Kegley, Charles W.

World politics : trend and transformations / Charles William Kegley and Shannon Lindsey Blanton. - 2012-2013 ed., international ed. - Australia : Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, c2013. - xxxiv, 583 p. : col. ill., col. maps.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 627-658) and indexes.

pt. 1 Trend and transformation in world politics -- ch. 1 Exploring world politics -- ch. 2 Theories of world politics -- ch. 3 Theories of international decision making -- pt. 2 The globe's actors and their relations -- ch. 4 Rivalries and relations among the great powers -- ch. 5 The global South in a world of powers -- ch. 6 Nonstate actors and the quest for global community -- pt. 3 Confronting armed conflict -- ch. 7 The threat of armed conflict to the world -- ch. 8 The pursuit of power through arms and alliances -- ch. 9 The quest for peace through international law and collective security -- pt. 4 Human security, prosperity, and responsibility -- ch. 10 The globalization of international finance -- ch. 11 International trade in the global marketplace -- ch. 12 The demographic and cultural dimensions of globalization -- ch. 13 The promotion of human development and human rights -- ch. 14 Global responsibility for the preservation of the environment -- pt. 5 Thinking about the future of world politics -- ch. 15 Looking ahead at global trends and transformations.

9781111830090 (pbk.) 1111830096 (pbk.)


International relations.
World politics.

D843 / .K397 2013

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