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Global Politics:A New Introduction2ndedition is an innovative 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, violence, nationalism and authority to poverty, development, postcolonialism, the environment, human rights, gender, inequality, ethnicity and what we can do to change the world Each chapter is written to a commonstructure which is ideal for teaching and learning and features a key question, an illustrative example, general responses and braoder 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 The 2ndedition has been completely revised and update throughout. New to this edition: 9 additional chapters on: The Internet and the politics of new technology Environmental Politics Nationalism Democratization Legacy of Colonialism The financial crisis and beyond Political Violence Human Rights Development Aid