You are here

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Book orders submitted from April 23rd to May 6th will be delayed due to a system upgrade. Please allow extra processing time of one to two weeks minimum. We apologize for the inconvenience. For immediate access to most SAGE books, please select the E-review copy option when requesting an instructor review copy or Electronic version when selecting a purchasing option and then follow the link to the VitalSource website to complete your request. If you require assistance with requesting an E-review copy or Electronic version, please call (800) 818-7243 ext. 6140 or email textsales@sagepub.com.

IR
Share

IR
International, Economic, and Human Security in a Changing World

Third Edition
Experience with SAGE edge


July 2018 | 496 pages | CQ Press
 
CHAPTER 1: World Politics: Seeking Security in a Complicated and Connected World
Opening Vignette: The Meaning of Security  
Introduction: Making Sense of World Politics  
1-1: A Complex World Connected to You  
1-2: The Search for Security in a Challenging Environment  
1-3: The Levels of Analysis and International Relations  
1-4: Explaining the Patterns of World Politics  
1-5: Dilemmas of Cooperation in International Relations: The Prisoner's Dilemma and the Stag Hunt  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
PART I: Theory and Practice
 
CHAPTER 2: The Players and the Playing Field: Anarchy, States, and Non-State Actors
Opening Vignette: A Look at the Players: The Syrian Civil War  
2-1: The Search for Security in a Changing World  
2-2: The Pre-Westphalian System (Pre-1648)  
2-3: The Westphalian System (1648-1989)  
2-4: The Neo-Westphalian System (1990-Present)  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
CHAPTER 3: Powerful Ideas: Realism, Liberalism, and Constructivism
Opening Vignette: Explaining a "Democratic Peace"  
Introduction: Powerful Ideas  
3-1: Theory and International Relations  
3-2: The Realist Perspective on World Politics  
3-3: The Liberal Perspective on World Politics  
3-4: The Constructivist Perspective on World Politics  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information  
 
CHAPTER FOUR: Alternative Perspectives on International Relations
Opening Vignette: Confronting Iraq  
Introduction: Alternatives to Realism, Liberalism, and Constructivism  
4-1: Foreign Policy Analysis  
4-2: Marxist Theory  
4-3: World Systems Theory  
4-4: Feminism  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
PART II: International Security
 
CHAPTER 5: Understanding Conflict: The Nature and Causes of Conflict and War
Opening Vignette: A Pact to End War  
Introduction: International Conflict  
5-1: The Nature of Armed Conflict  
5-2: The Nature and Evolution of War in World Politics  
5-3: Why Wars Begin  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
CHAPTER 6: Seeking Security: Managing Conflict and War
Opening Vignette: China's Growth in Military Power  
6-1: The Challenge of International Security  
6-2: Realist Approaches to Security and Conflict  
6-3: Liberal Approaches to Security and Conflict  
Conclusion: Seeking Security  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
CHAPTER 7: Building Peace: Structures and Institutions of Cooperation
Opening Vignette: A New World Order?  
Introduction: Achieving Cooperation  
7-1: Cooperation and Its Challenges  
7-2: International Law: Norms and Rules without Central Authority  
7-3: International Organizations: The European Union, the United Nations, and Many Others  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
PART III: Economic Security
 
CHAPTER 8: The Pursuit of Economic Security: Trade, Finance, and Integration
Opening Vignette: The Global Economy and the Resurgence of Nationalist Economics  
Introduction: Money is Power  
8-1: Money, Power, and Security  
8-2: The National Economy Era: Colonialism and Mercantilism  
8-3: The International Economy Era: Free Trade, Liberalism, and Marxism  
8-4: The Global Economy Era  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
CHAPTER 9: Economic Statecraft: Sanctions, Aid, and Their Consequences
Opening Vignette: Carrots and Sticks?  
Introduction: Using Wealth to Influence Other Countries  
9-1: Economic Statecraft  
9-2: Economic Sanctions  
9-3: Foreign Aid  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
CHAPTER 10: International Development: Relations between the Haves and Have-Nots
Opening Vignette: A Tale of Two Economies  
Introduction: The Differences Between the Rich and the Poor  
10-1: The Wealth Gap  
10-2: Why Are Some Countries Rich and Others Poor?  
10-3: Development Theories and Policies  
10-4: International Organizations and Development  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
PART IV: Human Security
 
