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 International Politics on the World Stage
Preface
To the Student
Acknowledgements
Contents in Brief
MAPS:
1. Levels of Human Development
2. GDP Per Capita in U.S. Dollars
3. Per Capita GDP-PPP
4. World Map
5. Military Expenditures as Percent of Gross Domestic Product
6. Cold War Europe, 1955
7. Post-Cold War International Alliances
8. National Dates of Independence
9. Territorial Changes in the Middle East, World War I to Present
10. Number of Ethnonational Groups That Make Up More than 10 Percent of the Population
11. Average Annual Population Growth Rate, 1990-1995
12. Primary Products as a Percentage of Exports
13. The Female/Male Inequality Gap in the Monied Workforce and in Secondary Education
14. Common Pollutants in Thousands of Metric Tons
PART I: APPROACHES TO WORLD POLITICS
CHAPTER 1: THINKING AND CARING ABOUT WORLD POLITICS
The Importance of Studying World Politics
 World Politics and Your Pocketbook
 World Politics and Your Living Space
 World Politics and Your Life
 Can We Make a Difference?
The World Tomorrow: Two Roads Diverge
 Realism and Idealism: Some Travel Notes on Two Roads
 The Nature of Politics: Realism and Idealism
 The Roles of Power and Justice: Realism and Idealism
 Prospects for Competition and Cooperation: Realism and Idealism
 Assessing Reality: Realism and Idealism
How to Study World Politics
 Political Scientists and World Politics
  What to Study: Levels of Analysis
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 2: THE EVOLUTION OF WORLD POLITICS
The Evolving World System: Early Development
The Evolving World System: The Eighteenth and  Nineteenth Centuries
The Evolving World System: The Twentieth Century
 The Twentieth Century: The Years to World War II
 The Twentieth Century: The Cold War Begins and Ends
Toward the Twenty-First Century: Changes and Choices
 Political Structure and Orientation: Changes and Choices
 Security: Changes and Choices
 International Economics: Changes and Choices
 The Quality of Life: Changes and Choices
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 3: SYSTEM-LEVEL ANALYSIS
Understanding Political Systems: The World and Your School
Structural Characteristics
 The Organization of Authority
 The Actors
 Scope and Level of Interaction
Power Relationships
 Number of System Poles
 Concentration of Power
 Power Changes: Causes and Effects
Economic Patterns
Norms of Behavior
System-Level Analysis: Predicting Tomorrow
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 4: STATE-LEVEL ANALYSIS
Understanding State-Level Analysis
Making Foreign Policy: Types of Government, Situations, and Policy
 Types of Government
 Types of Situations
 Types of Policy
Making Foreign Policy: Political Culture
 National Core
 Favorable World Order
 Projecting Values
Making Foreign Policy: Actors in the Process
 Political Executives
 Bureaucracies
 Legislatures
 Political Opposition
 Interest Groups
 The People
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 5: INDIVIDUAL-LEVEL ANALYSIS
Individual-Level Analysis: Human Nature
 Cognitive Factors
 Psychological Factors
 Biological Factors
 Individual-Level Analysis: Organizational Behavior
 Role Behavior
 Group Decision-Making Behavior
Individual-Level Analysis: Idiosyncratic Behavior
 Personality
 Physical and Mental Health
 Ego and Ambition
 Political History and Personal Experiences
 Perceptions
CHAPTER SUMMARY
PART II: TWO ROADS: DIVERGENT POLITICAL ORIENTATIONS
CHAPTER 6: NATIONALISM: THE TRADITIONAL ORIENTATION
Understanding Nations, Nation-States, and Nationalism
 Nations
 Nation-States
 Nationalism
The Evolution of Nationalism
 The Rise of Nationalism
 The Predicted Demise of Nationalism
 Persistent Nationalism
Nationalism: Builder and Destroyer
 The Beneficent Face of Nationalism
 The Troubled Face of Nationalism
Nationalism and the Future
 Self-Determination as a Goal
 Nationalism: Will the Curtain Fall?
