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An Introduction to International Relations
Australian Perspectives

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Richard Devetak, Jim George, Jim Richardson, Martin Griffiths, Terry O'Callaghan, Scott Burchill, Katrina Lee-Koo, Roland Bleiker, Martin Weber, Richard Shapcott, Richard Devetak, Gavin Mount, Anthony Burke, Marianne Hanson, Robert Ayson, Alex J. Bellamy, Shirley Scott, Paul Keal, Anthony Burke, Nick Bisley, Marc Williams, Maryanne Kelton, Len Seabrooke, James Goodman, Heloise Weber, Mark T. Berger, Steven Slaughter, Shahram Akbarzadeh, David Wright-Neville, Jacinta O'Hagan, Anthony Langlois, Sara E. Davies, Robyn Eckersley, Samuel M. Makinda
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  • Date Published: December 2007
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521682763

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  • Introduction to International Relations: Australian Perspectives provides comprehensive coverage of its subject while capturing distinctively Australian perspectives and concerns. Designed for undergraduate students this textbook brings together leading Australian scholars to present lively introductory analyses of the theories, actors, issues, institutions and processes that animate international relations today. Introduction to International Relations: Australian Perspectives introduces students to the main theoretical perspectives before covering an extensive range of topics with historical, practical and normative dimensions.

    • A lively introductory analysis of the theories, actors, issues, institutions and processes that animate international relations today.
    • Written by Australian scholars and designed specifically for Australian students
    • Contains pedagogical tools to improve student learning
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    • Date Published: December 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521682763
    • length: 462 pages
    • dimensions: 247 x 175 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.81kg
    • contains: 10 maps 100 tables
    • availability: Replaced by 9781107600003
  • Table of Contents

    Preface and acknowledgements
    List of contributors
    Introduction to international relations: the origins and changing agendas of a discipline Richard Devetak
    1. Theory and practice in Australian International Relations: the search for identity and security Jim George
    Part I. Theories of International Relations:
    2. International relations theory in an era of critical diversity Jim George
    3. Liberalism Jim Richardson
    4. Realism Martin Griffiths and Terry O'Callaghan
    5. Marxism Scott Burchill
    6. Feminism Katrina Lee-Koo
    7. Postmodernism Roland Bleiker
    8. Constructivism and critical theory Martin Weber
    9. Global justice and cosmopolitan democracy Richard Shapcott
    Part II. The Traditional Agenda: States, War and Law:
    10. The modern state and its origins Richard Devetak
    11. Nationalism and war Gavin Mount
    12. Security Anthony Burke
    13. Arms control Marianne Hanson
    14. The changing character of warfare Robert Ayson
    15. The ethics and laws of war Alex J. Bellamy
    16. International law Shirley Scott
    17. International society and European expansion Paul Keal
    18. Order and decolonisation in Southeast Asia Anthony Burke
    19. The Cold War Nick Bisley
    Part III. The New Agenda: Globalisation and Global Governance:
    20. Multilateral economic institutions Marc Williams
    21. Global trade Maryanne Kelton
    22. Global finance Len Seabrooke
    23. Non-state actors: multinational corporations and international non-governmental organisations James Goodman
    24. Global poverty and inequality Heloise Weber and Mark T. Berger
    25. Globalisation and its critics Steven Slaughter
    26. The globalisation of Islam Shahram Akbarzadeh
    27. Global terrorism David Wright-Neville
    28. Humanitarianism and armed intervention Jacinta O'Hagan
    29. Human rights Anthony Langlois
    30. Migration and refugees Sara E. Davies
    31. Global environmental politics Robyn Eckersley
    32. Global governance and the United Nations Samuel M. Makinda
    Glossary of terms
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Editors

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

    Anthony Burke, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Anthony Burke is Senior Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of New South Wales.

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

    Contributors

    Richard Devetak, Jim George, Jim Richardson, Martin Griffiths, Terry O'Callaghan, Scott Burchill, Katrina Lee-Koo, Roland Bleiker, Martin Weber, Richard Shapcott, Richard Devetak, Gavin Mount, Anthony Burke, Marianne Hanson, Robert Ayson, Alex J. Bellamy, Shirley Scott, Paul Keal, Anthony Burke, Nick Bisley, Marc Williams, Maryanne Kelton, Len Seabrooke, James Goodman, Heloise Weber, Mark T. Berger, Steven Slaughter, Shahram Akbarzadeh, David Wright-Neville, Jacinta O'Hagan, Anthony Langlois, Sara E. Davies, Robyn Eckersley, Samuel M. Makinda

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