Richard W. Mansbach, Kirsten L. Taylor
Routledge; 3rd edition
The fully revised Introduction to Global Politics; 3rd Edition; (PDF) continues to offer a vital resource for students looking to describe global politics using a historical approach; firmly connecting history with the events of today. By incorporating theory and political practice at state; individua land global levels; students are introduced to major developments in global politics; assisting them to make sense of major trends that are molding our world.
Holding the successful format of prior editions; this is a highly illustrated textbook with interactive and informative boxed material all through. Chapter opening timelines contextualize the material that follows; and explanations of key terms are provided in a glossary at the end of the ebook. Every chapter ends with cultural materials; many student activities; and annotated suggestions for more reading.
Key updates for this edition:
- Updated examples from around the globe in each chapter.
- Coverage of North Korea’s continued development of its nuclear weapons and missile programs and 2015 Iranian nuclear deal.
- New material on key topical issues like Islam’s relationship with the West; BRICS; Islamic State; and other rising economies; the continuing effects of the Arab Spring; and R2P.
- Evaluation of new technologies for warfighting – such as IEDs; drones and cyber technologies – also technologies for countering terrorism and directing unconventional wars.
Provocative and stimulating both for students and for instructors; Introduction to Global Politics 3e; is essential reading for students of global politics; political science; and international relations.
NOTE: The product only includes the ebook; Introduction to Global Politics; 3rd Edition in PDF. No access codes are included.