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Routledge Companion to International Relations

Edited by Alasdair Blair, Steven Curtis

© 2017 – Routledge

374 pages | 9 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9780415565752
pub: 2018-01-01
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pub: 2018-01-01
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About the Book

Routledge Companion to International Relations provides students with clearly written, authoritative and comprehensive information and analysis of all aspects of international relations. It is designed as a one-stop text which will be an invaluable reference point and revision guide throughout your studies.

Subjects covered by the Routledge Companion to International Relations include:

  • the historical context and development of the modern international system
  • the main theoretical perspectives in international relations
  • the key actors and institutions in global affairs including states and non-state actors and the significance of diplomacy and international law
  • coverage of key contemporary issues and developments such as security, terrorism, foreign policy, globalization, international trade, development, human rights, migration, culture and religion and the environment
  • an extensive glossary, maps and a detailed chronology which reviews the major events in international relations.

Routledge Companion to International Relations will help to guide you through this fascinating and complex subject area and provides all the necessary background information.

Table of Contents

Part 1: History and Perspectives 1. The Nature of International Relations 2. The Emergence of the Modern International System: 1648-1945 3. International Relations since 1945 4. Theories of International Relations Part 2: Actors and Institutions 5. The States-System 6. Beyond the State: The Role of Non-State Actors 7. Regions 8. Diplomacy and International Law Part 3: Issues and Developments 9. Contemporary Security Environment 10. Terrorism, International Crime and Global Security 11. Foreign Policy in the Contemporary World 12. Globalization and International Trade 13. Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention 14. Development 15. Environment 16. Culture and Religion 17. Migration Part 4: The Challenge of International Relations 18. Conclusion Part 5: Reference 19. Glossary 20. Chronology of Key Events 21. Maps 22. Bibliography

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Regional Planning
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / International