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Issues in 21st Century World Politics By Edited by Mark Beeson

Issues in 21st Century World Politics
by Edited by Mark Beeson

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From climate change and financial crisis to new security challenges and the rise of new powers, this major text brings together specially-commissioned and carefully edited contributions by a range of leading scholars to provide a very accessible and genuinely global introduction to the key issues in international relations today.
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Issues in 21st Century World Politics by Edited by Mark Beeson

A fresh, new text introducing the key issues that shape the nature of the international system and global politics in the 21st Century. Suitable for students on introductory courses considering the substance of IR and global politics, this is a major title. The book offers a modern approach to the subject of world politics and covers an increased number of issues, such as the financial crises and migration, in order to reflect the expansion of course curricula in recent years. With contributions from a team of leading international scholars this is a dynamic yet focussed text designed to spark interest and understanding.

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Issues in 21st Century World Politics Reviews

"This excellent and well integrated collection of high-quality chapters introduces and addresses the key questions that face the international system in the first half of the twenty-first century. Readable and engaging, it is a must buy for students of world politics." - Professor Michael Cox, London School of Economics. "Combining intellectual rigor and contemporary focus, a wide-ranging portrait of the global system bringing together leading scholars to reflect on the great changes underway in world politics " - Professor G. John Ikenberry, Princeton University '[W]ell written, insightful, and tightly argued essays on important issues... address their subjects with keen analytic eyes that provide the reader with information, vision, and insights... [A]n important and useful book.' - A.J. Waskey, Choice '[A]n excellent outline of the main challenges confronting twenty-first-century international politics... The breadth and scope of Beeson and Bisley's collection makes it an invaluable reference sources for anyone interested in the chaning patterns and possible future trajectories of world affairs.' - Emilian Kavalski, Political Studies

About Edited by Mark Beeson

MARK BEESON is Winthrop Professor in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Western Australia and formerly Professor of International Relations, University of Birmingham, UK. NICK BISLEY is Associate Professor of International Relations, La Trobe University, Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Issues in Twenty-First World Politics; Mark Beeson and Nick Bisley PART I: EVOLUTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM Globalization and Statehood; Philip G. Cerny Regions and Regionalism in World Politics; Shaun Breslin Climate Change and the Politics of the Global Environment; Neil Carter Global Power Shift: The Decline of the West and the Rise of the Rest?; Nick Bisley There are alternatives: The Washington consensus versus state capitalism; Mark Beeson Democracy and Democratization; William Case Nationalism and Ethnicity in World Politics; Richard W. Mansbach PART II: CONFLICT, CRISES AND AUTHORITY Old and New Wars; Matt Killingsworth Transnational Terrorism; Andrew Phillips Peace Operations and Humanitarian Intervention; Alex J. Bellamy The New World of Security; Mely Cabellero-Anthony Gender Matters; Laura J. Shepherd Inequality and Underdevelopment in World Politics; Ray Kiely Energy Security and World Politics; Frank Umbach Global Financial Crises; Timothy J. Sinclair Governing the Global Economy; Richard Higgott Population Movement and its Impact on World Politics; Anne Hammerstad

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Issues in 21st Century World Politics by Edited by Mark Beeson
Edited by Mark Beeson
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