Introduction to Global Politics, 4th Edition, (PDF) offers college students a truly global approach to International Relations. The ebook’s three-part organization and ten-chapter structure offer a solid introduction to the central areas of study in this course: History, Global Actors, Theories, Security Issues, and Economic Issues. Using the theme of globalization and integrating the expertise of scholars around the world, this text teaches students how to evaluate global political events using the predominant theories in the field and offers sufficient historical context and a broad-based global viewpoint.
The 1st edition of Introduction to Global Politics was an adaptation for the US market of the successful UK textbook Globalization of World Politics (also available at our store), now in its 6th edition, by Smith, Baylis, and Owens. The US adaptation makes the most of on the many strengths of the UK edition while making it more appropriate for the US market. Introduction to Global Politics, 4e will continue the successful formula established in the first edition.
“Very inclusive! Intro to Global Politics 4e contains strong examples and valuable tables. The textbook is successful at making IR significant for students.”
— Krista Tuomi, American University
“Introduction to Global Politics helps college students form a foundation for connecting in the world as active consumers, motivating them to think more deeply about the impact of world events. It offers great coverage of a wide variety of topics that have traditionally been overlooked.” — Petra Henderson, Michigan State University
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