The Penguin dictionary of international relations
Graham Evans, Jeffrey. Newnham
Penguin Group USA, 1998 - Reference - 623 pages
This marvellously comprehensive dictionary offers an authoritative overview of the complex- and constantly shifting- world of contemporary international relations. Ranging from a succint explanation of the Clinton Doctrine to coverage of the latest developments in the former Yugoslavia via an account of the working of the G7, this is an indispensable guide to the events, organizations, theories and concepts that are shaping today's global community. Full coverage of major events, from the Yalta Conference to the Persian Gulf War, from Hiroshima to the Camp David Accords; Substancial articles on fundamental political and philosophical concepts, such as intervention, nationalism and just war; Detailed descriptions of key organizations, from ANC to UNO; Concise explanations of specialist terms, including agent-structure, mixed actor model, neorealism, zero-sum; Summaries of key developments since 1989- big emerging markets (BEMs), critical theory, ethnic cleansing.
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