International Relations and Globalisation in the 21st Century
- Jeffrey Haynes - London Metropolitan University, UK
- Peter Hough - Middlesex University, UK
- Shahin Malik - London Metropolitan University, UK
- Lloyd Pettiford - Nottingham University, UK
Globalization | International Relations (General) | International Studies
A crucial companion for your International Relations course
Helping you to successfully navigate the exciting and complex field of global politics, this book gives you a clear overview of the field and will make sure you get the most out of your course.
In the book:
- Chapters on every key area, from liberalism to law, from history to human rights and from terrorism to transnational actors
- New chapters on Migration and Feminist Theory
- New case studies including on Donald Trump and the refugee crisis
- “How to Impress your Examiner” boxes in every chapter with hints on what to do to get those top marks
- Reflection boxes in every chapter to help you flex your analytic skills and get discussions with your fellow students going
- Plenty to help you master theory, with a range of dedicated theory chapters, concept boxes included throughout, and lots of case studies so you can see how theories apply to the real world
- Annotated reading lists and pointers to online resources, making it easy to delve into topics further
This is a clear, accessible and useful introduction to major issues and theories in world politics – an up-to-date and engaging guide through the latest debates and developments in the study of the world around us.
This is an excellent textbook that offers a comprehensive and accessible discussion of contemporary IR theory and global issues. It should prove to be an invaluable resource to both students and teachers of IR.
Rich in themes, comprehensive in scope, and with a modern lay-out, this text represents a very useful tool for students interested in understanding the complex realities of world politics.
World Politics provides comprehensive yet accessible coverage of the leading forces and issues in contemporary international politics and international relations. It sensitively balances the twin demands of providing theory and practical case studies whilst ranging across historical context, globalisation, international and intergovernmental organisations, and exploring future trends. Updated and written in a lively style by subject-specific experts of long-standing, it will no doubt continue to be a key core text on undergraduate courses in International Relations, Diplomacy, International Development, Peace and Conflict Studies and Politics.
As an introduction to International Relations this textbook is fantastic. It offers a comprehensive coverage of many of the most pertinent issues facing international society today. The layout of the book is clear and the design used is aesthetically pleasing. Highly recommended.
very accessible reading for students