3rd Edition

International Relations: The Key Concepts

    464 Pages
    by Routledge

    ‘To attempt such a difficult task requires ambition, confidence and skill. All three qualities are evident in this impressive reference book. It deserves a prominent place in all International Relations libraries’.

    Dr Scott Burchill, In Australian Journal of Political Science, 43:4, 747 — 766.


    Now in its third edition, International Relations: The Key Concepts, remains an important resource for anyone interested in international politics. Comprehensive and relevant, it has been fully revised to reflect the most important themes and issues in international relations in the post-9/11 era. Featuring new entries on:

    • The Arab Spring

    • Responsibility to Protect

    • Governmentality

    • Postcolonialism

    • Neoliberalism

    • Global Financial Crisis

    With suggestions for further reading and a useful guide to websites, International Relations: The Key Concepts is an ideal aid for students and newcomers to the field of International Relations.



    List of Key Concepts

    Key Concepts A-Z

    Appendix: International Relations Website




    Dr. Steven C. Roach is Associate Professor of International Politics in the Department of Government and International Affairs at the University of South Florida.