The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations

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Working from a unique non U.S. perspective, this market leading text provides a coherent, accessible, and engaging introduction to the globalization of world politics. Now in its fifth edition, this internationally successful text has been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in world politics. New chapters on post colonialism and post structuralism ensure that it will remain the most comprehensive introduction to international relations available. This exceptional text is ideal for students who are approaching the subject for the first time.

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* Presents contributions from an impressive line up of international experts, each of whom provides accessible but stimulating insights into history, theory, structures, processes, and other key issues in the field
* Offers a visually appealing full color interior
* Provides a strong pedagogical program, which includes numerous boxes, figures, tables, maps, questions, lively examples, and case studies

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About the Author:


John Baylis is Pro-Vice Chancellor and Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Wales, Swansea.

Steve Smith is Vice-Chancellor and Professor of International Politics at the University of Exeter.

Patricia Owens is Reader in the Department of International Relations at the University of Sussex.

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"The Globalization of World Politics is the book that you wish you had written yourself. It is excellent. The book reflects the authors' pedagogical understanding and deep knowledge of their subject. Students, teachers, and scholars alike will find it very valuable."

--Mikael Baaz, University of Gothenburg

"Extensive updating and revision, new chapters by leading scholars in the field, and enhanced online resources ensure that this new, fifth edition of Globalization of World Politics will further enhance its reputation as the world's best introductory text on world politics."

--Peter Lawler, University of Manchester

"By expanding its coverage of recent global developments - financial crises, migration dynamics, and deepening anxieties - this popular textbook sustains its claim to comprehensive, cutting-edge analysis and student-friendly pedagogical effectiveness."

--V. Spike Peterson, University of Arizona

"This textbook offers an extraordinary combination of historical, conceptual and thematic breadth, accessible prose written by some of IR's greatest minds, and a perspective that is genuinely global in scope. It is the must read for students of international relations from around the world."

--Arlene B. Tickner, Universidad de los Andes

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