International Relations: Perspectives, Controversies and Readings

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Author : Keith L. Shimko


384 Pages  Paperback 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010, 2008, 2005

©2013, Published


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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: PERSPECTIVES, CONTROVERSIES, AND READINGS, 4th Edition teaches readers to think critically about international politics. Taking an innovative approach, the text delivers brief, topical coverage with a debate ("point of view") framework; each topic has primary source readings... more


Thoroughly revised, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: PERSPECTIVES, CONTROVERSIES, AND READINGS, 4TH Edition reflects the latest developments and emerging issues from the field of international relations.

Chapters 3-13 are framed around a basic question that embodies an important issue or controversy in Int... more

New to this Edition

New topical coverage includes: information on China's rise to power, the impact of the politics of the Arab world, the movement for free trade, the debate about Iran's nuclear weapons program, and updated information on climate change.

Many new Points of View readings have been changed in this edit... more