Thoroughly updated to cover world affairs through 2009, the brief version of International Relations presents the same approach and coverage as the bestselling comprehensive survey but in a streamlined and flexible format. From war and trade to human rights and the environment, this text is praised for being the most current introduction to international relations theory as well as security, economic, and global issues. Applying a broad range of theoretical perspectives to help students analyze what is happening in the world today, International Relations, Brief Edition is perfect for courses where multiple texts are assigned
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The Globalization of International Relations Chapter 2. Realist Theories Chapter 3. Liberal and Social Theories Chapter 4. Conflict, War, and Terrorism Chapter 5. Trade and Money Chapter 6. International Organization, Law, and Human Rights Chapter 7. North-South Relations Chapter 8. Environment and Technology
Joshua S. Goldstein is Professor Emeritus of International Relations at American University, Nonresident Sadat Senior Fellow at the University of Maryland's CIDCM, and Research Scholar in the Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the recipient of the International Studies Association's 2001-2010 Best Book of the Decade Award for War and Gender (Cambridge University Press, 2001). Jon C. Pevehouse is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin--Madison. He is the recipient of the International Studies Association's 2009 Karl Deutsch Award.