International Relations: A Concise Introduction (2nd New edition)

International Relations: A Concise Introduction (2nd New edition)

By: Michael Nicholson (author), Karin M. Fierke (foreword_author)Hardback

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This introductory text has been written for students beginning international relations or requiring a brief but comprehensive overview. It outlines key theories, approaches and controversies and shows how they relate to the realities of the international system including such contemporary challenges like environmental degradation as well as the more traditional concerns of violence and war, poverty and inequality. The second edition has been revised and updated throughout with new chapters added on globalization and on post positivist theory.

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MICHAEL NICHOLSON was sometime Professor of International Relations, University of Sussex.


Introduction: Aspects of Anarchy States, Nations and Governments Beyond the State: Non-State Actors in the Modern World A Brief History of the Twentieth Century Imperialism, Post Imperialism and Neo-Imperialism Theories of International Relations Post Positivist Theories and Change Security, Violence and the Military The Global Political Economy Globalization The Global Environment Moral Issues in International Relations Conclusion

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  • publication date: 20/05/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780333948729
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780333948729
  • weight: 413
  • ISBN10: 0333948726
  • edition: 2nd New edition

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