Table of contents for The globalization of world politics : an introduction to international relations / John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens.

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Brief contents
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About the contributors 00
World map 00
Introduction 0
John Baylis, Steve Smith and Patricia Owens
1 Globalization and global politics 14
Anthony McGrew
Part One The historical context
2 The evolution of international society 36
David Armstrong
3 International history, 1900-1990 54
Len Scott
4 From the cold war to the war on terror 70
Michael Cox
5 Realism 90
Tim Dunne and Brian C Schmidt
6 Liberalism 108
Tim Dunne
Part Two Theories of world politics
7 Contemporary mainstream approaches: neo-realism and neo-liberalism 124
Steven L Lamy
8 Marxist theories of international relations 142
Stephen Hobden and Richard Wyn Jones
9 Social Constructivism 160
Michael Barnett
10 Alternative approaches to international theory 174
Steve Smith and Patricia Owens
11 International ethics 192
Richard Shapcott
Part Three Structures and processes
12 The changing nature of war 210
Mike Sheehan
13 International and global security 226
John Baylis
14 International political economy in an age of globalization 242
Ngaire Woods
15 Gender in world politics 262
J Ann Tickner
16 International law 278
Christian Reus-Smit
17 International regimes 296
Richard Little
18 The United Nations 312
Paul Taylor and Devon Curtis
19 Transnational actors and international organizations in global politics 330
Peter Willetts
Part Four International issues
20 Environmental issues 350
John Vogle
21 Terrorism and globalization 370
James D Kiras
22 Nuclear proliferation 386
Darryl Howlett
23 Nationalism 402
John Breuilly
24 Culture in world affairs 418
Simon Murden
25 Regionalism in international affairs 434
Edward Best and Th omas Christiansen
26 Global trade and fi nance 450
Jan Aart Scholte
27 Poverty, development, and hunger 468
Caroline Th omas
28 Human security 490
Amitav Acharya
29 Human rights 506
Chris Brown
30 Humanitarian intervention in world politics 522
Alex J Bellamy and Nicholas J Wheeler
Part Five Globalization in the future
31 Globalization and the transformation of political community 542
Andrew Linklater
32 Globalization and the post-cold war order 560
Ian Clark
Glossary 576
References 589
Index 605
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List of case studies 00
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About the contributors 00
World map 00
Introduction 0
From international politics to world politics 3
Theories of world politics 3
The four theories and globalization 6
Globalization and its precursors 8
Globalization: myth or reality? 10
1 Globalization and global politics 14
Introduction 16
Making sense of globalization 16
Conceptualizing globalization 18
Contemporary globalization 20
A world transformed: globalization and distorted global politics 23
From distorted global politics to cosmopolitan global politics? 29
Conclusion 32
Part One The historical context
2 The evolution of international society 36
IIntroduction: the idea of international society 38
Ancient worlds 39
The Christian and Islamic orders 42
The emergence of modern international society 44
The globalization of international society 48
Conclusion: problems of global international society 49
3 International history, 1900-90 54
Introduction 56
Modern total war 56
End of empire 58
Cold war 60
Conclusion 67
4 From the cold war to the war in Iraq 70
Introduction 72
The end of the cold war 72
Mapping the post-cold war era 74
From superpower to hyperpower - US primacy 75
Europe in the new world system 77
Russia: from Yeltsin to Putin 78
East Asia: primed for rivalry? 80
The haves and the have nots 81
The war on terror: from 9/11 to Iraq 83
Conclusion 86
Part Two Theories of world politics
5 Realism 90
Introduction: the timeless wisdom of Realism 92
TOne Realism, or many? 95
The essential Realism 100
Conclusion: Realism and the globalization of world politics 103
Conclusion: problems of global international society 58
6 Liberalism 108
Introduction 110
Core ideas in Liberal thinking on international relations 112
Liberalism and globalization 116
Conclusion 120
7 Contemporary mainstream approaches: neo-realism and neo-liberalism 124
Introduction 126
Neo-realism 127
Neo-liberalism 131
The neo-neo debate 133
Neo-liberals and neo-realists on globalization 136
Conclusion: narrowing the agenda of international relations 137
8 Marxist theories of international relations 142
Introduction: the continuing relevance of Marxism 144
The essential elements of Marxist theories of world politics 145
World-system theory 147
Gramscianism 149
Critical theory 153
New Marxism 155
Conclusion: Marxist theories of international relations and globalization 157
9 Social Constructivism 160
Introduction 162
The main Constructivist tenets 162
Constructivism and global change 168
Conclusion 171
10 Alternative approaches to international theory 174
Introduction 176
Explanatory/constitutive theories and foundation/anti-foundational theories 176
Historical sociology 179
Feminist theory 181
Post-modernism 185
Post-colonialism 187
Conclusion 189
11 International ethics 192
Introduction 194
The ethical signifi cance of boundaries: cosmopolitanism and its alternatives 194
Anti-cosmopolitanism: Realism and Pluralism 199
Global ethical issues 201
Conclusion 205
Part Three Structures and processes
12 The changing character of war 210
Introduction 212
Defi nitions 213
The nature of war 214
The revolution in military affairs 217