CHAPTER 11: Human Rights: Protecting the Most Basic Security
Opening Vignette: Ethnic Cleansing in Mynamar  
Introduction: Redefining Sovereignty from Protecting Borders to Protecting People  
11-1: The Evolution of Human Rights  
11-2: The Human Rights Regime: Form Norms to Rules  
11-3: The Challenge of Implementation and Enforcement  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
CHAPTER 12: Managing the Environment: Sharing the World or Dividing the World?
Opening Vignette: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch  
Introduction: Environmental Challenges and the Consequences of Human Actions  
12-1: The "Tragedy of the Commons"  
12-2: The Evolving Environmental Regime  
12-3: The Challenge of Fostering Sustainable Development  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
CHAPTER 13: Transnational Advocacy Networks: Changing the World?
Opening Vignette: Why Do People Still Get Polio?  
Introduction: A New Form of International Actor?  
13-1: What Are Transnational Advocacy Networks?  
13-2: How Do TANs Affect Human Security?  
13-3: The Diverse World of Transnational Advocacy Networks  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  
 
PART V: Looking Ahead
 
CHAPTER 14: International, Economic, and Human Security in the Balance: Future Directions and Challenges
Opening Vignette: How Big a Problem is North Korea?  
Introduction: Interpreting How the World Works  
14-1: Anarchy, Diversity, and Complexity in World Politics  
14-2: Seeking Security  
14-3: The Road Ahead  
14-4: Theory in Action, Geography, and Foreign Policy in Perspective  
Conclusion  
Key Concepts  
Key Terms  
Review Questions  
Think About This  
For More Information...  

Supplements

Instructors Resource Site

SAGE COURSEPACKS FOR INSTRUCTORS makes it easy to import our quality content into your school’s LMS. Intuitive and simple to use, it allows you to


Say NO to…

  • required access codes
  • learning a new system

 Say YES to…

  • using only the content you want and need
  • high-quality assessment and multimedia exercises

 

For use in: Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace by Desire2Learn (D2L), and Moodle

Don’t use an LMS platform? No problem, you can still access many of the online resources for your text via SAGE edge.

 

SAGE coursepacks includes:

  • Our content delivered directly into your LMS
  • Intuitive, simple format that makes it easy to integrate the material into your course with minimal effort
  • Pedagogically robust assessment tools that foster review, practice, and critical thinking, and offer a more complete way to measure student engagement, including:
    • Diagnostic chapter pre tests and post tests that identify opportunities for improvement, track student progress, and ensure mastery of key learning objectives
    • Test banks built on Bloom’s Taxonomy that provide a diverse range of test items with ExamView test generation
    • Activity and quiz options that allow you to choose only the assignments and tests you want
  • Instructions on how to use and integrate the comprehensive assessments and resources provided
  • Chapter-specific discussion questions to help launch engaging classroom interaction while reinforcing important content
  • Assignable SAGE Premium Video (available via the interactive eBook version, linked through SAGE coursepacks) is tied to learning objectives, and curated exclusively for this text to bring concepts to life and appeal to different learning styles, featuring:
    • Corresponding multimedia assessment options that automatically feed to your gradebook
  • Comprehensive, downloadable, easy-to-use Media Guide in the Coursepack for every video resource, listing the chapter to which the video content is tied, matching learning objective(s), a helpful description of the video content, and assessment questions
  • Multimedia content includes links to video, audio, web, and data that are tied to learning objectives and enhance exploration of key topics to make learning easier
  • EXCLUSIVE, influential SAGE journal articles, built into course materials tie important research and scholarship to chapter concepts to strengthen learning
  • Editable, chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides that offer flexibility when creating multimedia lectures so you don’t have to start from scratch but you can customize to your exact needs
  • Lecture notes that summarize key concepts on a chapter-by-chapter basis to help you with preparation for lectures and class discussions
  • Integrated links to the interactive eBook that make it easy for your students to maximize their study time with this “anywhere, anytime” mobile-friendly version of the text. It also offers access to more digital tools and resources, including SAGE Premium Video
  • All tables and figures from the textbook
Student Study Site

SAGE EDGE FOR STUDENTS enhances learning in an easy-to-use environment that offers:

  • Mobile-friendly flashcards that strengthen understanding of key terms and concepts, and make it easy to maximize your study time, anywhere, anytime
  •  Mobile-friendly practice quizzes that allow you to assess how much you’ve learned and where you need to focus your attention
  • Chapter summaries with learning objectives that reinforce the most important material
  • Multimedia content includes links to video, audio, web, and data that are tied to learning objectives and enhance exploration of key topics to make learning easier
  • Exclusive access to influential SAGE journal articles ties important research and scholarship to chapter concepts to strengthen learning

Preview this book

For instructors

Select a Purchasing Option


Loose-leaf
ISBN: 9781506397061
$80.00

Paperback
ISBN: 9781506397085
$98.00