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- DescriptionGlobal Politics:A New Introduction is an invative new textbook that provides 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. Key features of Global Politics: A New Introduction: 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 structure which is ideal for teaching and learning and features a key question, an illustrative example, general responses and larger issues 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 Draws on theoretical perspectives from a broad range of disciplines including international relations, political theory, postcolonial studies, sociology, geography, peace studies, development Extensively illustrated throughout with 169 maps, photos, figures and cartoons as well as extensive pedagogic features to further learning, including a support website which provides podcast interviews with contributors, weblinks and downloadable maps Features an international line-up of leading scholars. 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.
- Author BiographyJenny Edkins is Professor of International Politics at Aberystwyth University and has taught at the Universities of Manchester and Aberystwyth and at the Open University. She has published widely, including most recently, Sovereign Lives: Power in Global Politics (edited with Veronique Pin-Fat and Michael J. Shapiro, Routledge, 2004), Trauma and the Memory of Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2003) and Whose Hunger? Concepts of Famine, Practices of Aid (University of Minnesota Press, 2000, 2008). She is co-editing a textbook (with Nick Vaughan-Williams) entitled Critical Theorists and International Relations, forthcoming with Routledge. Maja Zehfuss is Professor of International Politics at the University of Manchester. She is the author of Constructivism in International Relations: The Politics of Reality (Cambridge University Press, 2002) and Wounds of Memory: Politics of War in Germany (Cambridge University Press, 2007). Her current research examines the politics of ethics in the contexts of war. She is a member of the National Academy of Teaching. She is also a member of the Governing Council of the International Studies Association for 2008-9.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication28/11/2008
- SubjectInternational Relations
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Out-of-print date02/09/2013
- Content Note165 black & white illustrations, 4 black & white tables, 141 black & white halftones, 24 black & white line drawings
- Weight1270 g
- Width189 mm
- Height246 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Edited byJenny Edkins,Maja Zehfuss
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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