Introduction to Global Politics 7th Edition by Steven Lamy, ISBN-13: 978-0197644546


Introduction to Global Politics 7th Edition by Steven Lamy, ISBN-13: 978-0197644546

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  • Publisher: ‎ Oxford University Press; 7th edition (August 3, 2022)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 544 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 0197644546
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0197644546

Introduction to Global Politics, Seventh Edition, provides a current, engaging, and non-U.S. perspective on global politics. It shows students how to analyze global political events using theoretical approaches–both mainstream and alternative–and emphasizes non-state actors more than any other global politics text. The book offers a robust ancillary resource program, including interactive media activities designed to reinforce key concepts by simulating real-world situations, making Introduction to Global Politics, Seventh Edition, the perfect text to engage your students.

Table of Contents:

Cover Page
Title page
Copyright page
About the Authors
Maps of the World
A Global Approach
Learning Goals
Part I Foundations of Global Politics
Part II Global Actors
Part III Global Issues
Pedagogical Features
New to This Edition
Revision Highlights
Chapter-by-Chapter Improvements
Chapter 1 Introduction to Global Politics
Chapter 2 The Evolution of Global Politics
Chapter 3 Realism, Liberalism, and Critical Theories
Chapter 4 Making Foreign Policy
Chapter 5 Global and Regional Governance
Chapter 6 Global Security, Military Power, and Terrorism
Chapter 7 Human Rights and Human Security
Chapter 8 Global Trade and Finance
Chapter 9 Poverty, Development, and Hunger
Chapter 10 Environmental Issues
Teaching and Learning Tools
Oxford Learning Link (OLL)
Digital Learning Tools at
Learning Management System Integration
Packaging Options
Supplements Author
Reviewers of the Seventh and All Previous Editions
1 Introduction to Global Politics
International Relations and Global Politics
Global Actors
Global Issues
Theories of Global Politics
What Are Theories?
Theoretical Traditions in International Relations
The Rise of Realism
Rival Theories
Research Approaches: Historical, Social Scientific, and Constructivist
The Historical Approach
The Social Scientific Approach: Levels of Analysis
The Constructivist Approach
Dimensions of Globalization
Review Questions
List of Key Terms
2 The Evolution of Global Politics
The Significance of the Peace of Westphalia
Revolutionary Wars
World Wars: Modern and Total
Legacies and Consequences of European Colonialism
Cold War
Onset of the Cold War
Conflict, Confrontation, and Compromise
The Rise and Fall of Détente
From Détente to a Second Cold War
From the End of the Cold War to the War on Terrorism
Globalization: Challenging the International Order?
From Superpower to Hyperpower: US Primacy
Europe in the New World System
Russia: From Yeltsin to Putin
East Asia: Primed for Rivalry?
Latin America: Becoming Global Players
The War on Terrorism: From 9/11 to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria
Review Questions
List of Key Terms
3 Realism, Liberalism, and Critical Theories
What Is Realism?
The Essential Realism
One Realism or Many?
Classical Realism
Structural Realism, or Neorealism
Contemporary Realist Challenges to Structural Realism
What Theory Tells Us About Policy
What Is Liberalism?
Defining Liberalism
The Essential Liberalism
Liberalism in Practice
What Theory Tells Us About Policy
Critical Theories
The Essential Marxism
Third World Socialists
Feminist Theory
What Theory Tells Us About Policy
Review Questions
List of Key Terms
4 Making Foreign Policy
What Is Foreign Policy?
States, Nationalism, and National Interests
Foreign Policy from Different Perspectives
Who Makes Foreign Policy?
What Do We Expect From Foreign Policy?
Levels of Analysis in Foreign Policy
Individual Factors, or the Human Dimension
National Factors, or Domestic Attributes
Systemic Factors, or the Nature of the International System
Global Factors
The Foreign Policy Process
Phase One: Initiation or Articulation
Phase Two: The Formulation of Foreign Policy
Phase Three: Foreign Policy Implementation
Phase Four: Foreign Policy Evaluation
Foreign Policy Strategies and Tools
Sticks: Military and Economic Tools
Carrots: Foreign Assistance
Sermons: Diplomatic Messaging and the Use of All Forms of Media
Soft, Smart, and Hard Power in Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy Styles and Traditions
Great-Power Foreign Policy
Middle-Power Foreign Policy
Small-State Foreign Policy
Review Questions
List of Key Terms
5 Global and Regional Governance
International Law
International Order and Institutions
Criticisms of International Law
From International to Supranational Law?
The United Nations
A Brief History of the United Nations
The UN’s Principal Organs
The Security Council
Growth in UN Membership
