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An Introduction to International Relations

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Richard Devetak, Jim George, Michele Chiaruzzi, James L. Richardson, Martin Weber, Katrina Lee-Koo, Roland Bleiker, Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, Joshua S. Jones, Richard Shapcott, Gavin Mount, Anthony Burke, Marianne Hanson, Hidemi Suganami, Robert Ayson, Alex J. Bellamy, Donald R. Rothwell, Paul Keal, Geoffrey Wiseman, Paul Sharp, Marco Cesa, Nick Bisley, Ian Hurd, James Goodman, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Marc Williams, Maryanne Kelton, Leonard Seabrooke, Heloise Weber, Mark T. Berger, Steven Slaughter, David Wright-Neville, B. K. Greener, Thomas G. Weiss, Anthony Langlois, Sara E. Davies, Robyn Eckersley, Peter Newell
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  • Date Published: December 2011
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107600003
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  • Invaluable to students and those approaching the subject for the first time, An Introduction to International Relations, Second Edition provides a comprehensive and stimulating introduction to international relations, its traditions and its changing nature in an era of globalisation. Thoroughly revised and updated, it features chapters written bcoury a range of experts from around the world. It presents a global perspective on the theories, history, developments and debates that shape this dynamic discipline and contemporary world politics. Now in full-colour and accompanied by a password-protected companion website featuring additional chapters and case studies, this is the indispensible guide to the study of international relations.

    • Includes contributions from leading experts and academics from across the globe, including Hidemi Suganami, Alex J. Bellamy, Peter Singer, J. Ann Tickner, Paul Sharp, Geoffrey Wiseman, Robyn Eckersley, David Kilcullen and Thomas G. Weiss
    • Features a companion website with additional chapters and case studies
    • Provides a wide-ranging, engaging and accessible introduction to international relations
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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: December 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107600003
    • length: 592 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 192 x 23 mm
    • weight: 1.19kg
    • contains: 20 colour illus. 5 maps
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    An introduction to international relations: the origins and changing agendas of a discipline Richard Devetak
    Part I. Theories of International Relations:
    1. International relations theory in an era of critical diversity Jim George
    2. Realism Michele Chiaruzzi
    3. Liberalism James L. Richardson
    4. Marxism and critical theory Richard Devetak, Jim George and Martin Weber
    5. Feminism Katrina Lee-Koo
    6. Postmodernism Roland Bleiker
    7. Constructivism Patrick Thaddeus Jackson and Joshua S. Jones
    8. Theories of global justice Richard Shapcott
    Part II. The Traditional Agenda: States, War and Law:
    9. The modern state Richard Devetak
    10. Nations and nationalism Gavin Mount
    11. Security Anthony Burke
    12. Arms control Marianne Hanson
    13. Causes of war Hidemi Suganami
    14. The changing character of warfare Robert Ayson
    15. The ethics and laws of war Alex J. Bellamy
    16. International law Donald R. Rothwell
    17. International society and European expansion Paul Keal
    18. Diplomacy Geoffrey Wiseman and Paul Sharp
    19. Great powers Marco Cesa
    20. The Cold War Nick Bisley
    21. The United Nations Ian Hurd
    22. Non-state actors: multinational corporations and international non-governmental organisations James Goodman
    23. Religion and secularism Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
    24. Global economic institutions Marc Williams
    25. Global trade Maryanne Kelton
    26. Global finance Leonard Seabrooke
    27. Global poverty, inequality and development Heloise Weber and Mark T. Berger
    28. Globalisation and its critics Steven Slaughter
    29. Global terrorism David Wright-Neville
    30. Post-conflict state-building B. K. Greener
    31. Humanitarian intervention Thomas G. Weiss
    32. Human rights Anthony Langlois
    33. Migration and refugees Sara E. Davies
    34. Global environmental politics Robyn Eckersley
    35. Climate change Peter Newell.

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  • Editors

    Richard Devetak, University of Queensland
    Richard Devetak is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the School of Political Science and International Studies at University of Queensland.

    Anthony Burke, University of New South Wales, Canberra
    Anthony Burke is Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia.

    Jim George, Australian National University, Canberra
    Jim George is Senior Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University.

    Contributors

    Richard Devetak, Jim George, Michele Chiaruzzi, James L. Richardson, Martin Weber, Katrina Lee-Koo, Roland Bleiker, Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, Joshua S. Jones, Richard Shapcott, Gavin Mount, Anthony Burke, Marianne Hanson, Hidemi Suganami, Robert Ayson, Alex J. Bellamy, Donald R. Rothwell, Paul Keal, Geoffrey Wiseman, Paul Sharp, Marco Cesa, Nick Bisley, Ian Hurd, James Goodman, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Marc Williams, Maryanne Kelton, Leonard Seabrooke, Heloise Weber, Mark T. Berger, Steven Slaughter, David Wright-Neville, B. K. Greener, Thomas G. Weiss, Anthony Langlois, Sara E. Davies, Robyn Eckersley, Peter Newell

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