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The Basics of Global Politics (Paperback)


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Basics of Global Politics is an introduction to world politics for any beginner political science student. This book reviews domestic and international politics, reviews political ideologies, and explores additional critical lenses, such as feminist and environmental theory.


  • In-depth analysis of realism, liberalism, and constructivism
  • Explains changing approaches to international relations after major global conflicts
  • Discusses global trends, obstacles, and developing identities in international relations


Part 1: Basics of Global Politics

Chapter 1: Basic Concepts, Actors, and Influences

Chapter 2: The Rise of Modern Politics

Part II: Theories of Global Politics

Chapter 3: Power Politics

Chapter 4: Liberalism and Alternatives to Power Politics

Chapter 5: Social and Gender Theories

Part III: Global Structures and Processes

Chapter 6: Foreign Policy

Chapter 7: State and Non-State Violence: War and Terrorism

Chapter 8: Security and Military Power

Chapter 9: International Organizations, International Law, and Human Security

Chapter 10: NGOs and World Politics

Chapter 11: Global and Regional Governance

Part IV: Globalization and its Impact

Chapter 12: International Political Economy and Globalization

Chapter 13: Global Trends in Business and Finances

Chapter 14: Development, North-South Gap, and International Aid

Chapter 15: Environment and Population

Chapter 16: Identities in International Relations




Product Details
ISBN: 9781940771847
ISBN-10: 1940771846
Publisher: University of North Georgia
Publication Date: April 27th, 2021
Pages: 534
Language: English