World Politics: The Menu for Choice

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Cengage Learning, Jun 23, 2005 - Political Science - 592 pages
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Get the tools you need to understand the vast and complex subject of international relations with WORLD POLITICS: THE MENU FOR CHOICE. This textbook incorporates current scholarship and insightful analysis and provides an introduction to game theory as a model for analyzing international relations.
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Contents

Analyzing World Politics
1
International Conflict and Cooperation
193
International Political Economy
341
Challenges for the New Millennium
477
Glossary
521
Chronology of World Events
530
Characteristics of States in the Contemporary International System
535
Name Index
543
Subject Index
551
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BRUCE RUSSETT is Dean Acheson Professor of International Relations and Director of United Nations Studies at Yale University. Since 1972 he has edited the Journal of Conflict Resolution and has been president of the International Studies Association and the Peace Science Society (International). He has also taught at Columbia University, M.I.T., and the Free University of Brussels, and was Visiting Professor of International Capital Markets Law at the University of Tokyo. His publications include 21 books and approximately 200 articles.

HARVEY STARR is the Dag Hammarskjold Professor in International Affairs and Chair of the Department of Government and International Studies at the University of South Carolina. He is the former president of the Conflict Processes Section of the American Political Science Association (1992-95), APSA V-Pvice resident (1996-96), and President of the Peace Science Society (2000-01). Currently Associate Editor of the Journal of Politics, he served as Editor of International Interactions from 1991-2000. He specializes in international relations theory and method, international conflict, geopolitics, and foreign policy analysis.

DAVID KINSELLA is Associate Professor of Political Science in the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University, where he teaches courses on national security policy, international relations theory, political economy, and research methodology. He is former president of the International Studies Association's Midwest Region. He has also taught at American University, the University of Missouri, and Yale, and was a Mershon postdoctoral fellow at Ohio State University. His areas of research include the arms trade, Third World arms production, political economy of national defense, and international conflict processes. His articles have appeared in International Studies Quarterly, Review of International Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, and elsewhere.

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