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21 March 2014

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In this extensively revised new edition of Global Politics, internationally renowned author Andrew Heywood provides a systematic and integrated analysis of the theory and practice of contemporary international relations.

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In this extensively revised new edition of Global Politics, internationally renowned author Andrew Heywood provides a systematic and integrated analysis of the theory and practice of contemporary international relations.

This edition is fully updated to cover key developments, from the Arab Spring to the global financial crisis, and provides enhanced coverage of current issues like international migration. An entirely new chapter on the importance and impact of theory at the end of the book revisits key perspectives, and addresses deeper questions about the nature and purpose of theory in global politics.

Written with outstanding clarity and drawing on an exceptionally wide range of theoretical perspectives throughout, each chapter is packed with innovative features to aid study and reinforce learning. To complement this textbook, there is a companion website with resources for both lecturers and students. Exam questions, PowerPoint slides, online-only case-studies, self-test questions, and more, can be found at https://he.palgrave.com/companion/Heywood-Global-Politics/




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  • Full-page case studies of Global Politics in Action, the majority entirely new to this edition, look behind the headlines to illuminate major events in world affairs
  • Global Actor case studies consider the nature and significance of key players on the world stage, from Google to the G-20
  • Focus and Debating features look closer at issues and approaches to promote critical thinking
  • Photographs and biographies of influential theorists introduce the people, as well as the ideas, that have shaped the subject

  • Updated key developments, from the Arab Spring to the global financial crisis, and provides enhanced coverage of issues like international migration
  • An entirely new chapter on theory at the end of the book revisits key perspectives, and addresses deeper questions about the nature and purpose of theory in international relations
1. Introducing Global Politics
2. Historical Context
3. Theories of Global Politics
4. The Economy in a Global Age
5. The State and Foreign Policy in a Global Age
6. Society in a Global Age
7. The Nation in a Global Age
8. Identity, Culture and Challenges to the West
9. Power and Twenty-First Century Global Order
10. War and Peace
11. Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament
12. Transnational Terrorism
13. Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention
14. International Law 
15. Poverty and Development
16. Global Environmental Issues
17. Gender in Global Politics 
18. International Organization, the UN and Global Governance
19. Global Economic Governance 
20. Regionalism and World Politics
21. Why Theory Matters.
The companion website with resources for students to consolidate the lessons from the book, as well as provide extra information not included. 

Examples include:
  • Online-only case-studies
  • Self-test questions
  • Chapter notes
  • 'Key Thinker' breakdowns
  • + more!
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Andrew Heywood is author of such best-selling textbooks as Politics, Political Theory and Political Ideologies used by hundreds of thousands of students around the world.

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Andrew Heywood is author of such best-selling textbooks as Politics, Political Theory and Political Ideologies used by hundreds of thousands of students around the world.

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