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International politics : concepts, theories and issues /

This book provides a roadmap that can orient the reader towards the main concepts, theories and issues in world politics today necessitating explorations in 'new theorizing', thus making the study of global politics a much more exciting and absorbing project than ever before. Every effort...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Sage Knowledge.
Other Authors: Basu, Rumki.
Format: Online Book
Published: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2012.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; List of Boxes; List of Abbreviations; Preface; Introduction; Part A: Concepts; 1
  • The Nation State System: National Power, Balance of Power and Collective Security; 2
  • Role of National Interest; 3
  • Diplomacy: Nature, Forms and Relevance; 4
  • Colonialism and Neocolonialism: Impact of Decolonization; 5
  • Disarmament, Arms Control and Nuclear Proliferation; Part B: Theories; 6
  • Liberalism; 7
  • Realism; 8
  • Marxism; 9
  • Feminism; 10
  • Postmodernism and Constructivism in International Relations; Part C: Issues; 11
  • Globalization: Meaning and Dimensions.
  • 12
  • The United Nations: Changing Role13
  • Human Rights and International Politics; 14
  • The Global Environment: Issues and Debates; 15
  • Terrorism; 16
  • Development and Security: Changing Paradigms; Part D: India's Foreign Policy and Bilateral Relations; 17
  • Basic Determinants of India's Foreign Policy and Bilateral Relations; Afterword; Model Questions; About the Editor and Contributors; Index.