The Globalization of World Politics

John Baylis, Patricia Owens, Steve Smith · ISBN 9780198825548
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Publisher Oxford University Press UK
Author(s) John Baylis / Patricia Owens / Steve Smith
Subtitle An Introduction to International Relations
Edition 8
Published 2nd January 2020
Related course codes AIR747 - Contemporary International Politics, POL10002 - International Politics, POLI1020 - Global Politics and Development, GOVT1621 - Introduction to International Relations

An Introduction to International Relations

The Globalization of World Politics, the bestselling introduction to international relations, offers the most comprehensive coverage of the key theories and global issues in world politics. Leading scholars in the field introduce readers to the history, theory, structures and key issues in international relations, providing students with an ideal introduction.NEW TO THIS EDITIONNew Chapter on Refugees and Forced Migration encourages students to critically engage with cutting-edge research on this vital topicIncorporation of postcolonial and decolonial approaches in Chapter 10 critically explores the limitations inherent within existing theoretical approaches to IRNewly authored Chapter (31) on Human Rights encourages students to think critically about key issues within the field and consider whether human rights are universalExpanded coverage of non-Western approaches, particularly perspectives from the global South, are woven throughout chapters to ensure students appreciate the importance of viewing international relations from representative and varied perspectivesUpdated IR theory chapters reflect a more contextualised and historical perspective, allowing students to gain a thorough, nuanced understanding of the historical and political context in which these approaches emergedUpdated 'Opposing Opinions' features facilitate critical and reflective debate on contemporary policy challenges, from campaigns to decolonise the curriculum to debates over open borders and migration.This title is available as an eBook. Visit VitalSource for more information or to purchase.


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