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Understanding International Relations - Chris Brown and Kirsten Ainley (4th ed.)

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The fourth edition of this well-established and popular introductory textbook has been updated to cover recent developments in the field of International Relations and world events, whilst still navigating the complexities of the discipline for new students. Brown and Ainley provide systematic coverage of the classical concerns of International Relations theory - power, national interest, foreign policy and war - alongside analysis of the impact of globalization on security, governance and the world economy. The authors actively avoid using a singular theoretical lens to conduct their survey, instead evaluating and using many throughout this book to further illustrate the nuances of the discipline. This is all while maintaining the focus on the discipline's focus on real world events, with case studies ranging from the recent rise of China and Russia to the global economic downturn, to teach students how the discipline can be applied to understanding the central and difficult questions that the world faces today. Clear and accessible, but also critical and penetrating, this book is an essential text for undergraduate International Relations students today.

Paperback in very good condition: light shelf wear.

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Author(s):
Chris Brown and Kirsten Ainley
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
236x166x17
EAN-13:
9780230213111
Edition:
4th Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780230213111
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Macmillan Education UK

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The fourth edition of this well-established and popular introductory textbook has been updated to cover recent developments in the field of International Relations and world events, whilst still navigating the complexities of the discipline for new students. Brown and Ainley provide systematic coverage of the classical concerns of International Relations theory - power, national interest, foreign policy and war - alongside analysis of the impact of globalization on security, governance and the world economy. The authors actively avoid using a singular theoretical lens to conduct their survey, instead evaluating and using many throughout this book to further illustrate the nuances of the discipline. This is all while maintaining the focus on the discipline's focus on real world events, with case studies ranging from the recent rise of China and Russia to the global economic downturn, to teach students how the discipline can be applied to understanding the central and difficult questions that the world faces today. Clear and accessible, but also critical and penetrating, this book is an essential text for undergraduate International Relations students today.

Paperback in very good condition: light shelf wear.

Author(s):
Chris Brown and Kirsten Ainley
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
236x166x17
EAN-13:
9780230213111
Edition:
4th Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780230213111
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Macmillan Education UK

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