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Introducing International Relations.

Author: Paul Sharp
Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This exciting new textbook provides an accessible and lively introduction to international relations for students encountering the subject for the first time. Presenting complex ideas, concepts and arguments in a straightforward and conversational way, the textbook explains international relations from a diplomatic perspective, emphasizing co-existence in the absence of agreement, and developing students' ability  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Textbooks
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Sharp
ISBN: 9781315099064 1315099063 9781351581974 135158197X
OCLC Number: 1023835079
Description: 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction: why study international relations and other basic questions --
chapter 2 International theory, Realism, and power politics --
chapter 3 3Liberalism and building world orders --
chapter 4 Post-positivist theories of international relations --
chapter 5 Foreign policy --
chapter 6 6International conflict and competition --
chapter 7 7Military power and war --
chapter 8 International law, international organization, and human rights --
chapter 9 International trade and international production --
chapter 10 International and global finance --
chapter 11 11International and regional integration and disintegration --
chapter 12 12Natural resources, population, and the environment --
chapter 13 North-South gaps and old-new gaps --
chapter 14 Economic, human, and political development --
chapter 15 Conclusions.

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"This exciting new textbook provides an accessible and lively introduction to international relations for students encountering the subject for the first time. Presenting complex ideas, concepts and arguments in a straightforward and conversational way, the textbook explains international relations from a diplomatic perspective, emphasizing co-existence in the absence of agreement, and developing students' ability to make sense of the current conditions of international uncertainty. Introducing students to the major theories and issues in international relations, each chapter: is written to a common structure, dividing each topic into sections with learning objectives within each section to provide points of focus for students and instructors includes extensive text box examples and short case studies for reflection and discussion provides key terms, key takeaways and simple exercises which require short responses offers a suggested list of further readings for those who wish to explore a topic further is supported by a companion website which provides students and instructors with quizzes on terms and concepts, and includes updates on key cases and examples The first introductory textbook to take a diplomatic approach, this text is essential reading for all those looking to take their first steps into the study of international relations in an era of uncertainty."--Provided by publisher.

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