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Essential Readings in World Politics (Fourth Edition)

ISBN: 9780393935349 | 0393935345
Edition: 4th
Format: Textbook Paperback
Publisher: W W NORTON
Pub. Date: 10/17/2010

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Selections in each chapter reflect diverse perspectives on major topics in international relations, and thorough headnotes provide the context and background that students need.

The Fourth Edition includes new readings on current topics like the global financial crisis, Iran’s nuclear ambitions, and the international reach of political Islam.

Key literature on international relations—from classics to the contemporary issues debated by scholars today

About the Author

Karen A. Mingst is Lockwood Chair Professor at the Paterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky. A specialist in international organization, international law, and international political economy, Professor Mingst has written a number of books and articles and has conducted research in Western Europe, West Africa, and Yugoslavia. She has frequently taught the introductory international relations course.

Jack L. Snyder is Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations at Columbia University, writes on international security, international relations theory, and post-Soviet affairs, and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on nationalism, comparative methods, and grand strategy. His books include The Ideology of the Offensive (Cornell University Press, 1984) and Myths of Empire (Cornell, 1991). He is the General Editor of the Norton Series in World Politics.

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