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Global politics in the 21st century / Robert J. Jackson.

By: Jackson, Robert J, 1936-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: PLSC JZ 2013 627861Publication: New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: xxi, 559 p. : ill. (some col.), maps.ISBN: 9780521767453 (hardback); 9780521756532 (paperback).Subject(s): International relations -- History -- 21st century | World politics -- 21st century
Contents:
Part I. Foundations of Global Politics -- 1. Introduction to global politics -- 2. Global history: the making of the 21st century -- 3. Competing theories, methods, and intellectual debates about global politics -- Part II. Institutions and Actors in Global Politics -- 4. Modern states: power, leaders, and decisions in global politics -- 5. The global system: major and middle powers -- 6. Global governance in transition: international law and intergovernmental institutions -- 7. Politics beyond the state I: non-state actors, mass communications. and social networking -- 8. Politics beyond the state II: identity--ethnicity, nationalism, and religion -- Part III. Global Conflict and War
9. War: causes, conduct, and consequences -- 10. Civil wars, insurgencies, and counterinsurgencies -- 11. Terrorism and counterterrorism -- Part IV. The Politics of Global Economics -- 12. Global economics and governance -- 13. Global inequality: winners and losers -- Part V. Global Challenges and Prospects -- 14. Human rights: law, institutions, and abuses -- 15. Global threats: environment, energy, demography, and health -- 16. Crises and ethics in global politics.
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Part I. Foundations of Global Politics -- 1. Introduction to global politics -- 2. Global history: the making of the 21st century -- 3. Competing theories, methods, and intellectual debates about global politics -- Part II. Institutions and Actors in Global Politics -- 4. Modern states: power, leaders, and decisions in global politics -- 5. The global system: major and middle powers -- 6. Global governance in transition: international law and intergovernmental institutions -- 7. Politics beyond the state I: non-state actors, mass communications. and social networking -- 8. Politics beyond the state II: identity--ethnicity, nationalism, and religion -- Part III. Global Conflict and War

9. War: causes, conduct, and consequences -- 10. Civil wars, insurgencies, and counterinsurgencies -- 11. Terrorism and counterterrorism -- Part IV. The Politics of Global Economics -- 12. Global economics and governance -- 13. Global inequality: winners and losers -- Part V. Global Challenges and Prospects -- 14. Human rights: law, institutions, and abuses -- 15. Global threats: environment, energy, demography, and health -- 16. Crises and ethics in global politics.

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