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Published: 08 December 2016

640 Pages


ISBN: 9780198739852

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The Globalization of World Politics

An Introduction to International Relations

Seventh Edition

Edited by John Baylis, Steve Smith, and Patricia Owens

  • 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.

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