central issues facing us all in the 21st century.' - Michael Cox, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
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About Mark Beeson

Mark Beeson is Winthrop Professor in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Western Australia and formerly Professor of International Relations, University of Birmingham, UK. Nick Bisley is Professor of International Relations, La Trobe University, Australia.
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