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Chapter 1. The Globalization of International RelationsChapter 2. Liberal and Social Theories Chapter 3. Foreign Policy Chapter 4. International Conflict Chapter 5. Military Force and Terrorism Chapter 6. International Organization, Law, and Human Rights Chapter 7. International Trade Chapter 8. Global Finance and Business Chapter 9. International Integration Chapter 10. Environment and Population Chapter 11. The North-South Gap Chapter 12. International DevelopmentChapter 13. Postscript