Introduction to International Relations: Power and Justice (United States ed 4th revised ed)

Introduction to International Relations: Power and Justice (United States ed 4th revised ed)

By: Theodore A. Couloumbis (author)Paperback

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Couloumbis/Wolfe balances between a current event (its approach could be called conceptual rather than policy) approach and a theoretical approach. It has a theme of power and justice.

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I. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS IN A POLITICAL SETTING. 1. Approaches to the Study of Politics. 2. The Study of International Relations: Theory and Practice. 3. The Balance-of-Power System and Its Variations. II. NATIONAL ACTORS: THEIR ATTRIBUTES, INTERESTS AND POLICIES. 4. The Nation-State and Nationalism. 5. Power and Capabilities of Nation-States. 6. National Interest and Other Interests. 7. Foreign-Policy Decision Making. III. INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL PROCESSES: CIVILIZED ACTORS IN A PRIMITIVE SYSTEM. 8. Diplomacy and Statecraft. 9. Intelligence. Covert Action, and Other Nonmilitary Instruments of Coercion. 10. War and Its Causes. 11. Modes and Levels of Warfare. 12. The Control of Conflict in the International System. IV. THE RUDIMENTARY INSTITUTIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM. 13. International Law: Fact or Fiction? 14. The Great Experiments in Global Organization. 15. The Theory and Practice of Functionalism and Regional Integration. V. THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM IN TRANSITION. 16. The International Economy: Widening the Political Net? 17. The Gap between Rich and Poor: Reassessing the Meaning and Process of Development. 18. New and Neglected Actors in the International System. 19. Threats Facing Humankind. Index.

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  • publication date: 01/10/1989
  • ISBN13: 9780134846842
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9780134846842
  • weight: 1212
  • ISBN10: 0134846842
  • edition: United States ed 4th revised ed

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