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Readings on How the World Works Current Issues in International Relations

ISBN-10: 032140999X

ISBN-13: 9780321409997

Edition: 2010

Authors: Russell Bova

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Readings on How the World Workspresents writings on contemporary issues in international relations and provides examples of how the fieldrsquo;s major theories explain real-world events. Designed to complement the coverage in survey texts likeHow the World Works, this reader balances analytical and descriptive selections that are accessible for students new to political science. Both easy and inexpensive to add as a supplement in any course,Readings on How the World Workshelps students develop a more systematic and enduring understanding of international relations.
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List price: $64.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 2/26/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Preface
How to Think about World Politics
Realism and Its Critics
"The Tragedy of Great Power Politics"
"International Systems: Vicious Circles and Virtuous Circles"
"Constructing International Politics"
"Searching for the Princess?"
Historical Perspectives
Continuity and Change in World Politics
"Historical Reality vs. Neo-Realist Theory"
"The Use and Abuse of History: Munich, Vietnam and Iraq"
Levels of Analysis
The Making of Foreign Policy
"The Causes of Nuclear Proliferation"
"The War over Israel's Influence" with responses
"The Iraq Syndrome"
"The Iraq War of 2003"
War and Violence in World Politics
The Realist's World
"Theories of War in an Era of Leading-Power Peace"
"The Next War of the World"
"After Proliferation: What to Do if More States Go Nuclear"
"Terrorphobia: Our False Sense of Insecurity"
International Law and Organization
The Promise of Liberal Institutionalism
"International Institutions: Can Interdependence Work?"
"Leading Through Law"
"Why the Security Council Failed"
"The Illusion of U.N. Security Council Reform"
The Human Rights Revolution
The Construction of International Norms
"Transnational Politics, International Relations Theory, and Human Rights"
"Raising Expectations?: Civil Society's Influence on Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy"
"Making Human Rights Treaties Work: Global Legal Information and Human Rights in the 21st Century"
"Humanitarian Intervention after Iraq: Legal Ideals vs. Military Realities"
Economic Globalization
The Consequences of Liberal Commercialism
"How the World Works"
"Trade Talk"
"Meeting the China Challenge"
"Trading in Illusions"
"Sinking Globalization"
Transnational Actors and Issues
The State System Under Stress
"Power Shift"
"Sovereignty"
"What Resource Wars?"
"The Connection Has Been Reset"
Global Futures
"History's Back: Ambitious Autocracies, Hesitant Democracies"
"The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention"
"The Clash of Civilizations?"
"The Case Against the West: America and Europe in the Asian Century"
"Let Women Rule"