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Global politics : engaging a complex world

Author: Mark A Boyer; Natalie Florea Hudson; Michael J Butler
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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What are the crucial elements of a strong Global Politics program? This is the question we posed to instructors around the country. The answer: critical thinking and theory. These constitute the foundation of Global Politics: Engaging a Complex World. This contemporary presentation stresses the importance of global events and offers students a number of lenses through which to view the world around them. With  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Boyer; Natalie Florea Hudson; Michael J Butler
ISBN: 9780078024818 0078024811
OCLC Number: 804144527
Description: xix, 542 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Thinking about global politics --
2. Interpreting power: a level-of-analysis approach --
3. Nations, states and identity --
4. Globalization: politics from above and below --
5. International organizations: global and regional governance --
6. Pursuing security --
7. Conflict and conflict management --
8. International law and transitional justice --
9. Global political economy : protecting wealth in the dominant system --
10. Global political economy: a search for equity in the dependent system --
11. Human rights: a tool for preserving and enhancing human dignity --
12. Global political ecology
Responsibility: Mark A. Boyer, Natalie F. Hudson, Michael J. Butler.

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What are the crucial elements of a strong Global Politics program? This is the question we posed to instructors around the country. The answer: critical thinking and theory. These constitute the foundation of Global Politics: Engaging a Complex World. This contemporary presentation stresses the importance of global events and offers students a number of lenses through which to view the world around them. With Connect, Global Politics is an integrated print and digital content program geared toward undergraduate students taking a first-time international relations course. This highly accessible, comprehensive, yet concise text will help students develop a deep appreciation of global politics--equipping them to encounter the threats and opportunities of their generation.

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