The General Assembly
The Secretariat
The Economic and Social Council
The Trusteeship Council
The International Court of Justice
Maintenance of International Peace and Security
Increased Attention to Conditions Within States
Intervention Within States
Economic and Social Questions
The Reform Process of the United Nations
Country Level
Headquarters Level
The European Union and Other Regional Organizations
The Process of European Integration
Other Regional Actors: The African Union, the Organization of American States, The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and the Arab League
The African Union
Organization of American States
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Arab League
China as a Leader of Global Institutions
The Growth of Global Civil Society
Multinational Corporations
INGOs as Global Political Actors
Sources of INGO Power
Forms of INGO Power
Information Politics
Symbolic Politics
Leverage Politics
Accountability Politics
Global Campaign Politics
Celebrity Diplomacy
Foundations and Think Tanks
Criminal and Terrorist Networks as Global Actors
Review Questions
List of Key Terms
6 Global Security, Military Power, and Terrorism
What Is “Security”?
Mainstream and Critical Approaches to Security
Realist and Neorealist Views on Global Security
Liberal Institutionalist Views on Global Security
The Constructivist Approach to Global Security
The Feminist Approach to Global Security
Marxist and Radical Liberal or Utopian Approaches to Security
The Changing Character of War
The Nature of War
The Revolution in Military Affairs
Hybrid Warfare
Postmodern War
Globalization and New Wars
New Roles for NATO?
Nuclear Proliferation and Nonproliferation
Proliferation Optimism and Pessimism
Nuclear Weapons Effects
The Current Nuclear Age
Nuclear Motivations
Nuclear Capabilities and Intentions
Great Power Security and Strategy
United States
The European Union
Terrorism and Extremism
Terrorism: From Domestic to Global Phenomenon
The Impact of Globalization on Terrorism
Cultural Explanations
Economic Explanations
Religion and “New” Terrorism
Globalization, Technology, and Terrorism
Security of Terrorist Organizations
Combating Terrorism
Counterterrorism Activities
Review Questions
List of Key Terms
7 Human Rights and Human Security
What Are Human Rights?
The Liberal Account of Rights
Human Rights and State Sovereignty
International Human Rights Legislation
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Subsequent UN Legislation
Enforcement of Human Rights Legislation
What Is Human Security?
Origin of the Concept
Human Security and Development
Human Security and Refugees
Common Security
History of Humanitarian Activism and Intervention
Contemporary Cases of Intervention and Nonintervention
Universalism Challenged
Humanitarian Dimensions
Political and Economic Rights and Security
Human Rights and Human Security During Conflict
Gender, Identity, and Human Security
The Role of the International Community
Responsibility to Protect, Prevent, and Rebuild
Basic Principles
Review Questions
List of Key Terms
8 Global Trade and Finance
The Emergence of a Global Trade and Monetary System
Global Trade and Finance Actors in a Globalizing Economy
Cross-Border Transactions
Open-Border Transactions
Transborder Transactions
Global Trade
Transborder Production
Transborder Products
Global Finance
Global Money
Global Banking
Global Securities
Global Derivatives
Continuity and Change in Economic Globalization
Irregular Incidence
The Persistence of Territory
The Survival of the State
The Continuance of Nationalism and Cultural Diversity
Review Questions
List of Key Terms
9 Poverty, Development, and Hunger
Post-1945 International Economic Liberalism and the Orthodox Development Model
The Post-1945 International Economic Order: Results
Economic Development: Orthodox and Alternative Evaluations
A Critical Alternative View of Development
Democracy, Empowerment, and Development
The Orthodoxy Incorporates Criticisms
An Appraisal of the Responses of the Orthodox Approach to Its Critics
The Orthodox, Nature-Focused Explanation of Hunger
The Entitlement, Society-Focused Explanation of Hunger
Globalization and Hunger
Review Questions
List of Key Terms
10 Environmental Issues
Global Environmental Governance
Environmental Issues on the International Agenda: A Brief History
The Paris Climate Summit 2015 and 2016
From Bonn 2017 to Madrid 2019
COP 26 The Glasgow Conference 2021
The Environment and International Relations Theory
The Functions of International Environmental Cooperation
Transboundary Trade and Pollution Control
Market Strategies to Address Environmental Challenges
Norm Creation
Aid and Capacity Building
Scientific Understanding
Governing the Commons
Environmental Regimes
Climate Change
Review Questions
List of Key Terms
Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
List of Illustrations
List of Tables

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