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Introduction to Global Politics, Second Edition, brings together an expert team of international scholars to provide students with a current, engaging, and non-U.S. perspective on global politics. It shows students how to analyze global political events using theoretical approaches--both mainstream and alternative--and emphasizes non-state actors more...
Introduction to Global Politics, Second Edition, brings together an expert team of international scholars to provide students with a current, engaging, and non-U.S. perspective on global politics. It shows students how to analyze global political events using theoretical approaches--both mainstream and alternative--and emphasizes non-state actors more than other textbooks.NEW TO THIS EDITION:* "Thinking about Global Politics" boxes at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to develop their critical-thinking skills and apply their knowledge to activities dealing with real-world issues* "Engaging with the World" boxes suggest ways that students can get involved with activist organizations* Additional non-Western examples and a more even integration of critical approaches throughout provide more balanced coverage* A new chapter (7) on Nongovernmental Actors includes expanded coverage of NGOs, transnational social movements, corporations, celebrity diplomacy, and networks* Updates throughout examine recent events and trends including the Arab Spring, the rise of China, and the continuing effects of the global economic crisis* New case studies offer in-depth looks at sexual violence, cyber-terrorism, and more PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES:* "Global Perspective" essays: Included in every chapter, these essays open windows onto other parts of the world, showing how other countries and world organizations perceive and manage global politics* "Theory in Practice" essays: Demonstrating the explanatory power of theories in global politics, these essays examine real-world scenarios using a variety of theoretical lenses* "Case Study" essays: These boxed essays delve into timely and teachable moments from world events, providing students with more in-depth analyses of specific topics* "What's Your Worldview?" critical-thinking questions: Short, critical-thinking questions in every chapter challenge students to develop their own, more well-informed ideas about global actors and issuesSUPPORT PACKAGE:An Instructor's Resource Manual with Test-Item File--available on CD or online-- offers chapter objectives, detailed chapter outlines, lecture suggestions and activities, discussion questions, video and web resources, and more than 1,400 test items, including multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions.A Computerized Test Bank provides multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions.A Companion Website at www.oup.com/us/lamy contains all of the instructor resources (available for download) and numerous tools for students, including learning objectives, key-concept summaries, quizzes, essay questions, web activities, and web links.An Instructor's Resource CD includes the Instructor's Resource Manual with Test-Item File, a Computerized Test Bank, PowerPoint-based lecture slides, and graphics from the text.Now Playing, a print resource and Netflix subscription, features relevant videos and DVDs.Learning Management System Cartridges are also available. This text is also available as a CourseSmart Ebook (978-0-19-9993408-9). Please contact your Oxford University Press sales representative for details.
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