International Relations Brief, 2013-2014 Update (6th Revised edition)

International Relations Brief, 2013-2014 Update (6th Revised edition)

By: Jon C. Pevehouse (author), Joshua S. Goldstein (author)Paperback

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In this Section: 1) Brief Table of Contents 2) Full Table of Contents 1) Brief Table of Contents Chapter 1: The Globalization of International Relations Chapter 2: Realist Theories Chapter 3: Liberal and Social Theories Chapter 4: Conflict, War, and Terrorism Chapter 5: Trade and Finance Chapter 6: International Organization, Law, and Human Rights Chapter 7: North-South Relations Chapter 8: Environment and Technology 2) Full Table of Contents Chapter 1: The Globalization of International Relations Globalization, International Relations, and Daily Life Core Principles IR as a Field of Study Actors and Influences State Actors Nonstate Actors Levels of Analysis Globalization Global Geography The Evolving International System The Cold War, 1945-1990 The Post-Cold War Era, 1990-2012 Chapter 2: Realist Theories Realism Power Defining Power Estimating Power Elements of Power The International System Anarchy and Sovereignty Balance of Power Great Powers and Middle Powers Power Distribution Hegemony Alliances Purposes of Alliances NATO Other Alliances Strategy Statecraft Rationality The Prisoner's Dilemma Chapter 3: Liberal and Social Theories Liberal Traditions The Waning of War Kant and Peace Liberal Institutionalism International Regimes Collective Security The Democratic Peace Domestic Influences Bureaucracies Interest Groups Public Opinion Legislatures Making Foreign Policy Models of Decision Making Individual Decision Makers Group Psychology Crisis Management Social Theories Constructivism Postmodernism Marxism Peace Studies Gender Theories Why Gender Matters The Masculinity of Realism Gender in War and Peace Women in IR Difference Feminism versus Liberal Feminism? Postmodern Feminism Chapter 4: Conflict, War, and Terrorism The Wars of the World Types of War Theories of the Causes of War Conflicts of Ideas Nationalism Ethnic Conflict Religious Conflict Ideological Conflict Conflicts of Interest Territorial Disputes Control of Governments Economic Conflict Conventional Military Forces Land Forces: Controlling Territory Naval Forces: Controlling the Seas Air Forces: Controlling the Skies Coordinating Forces: Logistics and Intelligence Evolving Technologies Terrorism Weapons of Mass Destruction Nuclear Weapons Ballistic Missiles and Other Delivery Systems Chemical and Biological Weapons Proliferation Nuclear Strategy and Arms Control States and Militaries Military Economics Control of Military Forces Chapter 5: Trade and Finance Theories of Trade Liberalism and Mercantilism Comparative Advantage Political Interference in Markets Protectionism Trade Regimes The World Trade Organization Bilateral and Regional Agreements Cartels Industries and Interest Groups Enforcement of Trade Rules Economic Globalization The World Economy, 1750-Present Resistance to Trade Globalization, Financial Markets, and the Currency System The Currency System International Currency Exchange Why Currencies Rise or Fall Central Banks The World Bank and the IMF State Financial Positions National Accounts International Debt Multinational Business Multinational Corporations Foreign Direct Investment Host and Home Government Relations Chapter 6: International Organization, Law, and Human Rights Globalization and Integration Roles of International Organizations The United Nations The UN System The Security Council Peacekeeping Forces The Secretariat The General Assembly UN Programs Autonomous Agencies The European Union Integration Theory The Vision of a United Europe The Treaty of Rome Structure of the European Union The Single European Act The Maastricht Treaty Monetary Union Expanding the European Union The Lisbon Treaty International Law Sources of International Law Enforcement of International Law The World Court International Cases in National Courts Laws of Diplomacy Just War Doctrine Human Rights Individual Rights versus Sovereignty Human Rights Institutions War Crimes Chapter 7: North-South Relations The State of the South Basic Human Needs World Hunger Rural and Urban Populations Women in Developing Countries Migration and Refugees Theories of Accumulation Economic Accumulation The World-System Imperialism Effects of Colonialism Postcolonial Dependency Development Experiences The Newly Industrializing Countries The Chinese Experience India Takes Off Other Experiments Import Substitution and Export-Led Growth Concentrating Capital for Manufacturing Corruption North-South Capital Flows Foreign Investment North-South Debt IMF Conditionality The South in International Economic Regimes Foreign Assistance Patterns of Foreign Assistance Types of Foreign Assistance The Politics of Foreign Assistance The Impact of Foreign Assistance Chapter 8: Environment and Technology Interdependence and the Environment Sustainable Development Managing the Environment The Atmosphere Biodiversity Forests and Oceans Pollution Natural Resources World Energy Minerals Water Disputes Population The Demographic Transition Population Policies Disease The Power of Information Networking the World Information as a Tool of Governments Information as a Tool against Governments Telecommunications and Global Culture Conclusion

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  • publication date: 09/07/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780205971435
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780205971435
  • weight: 592
  • ISBN10: 0205971431
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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