World Politics: Trend and Transformation, 2013 - 2014 Update Edition

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Authors : Charles W. Kegley Jr.; Shannon L. Blanton


624 Pages  Paperback 

14th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2013, 2011

©2014 , Published


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WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION offers analysis of the most up-to-date data, research, and contemporary events from today’s international political stage. Students will understand what is happening today and why. This 2013-2014 UPDATE EDITION incorporates recent changes in leadership, the l... more


Throughout the text, “Controversy” boxes examine the opposing positions on major issues of current or classic import in the sphere of international relations. These essays encourage students to think critically about rival viewpoints and to develop their own opinions.

“A Closer Look” boxes reflect ... more

New to this Edition

A new partnership with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs provides more coverage of contemporary issues and resources to explore those issues than ever before.

Updates on global leadership changes, including those in Russia, France, and 2012 U.S. presidential election coverage... more