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Published: 19 December 2018

432 Pages

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ISBN: 9780198803577


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Introduction to International Relations

Theories and Approaches

Seventh Edition

Robert Jackson, Georg Sørensen, and Jørgen Møller

  • A truly accessible introduction to international relations, which demystifies the key theories, debates, and issues.
  • Encourages students to think critically by presenting the strengths and weaknesses of different theories and highlighting points of contention between them.
  • Includes up-to-date examples to help students link theory to real-world developments.
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • Increased coverage of non-Western traditions, including historical theories on non-European state systems, widens students' perspectives.
  • Each chapter now includes topical discussions of how different theories pay attention to both domestic and international forces.
  • Particularly important revisions have been made to the chapters on Realism, International Society, International Political Economy: Contemporary Debates, and Key Issues in Contemporary IR.
  • The description of the emergence of the European international system in Chapter 1 has been thoroughly revised and Chapter 11 now includes an extended discussion of a new body of work on balance of power dynamics in previous international systems.
  • Professor Jørgen Møller of Aarhus University joins the author team, offering new perspectives and insights.
  • All chapters have been fully updated to account for recent developments in the international system, including Brexit and the Trump presidency.
  • A lively full colour text design makes the text even more accessible for students.

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