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Published: 26 July 2007

160 Pages | numerous halftones


ISBN: 9780192801579

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International Relations: A Very Short Introduction

Paul Wilkinson

Very Short Introductions

  • An ideal introduction for anyone interested in current affairs and international politics.
  • Comprehensively up-to-date, taking into account international developments since '9-11'.
  • Discusses not only the main academic theories but also the practical problems and issues.
  • Considers key questions, such as how the international state system might be improved so that relations between states improve, and what role institutions such as the UN and EU can play.
  • Discusses a broad range of issues, including the environment, ethnic conflict, and world poverty.