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 7: TRANSNATIONALISM: THE ALTERNATIVE ORIENTATION
The Origins and Impact of Transnationalism
 Transnational Thought
Transnational Interaction
 Transnational economics
 Transnational communications
 Transnational transportation
 Transnational organizations
The Transnational Women's Movement
 The Transnational Women's Movement: Philosophy and Goals
 The Transnational Women's Movement: Programs and Progress
Transnational Religion
 Religion and World Politics
 The Strength of Religious Fundamentalism
 Islam and the World
Transnational Culture
 The Culture of McWorld
 The Culture of Jihad
Transnationalism Tomorrow
CHAPTER SUMMARY
PART III: TWO ROADS: DIVERGENT ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES
CHAPTER 8: NATIONAL STATES: THE TRADITIONAL STRUCTURE
The Nature and Origins of the State
 The State Defined
 The Origins of the State
The State as the Core Political Organization
 Theories of Governance
 National and Other Interests
States and the Future
 The State: The Indictment
 The State: The Defense
 The State: The Verdict
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 9: INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION: THE ALTERNATIVE STRUCTURE
The Nature and Development of International Organization
 Types of International Organizations
 The Roots of International Organization
 The Expansion of IGOs
Goals of International Organization
 Existing and Possible Roles of IGOs
Regional IGOs: Focus on the European Union
 The Origins and Evolution of the European Union
 The Government of Europe: A Prototype
 The Future of the EU
Global IGOs: Focus on the United Nations
 IGO Organization and Related Issues
 IGO Financing and Related Issues
 IGO Activities and Related Issues
 Evaluating IGOs and Their Future
CHAPTER SUMMARY
PART IV: TWO ROADS: DIVERGENT APPROACHES TO CONDUCT
CHAPTER 10: NATIONAL POWER AND DIPLOMACY: THE TRADITIONAL APPROACH
National Power: The Foundation of National Diplomacy
 The Nature of Power
The Elements of Power
 The National Core
 The National Infrastructure
The Nature of Diplomacy
 The Functions of Diplomacy
 The Diplomatic Setting
The Evolution of Diplomacy
 Early Diplomacy
 Modern Diplomacy
The Conduct of Diplomacy
 The Rules of Effective Diplomacy
 Options for Conducting Diplomacy
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 11: INTERNATIONAL LAW AND MORALITY: THE ALTERNATIVE APPROACH
Fundamentals of International Law and Morality
 Primitive Nature of International Law
 Growth of International Law
 The Practice of International Law
 The Fundamentals of International Morality
The International Legal System
 The Philosophical Roots of Law
 How International Law Is Made
 Adherence to the Law
 Adjudication of the Law
Applying International Law and Morality
 Law and Morality: Issues of Cultural Perspective
 Applying International Law and Morality in a Multicultural World
 Applying International Law and Morality to States
 Applying International Law and Morality to Individuals
 Law and Morality: Issues of Prudent Judgment and Application
The Future of International Law and Morality
CHAPTER SUMMARY
PART V: PURSUING PEACE
CHAPTER 12: NATIONAL SECURITY: THE TRADITIONAL ROAD
War and World Politics
 War: The Human Record
 The Causes of War: Three Levels of Analysis
Force as a Political Instrument
 National Military Power
 Levels of Violence: From Intimidation to Attack
 Effectiveness of Force
 The Changing Nature of War
 Classifying Wars
Local Conflict
 Arms Transfers
 Covert Operations and Terrorism
 Direct Military Intervention
Regional Conflict
 Goals and Conduct
 Avoiding Unchecked Escalation
Strategic Nuclear War
 How a Nuclear War Might Start
 The Impact of Nuclear War
 Strategic Nuclear Weapons and Strategy
Deterrence
Nuclear weapons and strategy issues
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 13: INTERNATIONAL SECURITY: THE ALTERNATIVE ROAD
Thinking about Security
 A Tale of Insecurity
 Seeking Security: Approaches and Standards of Evaluation
Limited Self-Defense through Arms Control
 Methods of Achieving Arms Control
 The History of Arms Control
 The Barriers to Arms Control
International Security Forces
 International Security Forces: Theory and Practice
Abolition of War
 Complete Disarmament
 Pacifism
CHAPTER SUMMARY
PART VI: PURSUING PROSPERITY
CHAPTER 14: THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY: A GLOBAL ROAD MAP
Theories of International Political Economy
 Economic Nationalism
 Economic Internationalism
 Economic Structuralism
Two Economic Worlds: North and South
 Two Economic Worlds: Analyzing the Data
 Two Economic Worlds: Human Conditions
 Two Economic Worlds: Approaches to North-South Relations
The Growth and Extent of International  Political Economy
 Trade
 International Investment
 Monetary Relations
 The Impact of Expanded Economic Interchange
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 15: NATIONAL ECONOMIC COMPETITION: THE TRADITIONAL ROAD
National Economic Power: Assets and Utilization
 National Economic Power
 Political Uses of the Economic Instrument
The North and International Political Economy
 The National Economies of the North
 National Economic Issues and Policies of the North
The South and International Political Economy
 Development in the South: Status
 Development in the South: Capital Needs
 Development in the South: LDC Perspectives and Policies
The Future of National Economic Policy
 Barriers to Free Economic Interchange
 Free Economic Interchange: The Debate
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 16: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC COOPERATION: THE ALTERNATIVE ROAD
The Origins of Economic Cooperation
Global Economic Cooperation
 General Economic Cooperation: The UN
 General Economic Cooperation: Other IGOs and Processes
 Trade Cooperation: GATT and the WTO
 Monetary Cooperation: The IMF
 Development Cooperation: The World Bank Group
Regional Economic Cooperation
 Europe
 The Western Hemisphere
 Asia, the Pacific, and Elsewhere
 The Future of Regionalism
CHAPTER SUMMARY
PART VII: PURSUING PRESERVATION
CHAPTER 17: PRESERVING AND ENHANCING HUMAN RIGHTS AND DIGNITY
The Biosphere and Its Inhabitants: The Essence of Politics
The Nature of Human Rights
Human Rights: Quality of Life Issues and Progress
 Food
 Health
 Education
Human Rights Issues regarding Abuses of Individuals and Groups
 Human Rights Abuses: Diverse Discrimination and Oppression
 The International Response to Individual and Group Human Rights Issues
CHAPTER SUMMARY
CHAPTER 18: PRESERVING AND ENHANCING THE GLOBAL COMMONS
Toward Sustainable Development
 The Ecological State of the World
 Sustainable Development
Sustainable Development: Issues and Cooperation
 Population Issues and Cooperation
 Resources Issues and Cooperation
 Resource Conservation: The Global Response
 Environmental Issues and Cooperation
CHAPTER SUMMARY
An Epilogue to the Text/A Prologue to the Future
Explanatory Notes
Endnotes
Glossary
Abbreviations
References
Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: International relations, World politics 1989-International economic relations