Contemporary International Relations Frameworks for Understanding

ISBN-10: 0321089995

ISBN-13: 9780321089991

Edition: 6th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Daniel S. Papp

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*JS735-7, 0-321-08999-5, Papp, Daniel S., Contemporary International Relations: Fireworks for Understanding, 6th Edition*\ The text confronts readers with our rapidly changing twenty first century world that is increasingly complex, diverse, and interdependent. The book combines theoretical constructs with real world examples, vignettes, and case studies to help students form a practical understanding of international politics. For those interested in international politics.
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List price: $199.80
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/21/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

International Relations in the Twenty-First Century
What the Twenty-First Century World is Like
Forces Behind Change
Analyzing Contemporary International Relations
Levels of Analysis as an Analytical Tool
Frameworks for Understanding
The Participants' Framework: Actors and Interests in International Relations
The State, Nationalism, and the National Interest
Sovereignty, Legitimacy, and Duty
State, Nation, and Nation-State
The Evolution of the State System to 1870
The Evolution of the State System: 1870 to Today
The National Interest
The State and the "Balance of Power"
Challenges to the State
International Governmental Organizations
The Structure and Function of Modern IGOs
The Evolution of IGOs
The United Nations and Its Related Organizations
The European Union: A Supranational IGO
The Future of IGOs
Multinational Organizations
The Size and Scope of Twenty-First Century MNCs
The Organization and Operation of MNCs
Twenty-First Century MNCs
MNCs and States: Sovereignty at Bay?
MNCs as World Citizens: Claims and Counterclaims
Nongovernmental Organizations, Individuals, and Other International Actors
Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs)
Individuals in International Affairs
Ethnic/National Liberation Organizations
Terrorist Groups and Movements
Transnational Religious Groups and Movements
Transnational Political Parties and Movements
The Systemic Framework: The Actors in the International System
Foreign Policy Decision Making
The Foreign Policy Process and Foreign Policy: An Overview
The Foreign Policy Process
Formulating the Policies of Other International Actors
Rationality and Impediments to Rationality
The Actors and Their Interactions
The Rise and Fall of the East-West Conflict
Early Twentieth-Century International Systems
Origins of the Cold War and the Bipolar System
The Evolution of the East-West Conflict and the Bipolar System
The Legacy of the East-West Conflict and the Bipolar System
The North-South Conflict
Defining the Conflict
The Evolution of the Developing World
The Objectives of the Developing World
The Debate Over Development and Modernization
Dangers of the North-South Conflict
The Perceptual Framework: The Varied View of the Global Community
Perceptions and Policy in International Relations
The Sources of Perceptions
Case Studies: Vietnam and Kosovo
Nonstate Actors and Perceptions
Views from the Developed World
Levels of Analysis Revisited
The Shared Perceptions of Developed States
The United States' Outlook
European Perceptions
Japan's Perceptions
The Outlook from Russia
Perceptions and Policy
Outlooks from the Developing World
Sources of Developing World Perceptions
Developing World Views on International Economics
Selected Outlooks from the Developing World
China's Outlooks
The Developing World in Perspective
The Instrumental Framework: The Tools of Power in International Politics
Views of Power
Aspects of Power
Constituents of Power
Declaratory Policy versus Actual Policy
Economic Parameters of Power
The Reemergence of Economics: Present and Past
Theoretical Perspectives
Major International Financial and Economic Institutions
The Evolution of the International Economic System: 1945-1995
A New System Emerges: 1995-Today
International Economics and Power
Military Parameters of Power
Military Power in the Twenty-First Century
Conventional Weapons in a Nuclear Age
Nuclear Weapons and International Relations
Nonnuclear Weapons of Mass Destruction and Information Warfare
Military Capabilities of Nonstate Actors
Military Capabilities and Power
Other Parameters of Power: International Law, Diplomacy, and Sociopolitical Elements of Power
International Law
Sociopolitical Elements of Power
International Law, Diplomacy, and Sociopolitical Elements of Power: An Assessment
The Argumentative Framework: Issues of International Publics
International Political Economic Issues
Net Assessment
War, Peace, and Violence
Typologies of International Conflict
The Causes of War and International Violence
Alternate Paths to Peace
War, Peace, and Violence in the Twenty-First Century
Human Rights and Conflicts of Values
Human Rights
Conflicts of Values
The Environment and Health
The Environment
Global Responses to Environmental Deterioration
The Futuristic Framework: Where is the World Going?
Toward 2100
The International System in Transition
Critical Areas of International Change
Toward 2100
Photo Credits
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