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ISBN-13 9780205875481ISBN-10 0205875483
ISBN-10 0205875262ISBN-13 9780205875269
Author(s): Joshua S. Goldstein; Jon C. Pevehouse
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 592

Thoroughly updated to cover world affairs through 2012, International Relations is praised for being the most current and comprehensive introduction to international relations theory as well as security, economic, and global issues.

From war and trade to human rights and the environment, this survey explores relations among states and the influence of transnational actors and events. Applying a broad range of theoretical perspectives to show students how to analyze current events, International Relations offers the best tools for understanding what is happening in the world today.

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