Preface -- Pedagogical features -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: What is world politics and why do we study it? -- Part 1. Foundations -- Chapter 2: Understanding interests, interactions, and institutions -- Part 2. War and peace -- Chapter 3: Why are there wars? -- Chapter 4: Domestic politics and war -- Chapter 5: International institutions and war -- Chapter 6: Violence by nonstate actors: Civil war and terrorism -- Part 3. International political economy -- Chapter 7: International trade -- Chapter 8: International financial relations -- Chapter 9: International monetary relations -- Chapter 10: Development: Causes of the wealth and poverty of nations -- Part 4. Transnational politics -- Chapter 11: International law and norms -- Chapter 12: Human rights -- Chapter 13: The global environment -- Part 5. Looking ahead -- Chapter 14: Challenges to the global order
Compare all types of Governments as well as historical and present world electoral systems and reform. Our combined resource starts out with an examination of the most interesting World Political Leaders and their global impact.
"A crucial companion for your International Relations course. Helping you to successfully navigate the exciting and complex field of global politics, this book gives you a clear overview of the field and will make sure you get the most out of your course." -- Back cover