Politics and international relations round-up

February 24, 2011

Global Politics

Author: Andrew Heywood

Edition: First

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Pages: 584

Price: £29.99

ISBN 9781403989826

Heywood, a renowned scholar and author of several acclaimed textbooks, here presents a lively, coherent and engaging alternative to existing texts covering introductory courses in global politics, international relations and world politics. In encouraging students to look critically at world events, he deconstructs jargon, debates key topics and works with compelling case studies.

Terrorism, Civil War, and Revolution: Revolution and International Politics

Author: Peter Calvert

Edition: Third revised

Publisher: Continuum

Pages: 200

Price: £55.00 and £17.99

ISBN 9781441167842 and 53647

Calvert probes the nature of revolution and civil strife in the context of international politics. Expanding on the second edition of his well-received text Revolution and International Politics, this work aims to reflect drastic changes to the world order since 2001. Its increased focus on terrorism and civil war includes consideration of the use of force by the state in the international system, challenges to states, counterinsurgency and wars of national liberation.

International Conflict Resolution

Author: Charles Hauss

Edition: Second revised

Publisher: Continuum

Pages: 240

Price: £65.00 and £19.99

ISBN 9780826489104 and 9111

Hauss considers conflict in the context of the controversial field of international relations, and the growth of conflict in the new millennium. Offering a balanced introduction to theory and practice, he traces the three stages in most conflicts - origins, the end of conflict and reconciliation. Case studies offer students material to make better-informed assessments of diverse theories of conflict.

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