Post-modern war 219
New wars 221
Conclusion 224
13 International and global security 226
Introduction 228
The ethical signifi cance of boundaries: cosmopolitanism and its alternatives 229
The traditional approach to national security 230
The diffi culties of cooperation between states 232
The opportunities for cooperation between states 232
Alternative views of international and global security 234
Critical security studies 235
Global society and international security 236
Conclusion: the continuing tensions between national, international, and global security 238
14 International political economy in an age of globalization 242
Introduction 244
The post-war world economy 244
Traditional and new approaches to IPE 248
The globalization debate in IPE 252
International institutions in the globalizing world-economy 256
Conclusion 258
15 Gender in world politics 262
Introduction 264
Feminist theories 264
Feminists defi ne gender 265
Putting a gender lens on global politics 266
Gendering security 268
Gender in the global economy 271
Using knowledge to inform policy practice 273
Conclusion 276
16 International law 278
Introduction: the paradox of international law 280
Order and institutions 280
The modern institution of international law 281
From international to supranational law 286
The laws of war 288
Theoretical approaches to international law 289
Conclusion 293
17 International regimes 296
Introduction 298
The nature of regimes 300
Competing theories of regime foundation 302
Conclusion 307
18 The United Nations 312
Introduction 314
A brief history of the United National and its principal organs 314
The United Nations and the maintenance of international peace and security 319
The United Nations and intervention within states 321
The United Nations and economic and social questions 324
The reform process in the economic and social arrangements of the United Nations 326
Conclusion 327
19 Transnational actors and international organizations in global politics 330
Introduction 332
Problems with the state-centric approach 332
Transnational companies as political actors 334
Non-legitimate groups and liberation movements as political actors 337
Non-governmental organizations as political actors 339
International organizations as structures of global politics 341
Conclusion: issues and policy systems in global politics 342
Part Four International issues
20 Environmental issues350
Introduction 352
Environmental issues on the international agenda: a brief history 353
The functions of international environmental cooperation 356
Climate change 361
The environmental and International Relations theory 365
Conclusion 366
21 Terrorism and globalization 370
Introduction 372
Defi nitions 372
Terrorism: from transnational to global phenomenon (1968-2001) 374
Terrorism: the impact of globalization 375
Globalization, technology, and terrorism 378
Combating terrorism 382
Conclusion 384
22 Nuclear proliferation 386
Introduction 388
Nature of nuclear weapons and their effects 389
Diffusion of nuclear and missile technology 391
Theorizing nuclear proliferation and non-proliferation 392
Evolution of global nuclear control and anti-proliferation measures 396
Conclusion 399
23 Nationalism 402
Introduction: concepts and debates 404
Nationalism, nation-states, and global politics in history 406
Nationalism, nation-states, and global politics today 412
Conclusion 414
24 Culture in world affairs 418
Introduction: culture in human affairs 420
The counter-revolutionaries of the global age 423
The counter-revolution at the civilization level?: the case of Islam 427
Islamic fundamentalism 427
Conclusion 431
25 Regionalism in international affairs 434
Introduction 436
Regional cooperation and regional integration 436
Regional cooperation in a global context 438
The process of European integration 444
Conclusion 447
26 Global trade and fi nance 450
Introduction 452
A globalizing economy 453
Global trade 457
Global fi nance 459
Continuity and change in economic globalization 462
Conclusion 466
27 Poverty, development, and hunger 468
Introduction 470
Poverty 471
Development 473
Hunger 482
Conclusion: looking to the future-globalization with a human face? 487
28 Human security 490
Introduction 492
What is human security? 492
Debates about human security 494
Dimensions of human security 496
Promoting human security 502
Conclusion 504
29 Human rights 506
Introduction 508
On rights in general 510
The liberal account of human rights 511
1948 and the modern agenda 513
Political and economic rights 514
Universalism challenged 516
Conclusion 519
30 Humanitarian intervention in world politics 522
Introduction 524
The case for humanitarian intervention 524
The case against humanitarian intervention 526
The 1990s: a golden era of humanitarian activism? 528
Humanitarian intervention and the war on terror 531
The responsibility to protect 535
Conclusion 538
wPart Five Globalization in the future
31 Globalization and the transformation of political community 542
Introduction: what is a political community? 544
Nationalism and political community 545
Community and citizenship 547
The changing nature of political community 549
Beyond Realism? 553
Conclusion 556
32 Globalization and the post-cold war order 560
Introduction 562
A typology of order 563
The elements of contemporary order 564
Globalization and the post-Westphalian order? 567
Globalization and legitimacy 569
Conclusion 571
An international order of globalized states? 573
Glossary 576
References 589
Index 605

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

International relations -- Textbooks.
World politics -- 1989- -- Textbooks.