Global Politics in a Changing World: A Reader

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Cengage Learning, Jun 1, 2008 - Political Science - 528 pages
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Global Politics in a Changing World blends conceptual writings on international relations with current events coverage from journalistic sources. Case materials in this reader are drawn from all major geographic regions in order to emphasize the global na
  

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Contents

OUT OF CONTROL? THE RISE OF POSTMODERN WAR AND TERRORISM
33
WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION THINKING ABOUT THE UNTHINKABLE AGAIN
75
DEMOCRACY A GLOBAL INSTITUTION?
106
FAILED STATES
140
SOLVING SHARED PROBLEMS INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
168
TIES THAT BIND THE RISE OF TRANSNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
200
THY BROTHERS KEEPER HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW IN THE POSTINTERNATIONAL ERA
237
THE PROBLEM OF SOFT SECURITY CRIME DISEASE AND DANGEROUS PRODUCTS IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD
265
MANAGING A GLOBAL ECONOMY
293
POVERTY AND DEVELOPMENT
327
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE GLOBAL COMMONS
362
IMMIGRANTS REFUGEES AND DIASPORAS POPULATION MOVEMENTS ACROSS BORDERS
391
THE CLASH OF CULTURES AND IDENTITIES
419
GENDER AND GLOBAL POLITICS
450
GLOBALIZATION LOCALIZATION AND POLITICS
480
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About the author (2008)

Richard Mansbach is Professor of Political Science at Iowa State University. He has published numerous scholarly texts and articles on international relations theory and practice.

Edward Rhodes teaches world politics at Rutgers, where he is also Director of the Center for Global Security and Democracy. He has published extensively in his field.

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