International Relations Theory

The Essentials

Author: Oliver Daddow

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446276473

Category: Political Science

Page: 360

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International Relations Theory: The Essentials provides a complete and concise introduction to the study of international relations theory, covering the main theories that you'll encounter on your course. In addition, its helpful study skills section shows you how to apply your knowledge to coursework and examinations, ensuring that you get the most out of your studies. This revised second edition includes: Coverage of the key theories in international relations, including new sections on Democratic Peace Theory, Pluralism and Solidarism and Norms An updated study skills section giving you guidance on responding to feedback and avoiding plagiarism, along with hints and tips for good essay writing, how to get the most out of lectures and seminars, and exam preparation A number of useful learning features; from 'questions to ponder' and 'common pitfalls', to lists of further reading and 'taking it further' boxes, which suggest ways in which you can extend your thinking beyond the classroom Written in a clear and accessible style, International Relations Theory: The Essentials is the perfect primer for both undergraduate and graduate students new to the topic of international relations theory, or for those simply looking for a refresher.
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Handbook of International Relations

Author: Walter Carlsnaes,Thomas Risse,Beth A Simmons

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 144626503X

Category: Political Science

Page: 904

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The original Handbook of International Relations was the first authoritative and comprehensive survey of the field of international relations. In this eagerly-awaited new edition, the Editors have once again drawn together a team of the world's leading scholars of international relations to provide a state-of-the-art review and indispensable guide to the field, ensuring its position as the pre-eminent volume of its kind. The Second Edition has been expanded to 33 chapters and fully revised, with new chapters on the following contemporary topics: - Normative Theory in IR - Critical Theories and Poststructuralism - Efforts at Theoretical Synthesis in IR: Possibilities and Limits - International Law and International Relations - Transnational Diffusion: Norms, Ideas and Policies - Comparative Regionalism - Nationalism and Ethnicity - Geopolitics in the 21st Century - Terrorism and International Relations - Religion and International Politics - International Migration A truly international undertaking, this Handbook reviews the many historical, philosophical, analytical and normative roots to the discipline and covers the key contemporary topics of research and debate today. The Handbook of International Relations remains an essential benchmark publication for all advanced undergraduates, graduate students and academics in politics and international relations.
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Politics UK

Author: Bill Jones,Philip Norton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317581032

Category: Political Science

Page: 640

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The revised and updated eighth edition of the bestselling textbook Politics UK is an indispensible introduction to British politics. It provides a thorough and accessible overview of the institutions and processes of British government, a good grounding in British political history and an incisive introduction to the issues facing Britain today. With contributed chapters from respected scholars in the field and contemporary articles on real-world politics from well-known political commentators, this textbook is an essential guide for students of British politics. The eighth edition welcomes brand new material from eight new contributors to complement the rigorously updated and highly valued chapters retained from the previous edition. The eighth edition includes: · Britain in context boxes offering contrasting international perspectives of themes in British politics. · A comprehensive 'who's who' of politics in the form of Profile boxes featuring key political figures. · And another thing ... pieces: short articles written by distinguished commentators including Jonathan Powell, Michael Moran and Mark Garnett. · Fully updated chapters plus new material providing excellent coverage of contemporary political events including: The Leveson Inquiry, the aftermath of the 2011 riots and the House of Lords reform. · A vibrant and accessible new design to excite and engage students as the work through a variety of political topics. · A new epilogue to the book offering a critical perspective of the trials and tribulations of the Coalition Government, including an overview of the major differences that divide the coalition partners.
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Essentials of International Relations

Eighth Edition

Author: Mingst, Karen A.,McKibben, Heather Elko,Arreguin-Toft, Ivan M.

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 039367519X

Category: Political Science

Page: 544

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A fresh perspective renews Karen Mingst's classic, concise text. A new chapter on international cooperation and international law presents alternatives to war. A streamlined approach to theories and levels of analysis makes concepts easier to understand and apply. Expanded coverage of cybersecurity, refugees, health, and the environment asks students to grapple with the big issues of our time. And InQuizitive—an all-new digital learning tool—helps students learn, retain, and apply key concepts.
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Essentials of International Relations

Seventh International Student Edition

Author: Karen A. Mingst,Ivan M. Arreguín-Toft

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393283712

Category: Political Science

Page: 441

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Essentials of International Relations has long provided the clearest explanations of core concepts and theories; in its Seventh Edition, robust new “Behind the Headlines” features and engaging new chapter openers help students more easily draw connections between international relations concepts and today’s political climate.
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Essentials of Strategic Intelligence

Author: Loch K. Johnson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440832285

Category: Political Science

Page: 498

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A highly valuable resource for students of intelligence studies, strategy and security, and foreign policy, this volume provides readers with an accessible and comprehensive exploration of U.S. espionage activities that addresses both the practical and ethical implications that attend the art and science of spying. • Provides a comprehensive, up-to-date examination of all aspects of intelligence by experts in the field, from collection-and-analysis and counterintelligence to covert action and accountability • Probes into how the United States' intelligence agencies attempt to protect the nation from cyberattacks by foreign nations and terrorist groups—and documents the successes and failures • Documents the involvement of the National Security Agency (NSA) in bulk "metadata" collection of information on the telephone records and social media communications of American citizens • Examines the effects that have resulted from major leaks in the U.S. government, from Wikileaks to the NSA Snowden leaks
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Essentials of International Relations

Author: Karen A. Mingst,Ivan M. Arreguín-Toft

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393935295

Category: Political Science

Page: 432

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Crystal-clear coverage of the concepts and theories that students need to know-in a concise, affordable format. The Fifth Edition offers more ways than ever to help students learn and apply the core ideas in the field. New co-author Ivan Arreguín-Toft brings expertise in security studies to key topics like war and terrorism, helping students see how scholars use concepts and theory to understand them. Newly expanded Global Perspectives boxes use the concepts in each chapter to help students think beyond an American-centric point of view on contemporary issues.
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How the World Works

A Brief Survey of International Relations

Author: Russell Bova

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321410009

Category: Political Science

Page: 342

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How the World Worksbuilds on students’ instincts about current world events and develops them into a more systematic and enduring understanding. Introducing each of the field’s major theories, this brief text demonstrates how different conceptual tools are used to interpret patterns in international relations.How the World Worksnot only grounds students in the essentials of international relations but also helps students use them to see past the headlines.
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The New International Relations

Theory and Practice

Author: Marie-Claude Smouts,Fondation nationale des sciences politiques. Centre d'études et de recherches internationales

Publisher: C. HURST & CO. PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9781850654339

Category: International relations

Page: 226

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Are international relations as we have known them coming to an end, to be replaced by a global politics in which inter-power rivalry and the exercise of authority are not longer to be defined within national boundaries, and the distinction between states and non-state actors will beome irrelevant?
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Gramsci, Political Economy, and International Relations Theory

Modern Princes and Naked Emperors

Author: A. Ayers

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230616615

Category: Political Science

Page: 258

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This book seeks to provide the most comprehensive and sustained engagement and critique of neo-Gramscian analyses available in the literature. In examining neo-Gramscian analyses in IR/IPE, the book engages with two fundamental concerns in international relations: (i) The question of historicity and (ii) The analysis of radical transformation.
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