Introduction to Global Politics A Reader

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Introduction to Global Politics A Reader by Masker, John S., 9780199796250
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  • ISBN: 9780199796250 | 0199796254
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/15/2011

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Thebestvariety of readings--from both classic and contemporary sources including academic works, news articles, and government documents Thebestcoverage of alternative theories--going beyond realism, liberalism, and constructivism to feminist, Marxist, and contemporary theories Moving beyond the almost exclusively liberal and realist readings included in other anthologies,Introduction to Global Politics: A Readerprovides a better balance of canonical essays and more recent scholarship representing contemporary work in the constructivist, feminist, Marxist, and postmodern traditions. Renowned contributors include Paul Krugman on what undergraduates need to know about international trade; Kenneth N. Waltz on the relevance of realism after the Cold War; Thomas Homer-Dixon on eco-terrorism; and Cynthia Enloe on Abu Ghraib. Other experts address such compelling topics as landmines, global hunger, jihad, torture, and cyber-terrorism. This unique volume also presents genuine non-Western voices in the field, including Choong Yong Ahn on the impact of the 2008 global financial crisis on Asia and Navnita Chadha Behera on re-imagining IR in India. Introduction to Global Politicsis enhanced by numerous pedagogical features including: * Chapter introductionsthat provide historical overviews of major issues, coverage of key academic debates, and insightful questions to guide students in their reading * Article introductionsdiscussing relevant issues and highlighting key terms * Discussion questionsandkey terms listsfollowing each article and chapter * An extensive glossary of termsthat are integral to the study of IR Ideal for courses in IR, global studies, and world politics,Introduction to Global Politics: A Readeroffers a robust and flexible set of readings on both theories and issues. It also helps students to make explicit connections between academic thinking and the "real world" of international events, problems, and issues. PACKAGING & SAVINGS PACKAGEIntroduction to Global Politics: A Readerwith any of the textbooks below for use in your course and SAVE YOUR STUDENTS 20%! Introduction to Global Politics(978-0-19-538527-4) Steven L. Lamy, John Baylis, Steve Smith, and Patricia Owens Introduction to Global Politics,Brief Edition (978-0-19-976583-6) Steven L. Lamy, John Baylis, Steve Smith, and Patricia Owens The Globalization of World Politics,Fifth Edition (978-0-19-956909-0) John Baylis, Steve Smith, and Patricia Owens World Politics in a New Era,Fifth Edition (978-0-19-976627-7) Steven Spiegel, Elizabeth Matthews, Jennifer Taw, and Kristen Williams Please contact your Oxford University Press sales representative at 800.280.0280 for more information.

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