Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 August 2020

496 Pages

7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197527719

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Introduction to Global Politics

Sixth Edition

Author Steven L. Lamy, John S. Masker, John Baylis, Steve Smith, and Patricia Owens

Introduction to Global Politics, Sixth Edition, provides a current, engaging, and non-U.S. perspective on global politics. It shows students how to analyze global political events using theoretical approaches--both mainstream and alternative--and emphasizes non-state actors more than any other global politics text. The book offers a robust ancillary resource program, including FREE interactive media activities designed to reinforce key concepts by simulating real-world situations, making Introduction to Global Politics, Sixth Edition, the perfect text to engage your students.

New to this Edition:

  • Thoroughly updated throughout in light of recent trends and events that are shaping our world, including the trade war between the US and China and the rise of populism and nationalism around the world
  • An updated chapter on Security
  • A new feature "What is Trending?" introduces students to interesting arguments in global politics presented by well-known authors in the field
  • New Case Studies and Theory into Practice features
  • A reworked discussion of environmental concerns
  • More coverage of cybersecurity and the impacts that emerging technology has on the field of international relations

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