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International Politics: Enduring Concepts and Contemporary Issuesby Robert J Art
Synopses & Reviews
Edited by two of the most respected international relations scholars, International Politics places contemporary essays alongside classics to survey the field’s diverse voices, concepts, and issues. Challenging students to use original scholarship to recognize and analyze patterns in world politics, this bestselling reader considers how to effectively understand politics under governments and beyond. Carefully edited selections cover the most essential topics and are put into conversation with each other to illustrate fundamental debates and differing points of view. Comprehensive and engaging, International Politics offers the best overview of the discipline as well as the forces shaping the world today.
About the Author
Robert J. Art is Christian A. Herter Professor of International Relations at Brandeis University, Research Associate at Harvard University's Olin Institute of Strategic Studies, Senior Fellow in M.I.T's Security Studies Program, and Director of M.I.T.'s Seminar XXI Program. In 2006, he was recognized with the Distinguished Scholar Award by the International Studies Association.
Robert Jervis is Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Affairs at Columbia University; he is a former President of the American Political Science Association.
Table of Contents
* Selections new to the ninth edition.
PART 1. ANARCHY AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
Power and Principle in Statecraft
Hans J. Morgenthau, "Six Principles of Political Realism"
J. Ann Tickner, "A Critique of Morgenthau’s Principles of Political Realism"
The Consequences of Anarchy
Kenneth N. Waltz, "The Anarchic Structure of World Politics"
John J. Mearsheimer, "Anarchy and the Struggle for Power"
Alexander Wendt, "Anarchy Is What States Make of It"
The Mitigation of Anarchy
Kenneth A. Oye, "The Conditions for Cooperation in World Politics"
Michael W. Doyle, "Kant, Liberal Legacies, and Foreign Affairs"
Stephen M. Walt, "Alliances: Balancing and Bandwagoning"
Hans J. Morgenthau, "The Future of Diplomacy"
Stanley Hoffmann, "The Uses and Limits of International Law"
Robert O. Keohane, "International Institutions"
The Political Uses of Force
Robert J. Art, "The Four Functions of Force"
Thomas C. Schelling, "The Diplomacy of Violence"
Robert Jervis, "Offense, Defense, and the Security Dilemma"
Bruce Hoffman, "What Is Terrorism?"
The Political Utility of Force Today
Robert J. Art, "The Fungibility of Force"
Robert A. Pape, "The Logic of Suicide Terrorism"
The Spread of Nuclear Weapons
Scott D. Sagan, "Nuclear Instability in South Asia"
Kenneth N. Waltz, "Nuclear Stability in South Asia"
*Barry R. Posen, "Dealing with a Nuclear-Armed Iran"
PART 3. INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY AND THE ENVIRNOMENT
Perspectives on Political Economy
Robert Gilpin, "The Nature of Political Economy"
*Michael J. Hiscox, "The Domestic Sources of Foreign Economic Policies"
Bruce R. Scott, "The Great Divide in the Global Village"
Globalization and Its Critics
Jeffrey Frankel, "The Globalization of the International Economy"
*Pankaj Ghemaway, "Why the World Isn’t Flat"
Dani Rodrik, "Trading in Illusions"
John Micklethwait and Adrain Wooldridge, "Why the Globalization Backlash is Stupid"
*Rawi Abdelal and Adam Segal, "Has Globalization Passed Its Peak?"
The Environment and Climate Change
Garrett Hardin, "The Tragedy of the Commons"
*Colin Kahl, "Demography, Environment, and Civil Strife"
*David G. Victor, "International Cooperation on Climate Change: Numbers, Interests, and Institutions"
*N. Gregory Mankiw, "One Answer to Global Warming: A New Tax"
PART 4. CONTEMPORARY WORLD POLITICS
Conflict, Interstate War, and Terrorism
Robert Jervis, "The Era of Leading Power Peace"
Samuel P. Huntington, "The Clash of Civilizations?"
F. Gregory Gause III, "Can Democracy Stop Terrorism?"
*Philip H. Gordon, "Can the War on Terror Be Won?"
Civil Wars, Intervention, and Nation-Building
Robert I. Rotberg, "The Causes of Failed States"
Chaim Kaufmann, "Possible and Impossible Solutions to Ethnic Civil Wars"
James Dobbins, "Nation-Building by the UN and the U.S."
James L. Payne, "Deconstructing Nation Building"
New Actors and New Forces
Andrew Moravcsik, "Europe without Illusions"
Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink, "Transnational Activists Networks"
Sebastian Mallaby, "NGOs: Fighting Poverty, Hurting the Poor"
*Phil Williams, "Transnational Organized Crime and the State"
Human Rights, Justice, and International Law
Rhoda E. Howard and Jack Donnelly, "Human Rights in World Politics"
*Kofi Annan, "The Duty to Intervene"
Stephen R. Ratner, "International Law: The Trials of Global Norms"
*Neil J. Kritz, "The Dilemmas of Transitional Justice"
Modes of Global Governance
Adam Roberts, "The United Nations and International Security"
Kenneth N. Waltz, "Globalization and Governance"
*John Ikenberry, "Rising Powers and Global Institutions"
*Ivo Daalder and James Lindsay, "Democracies of the World, Unite"
*Anne-Marie Slaughter, "Government Networks and Global Governance"
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