Introduction to International Relations

Enduring Questions and Contemporary Perspectives

by Joseph Grieco, G. John Ikenberry and Michael Mastanduno

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Chapter 1: Understanding International Relations

Chapter 2: The Emergence of a Global System of States, 1500–Today

Chapter 3: Theories of International Relations

Chapter 4: The Analysis of Foreign Policy

​Chapter 5: War and its Causes

Chapter 6: Pathways to Interstate Peace

Chapter 7: Weapons of Mass Destruction

Chapter 8: International Economics: Basic Theory and Core Institutions

Chapter 9: Power, Politics, and the World Economy

Chapter 10: Dilemmas of Development

Chapter 11: Non-State Actors and Challenges to Sovereignty

Chapter 12: The Environment and International Relations

Chapter 13: Facing the Future: Six Visions of an Emerging International Order