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The Globalization of World Politics An Introduction to International Relations, 6th Edition

Working from a unique non-U.S. perspective, this market-leading text provides a coherent, accessible, and engaging introduction to the globalization of world politics. Now in its sixth edition, The Globalization of World Politics has been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in world politics.

FEATURES

* Presents contributions from an impressive line-up of international experts, each of whom provides accessible but stimulating insights into history, theory, structures, processes, and other key issues in the field

* Offers a visually appealing full-color interior

* Provides a strong pedagogical program that includes numerous boxes, figures, tables, maps, questions, lively examples, and case studies

Review

Review from previous edition: “I love this text and the students do too. It’s received very high evaluations and students have given a lot of positive feedback about this text. One student described it as ‘empowering’ – I can’t think of a better recommendation than that.” –Valerie D’Erman, sessional instructor, University of Victoria

“The Globalization of World Politics is the most comprehensive International Relations textbook. The number and diversity of topics covered makes it a very flexible teaching tool.” –Felix Ciuta, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, University College London

“This is a brilliant textbook that helps set common ground in introductory courses that are attended by many students with different backgrounds.” –Pia Riggirozzi, Lecturer in Global Politics, University of Southampton

“The Globalization of World Politics gives undergraduate students an informative and accessible overview of what is an extremely challenging and complex subject.” –Kenneth McDonagh, Lecturer in International Relations, Dublin City University

“This is a comprehensive analysis of contemporary developments in global politics, written by a team of experts in the various fields. It makes its subject-matter accessible to undergraduates without disguising the complexity of the concepts and issues it explores. It covers both the theories and the practice of international relations in a way which will satisfy the requirements of all introductory courses, while laying the foundations for specialised study at more advanced levels.” –Mark Garnett, Senior Lecturer, Lancaster University

About the Author

John Baylis is Emeritus Professor, former Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations, and Pro-Vice Chancellor at Swansea University.

Steve Smith is Vice-Chancellor and Professor of International Studies at the University of Exeter.

Patricia Owens is Reader in the Department of International Relations at the University of Sussex.

Product Details :

  • Paperback: 680 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; 6 edition (February 19, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199656177
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199656172
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 10 x 12 inches

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