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The Globalization of World Politics : An Introduction to International Relations

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The Globalization of World Politics is the bestselling introduction to international relations, offering the most comprehensive coverage of the key theories and global issues in world politics. The seventh edition features several brand new chapters that reflect the very latest developments in the field, including those on Feminism, and Race, to ensure the book continues to cover those topics that will define the key issues in IR into the future. New pedagogical features help readers to evaluate key IR debates and apply theory and IR concepts to real world events. Leading scholars in the field introduce readers to the history, theory, structures and key issues in IR, providing students with an ideal introduction and a constant guide throughout their studies. Students and lecturers are further supported by the following online resources : Student resources: IR simulations IR theory in practice case studies Video podcasts from the contributors Guidance on how to evaluate the opposing opinions feature Interactive library of links to journal articles, blogs and video content Flash card glossary Multiple choice questions Revision guide Instructor Resources: Case studies Test bank - a fully customisable resource containing ready-made assessments with which to test your students Question bank - a bank of short answer and essay questions for testing your students PowerPoint slides Figures and tables from the bookshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 195 x 262 x 26mm | 1,340g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0198739850
  • 9780198739852
  • 6,484

About John Baylis

John Baylis is Emeritus Professor of Politics and International Relations and a former Pro Vice Chancellor at Swansea University. Steve Smith is Vice-Chancellor and Professor of International Relations at the University of Exeter. Patricia Owens is Professor of International Relations at the University of Sussex.show more

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It is distinct from other textbooks in its breadth of coverage... it is challenging and engaging, without being either overly simplistic or too in depth and specialized for a first year course.show more

Table of contents

PART ONE: THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT; PART TWO: THEORIES OF WORLD POLITICS; PART THREE: STRUCTURES AND PROCESSES; PART FOUR: INTERNATIONAL ISSUESshow more

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It is distinct from other textbooks in its breadth of coverage... it is challenging and engaging, without being either overly simplistic or too in depth and specialized for a first year course.show more

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