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ISBN-13 9780205652686ISBN-10 0205652689
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ISBN-10 0-205-65266-2ISBN-13 978-0-205-65266-2
Author(s): Joshua S. Goldstein; Jon C. Pevehouse
Publisher: Longman
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 224
Description

Principles of International Relationsis a primer on the key theories used to analyze world politics.

The ideal option for those who do not use a textbook or who use a variety of readings, this brief, affordable, and highly readable book offers an indispensable way to anchor the study of international relations. In this unique new offering, Goldstein and Pevehouse introduce both canonical and alternative theoretical perspectives, ranging from realism, liberalism, and constructivism to gender theories, critical theories, and globalization. To provide a real-world counterpoint to the abstract concepts presented, numerous figures, charts, tables, and maps clearly and vividly illustrate major concepts.

"Joshua Goldstein and Jon Pevehouse have each made important and original contributions to the study of international relations. With Principles of International Relations, they provide a service to the field by writing a comprehensive, fair, and readable discussion of international relations theories. It's instantly the best of its kind."–Shibley Telhami, University of Maryland

"Joshua Goldstein and Jon Pevehouse have crafted a fresh way of coming to grips with the complexities—and urgencies—of contemporary international politics.  This is a gift to both students and teachers of IR."–Cynthia Enloe, Clark University

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  • Graham Allison and Philip Zelikow’s Essence of Decision, 2/e

  • Robert Art and Robert Jervis's International Politics, 9/e

  • David Balaam and Michael Veseth's Introduction to International Political Economy, 4/e

  • Richard Betts’ Conflict After the Cold War, 3/e

  • Theodore Cohn’s Global Political Economy, 4/e

  • Cindy Combs' Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century, 4/e

  • Loch Johnson’s Seven Sins of American Foreign Policy

  • James Joll and Gordon Martel’s Origins of the First World War, 3/e

  • Ann Kelleher and Laura Klein's Global Perspectives, 3/e

  • Robert Keohane and Joseph Nye's Power and Interdependence, 3/e

  • Joel Krieger’s Globalization And State Power

  • Joel Krieger’s Globalization And State Power: A Reader

  • Brigitte Nacos’ Terrorism and Counterterrorism, 2/e

  • Joseph Nye’s Understanding International Conflict, 7/e

  • Thomas Oatley's Global Economy

  • Thomas Oatley’s International Political Economy, 3/e

  • Jon Pevehouse and Joshua Goldstein's Readings in International Relations

  • Richard Payne’s Global Issues, 2/e

  • Donald Snow’s Cases in International Relations, 3/e

  • Donald Snow's What After Iraq?

  • Kendall Stiles’ Case Histories in International Politics, 5/e

  • David Whittaker’s Terrorism, 2/e

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