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Global Politics : A New Introduction: Edkins, Jenny (EDT)/ Zehfuss, Maja (EDT): BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Global Politics : A New Introduction
Global Politics : A New Introduction
Publisher : Routledge
Published Date : 2009/01
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780415431316

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Language : English

Book Description
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: Great Britain
Textual Format: Textbooks,Lower Level
Academic Level: Undergraduate

"Global Politicsprovides a completely original way of teaching and learning about world politics. The book engages directly with the issues in global politics that students are most interested in, helping them to understand the key questions and theories and also to develop a critical and inquiring perspective. This book examines the most significant issues in global politics - from war, peacebuilding, terrorism, security and authority to poverty, development, postcolonialism, human rights, gender, inequality, ethnicity and what we can do to change the world. Each chapter is written to a common template which is ideal for teaching and learning and features a key question, an illustrative example, general responses and larger questions.This book integrates theory and practice throughout the text, by presenting theoretical ideas and concepts in conjunction with a global range of historical and contemporary case studies. It draws on theoretical perspectives from a broad range of disciplines including international relations, political theory, postcolonial studies, sociology, geography, peace studies, development.It encourages students and teachers to engage critically with the theoretical questions raised by issues in world politics.It is extensively illustrated throughout with 169 maps, photos, figures and cartoons as well as extensive pedagogic features to further learning, including a support website with additional podcast interviews with contributors, weblinks and downloadable maps. It features an international line-up of leading scholars in international relations and political theory. "Global Politics: A New Introduction" is an original, groundbreaking, engaged and intellectually stimulating textbook for core courses on world politics, international politics and international relations.

1. Introductionto do? "Jenny Edkins "and" Maja Zehfuss "2. How do we begin to think about the world? "Veronique Pin-Fat "3. What happens if we don't think in human terms? "Simon Dalby "4. Who do we think we are? "Annick T.R. Wibben "5. How do religious beliefs affect politics? "Peter Mandaville "6. Why do we obey? "Jenny Edkins" 7. How do we find out what's going on in the world? "Debbie Lisle" 8. Why is people's movement restricted? "Roxanne Lynn Doty "9. Why is the world divided territorially? "Stuart Elden "10 How does the nation-state work? "Michael J Shapiro "11. Do colonialism and slavery belong to the past? "Kate Manzo" 12. How is the world organised economically? "V Spike Pederson "13. Why are some people better off than others? "Paul Cammack "14. How can we end poverty? "Mustapha Kamal Pasha "15. Why do some people think they know what is good for others? "Naeem Inayatullah "16. Why does politics turn to violence? "Joanna Bourke "17. What makes the world dangerous? "Michael Dillon "18. What can we do to stop people harming others? "Anne Orford "19. Can we move beyond conflict? "Roland Bleiker "20. Conclusion: What can we do to change the world? "Maja Zehfuss"