Introduction to International Relations: Perspectives, Connections, and Enduring Questions (Paperback)

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The third edition of this bestselling introductory textbook provides a truly comprehensive and accessible guide to international affairs. Bringing together the combined decades of experience in researching and teaching global politics of three acclaimed scholars, this text introduces students to what is happening in our complex and rapidly changing world as well as how to analyse those events. Pedagogically driven, the book is structured around enduring questions that reflect the key concepts in world politics. It makes use of the levels of analysis framework and boxed features to highlight connections between theory and practice, aspirations and reality and history and contemporary events.

This is an ideal textbook for introductory modules for Political Science and International Relations undergraduate students.


Increased emphasis on the world economy from the perspective of emerging economies
Coverage of non-traditional warfare based on emerging technologies, including cyberwarfare
Broader analysis of how non-state actors challenge sovereignty, and of the implications of their activities for the traditional state system

Completely revised and updated throughout, covering the latest advances in thinking and contemporary case examples

About the Author

Joseph Grieco is Professor of Political Science at Duke University, USA. He has been Karl W. Deutsch Visiting Professor at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, Germany; and since 1996 he has been a Visiting Professor at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy. G. John Ikenberry is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, USA. He is also Co-Director of Princeton's Center for International Security Studies and a Global Eminence Scholar at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea. In 2013-2014 Ikenberry was the 72nd Eastman Visiting Professor at Balliol College, Oxford. Michael Mastanduno is Nelson A. Rockefeller Professor of Government and from 2010 through 2017 was Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Dartmouth College, USA. He has been a guest faculty member at the London School of Economics, the University of Tokyo, the Graduate School of Economics and International Relations at Milan and the Geneva Center for Security Policy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781352012453
ISBN-10: 1352012456
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: March 9th, 2022
Pages: 597
Language: English