The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations (7th revised edition)

ISBN : 9780198739852

Patricia Owens; John Baylis; Steve Smith
640 ページ
195 x 265 mm




- The Globalization of World Politics is the market leading introduction to International Relations, written by an unrivalled line-up of experts in their fields.

- Spanning history, theory, structures and processes, and international issues, it offers the most comprehensive coverage of IR available and maps closely onto introductory courses, as well as being suitable as a valuable reference for the duration of an IR degree.

- Carefully edited by respected IR experts, John Baylis, Steve Smith and Patricia Owens, to ensure an integrated and coherent style throughout the book.

- Integrated learning features, including case studies and questions, a brand new debating feature and end of chapter questions, are all carefully tailored to the needs of students approaching IR for the first time.

- Accompanied by a wealth of online resources to support IR lecturers and their students.

New to this Edition

- Four brand new chapters including: Feminism, Race, International Organizations, and NGOs.
- Questions accompanying every case study to encourage students apply theory to real world events.
- An opposing opinions feature which helps students to critically evaluate an argument. 
The Globalization of World Politics
 is the bestselling introduction to international relations, offering the most comprehensive coverage of the key theories and global issues in world politics. 
The seventh edition features several brand new chapters that reflect the very latest developments in the field, including those on Feminism, and Race, to ensure the book continues to cover those topics that will define the key issues in IR into the future. New pedagogical features help readers to evaluate key IR debates and apply theory and IR concepts to real world events. 
Leading scholars in the field introduce readers to the history, theory, structures and key issues in IR, providing students with an ideal introduction and a constant guide throughout their studies. 


Introduction, John Baylis, Steve Smith and Patricia Owens
1: Globalization and global politics, Anthony McGrew
Part One: The historical context

2: The rise of modern international order, George Lawson
3: International history, 1900-99, Len Scott
4: From the end of the cold war to a new global era?, Michael Cox
5: Rising powers and the emerging global order, Andrew Hurrell
Part Two: Theories of world politics

6: Realism, Tim Dunne and Brian C. Schmidt
7: Liberalism, Tim Dunne
8: Marxist theories, Stephen Hobden and Richard Wyn Jones
9: Social constructivism, Michael Barnett
10: Post structuralism, Lene Hansen
11: Post-colonialism, Christine Sylvester
12: Feminism, Helen Kinsella
13: International ethics, Richard Shapcott
Part Three: Structures and processes

14: War and world politics, Tarak Barkawi
15: International and global security, John Baylis
16: Global political economy, Nicola Phillips
17: Gender, Paul Kirby
18: Race in world politics, Robbie Shilliam
19: International law, Christian Reus-Smit
20: International organizations in world politics, Susan Park
21: The United Nations, Devon Curtis and Paul Taylor
22: NGOs in world politics, Jutta Joachim
23: Regionalism in international affairs, Edward Best and Thomas Christiansen
Part Four: International Issues

24: Environmental issues, John Vogler
25: Terrorism and globalization, James D. Kiras
26: Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Sheena Chestnut Greitens
27: Nationalism, national self-determination and International Relations, John Breuilly
28: Global trade and global finance, Matthew Watson
29: Poverty, hunger and development, Caroline Thomas and Tony Evans
30: Human security, Amitav Acharya
31: Human rights, Jack Donnelly
32: Humanitarian intervention in world politics, Alex J. Bellamy and Nicholas J. Wheeler


Edited by John Baylis, Emeritus Professor of Politics and International Relations and a former Pro Vice Chancellor, Swansea University, Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor and Professor of International Relations, University of Exeter, and Patricia Owens, Professor of International Relations, University of Sussex