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The Global Agenda By Edited by Charles W. Kegley, Jr.

The Global Agenda
by Edited by Charles W. Kegley, Jr.

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This text offers a balanced set of readings, analyzing the dynamics of world politics with readings written by political scientists. Many of these readings - 43 in all - have been written exclusively for this volume.
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The Global Agenda: Issues and Perspectives by Edited by Charles W. Kegley, Jr.

This text offers a balanced set of readings, analyzing the dynamics of world politics with readings written by political scientists. Many of these readings - 43 in all - have been written exclusively for this volume. The book aims to cover the most important and current issues in the study of international relations. The readings are categorized into one of two types: high politics, focusing on peace and security, and low politics, focusing on issues of material and non-material well-being.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Arms and influence: power, capability and influence in international politics; force or trade - the costs and benefits of two paths to global influence; the future of military power - the continuing utility of force; the obsolescence of major war; nuclear myths and political realities; war in the post-Cold War era - structural perspectives on the causes of war; what should be done with nuclear arsenals? Disarmament and weapons proliferation; controlling the global trade in arms; disorder in the new world order? The future of terrorism; sanctions - a look at the record; the changing nature of world power. Part 2 Discord and collaboration: models of international relations - realist and neoliberal perspectives on conflict and co-operation; Cold War, chill peace - prospects for world order and disorder; great-power relations; paths to peace in the 21st century; southern perspectives on world order; the coming clash of civilizations - or the West against the rest; Islam and liberal democracy - Muslim perceptions and Western reactions; human rights in the new world order; out of the cold - humanitarian intervention in the 1990s.

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The Global Agenda: Issues and Perspectives by Edited by Charles W. Kegley, Jr.
Edited by Charles W. Kegley, Jr.
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
1994-11-30
432
0070340439
9780070340435
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