John Baylis, Steve Smith and Patricia Owens: Introduction 1: Anthony McGrew: Globalization and global politics Part One: The historical context 2: George Lawson: The rise of modern international order 3: Len Scott: International history, 1900-99 4: Michael Cox: From the end of the cold war to a new global era? 5: Andrew Hurrell: Rising powers and the emerging global order Part Two: Theories of world politics 6: Tim Dunne and Brian C. Schmidt: Realism 7: Tim Dunne: Liberalism 8: Stephen Hobden and Richard Wyn Jones: Marxist theories 9: Michael Barnett: Social constructivism 10: Lene Hansen: Post structuralism 11: Christine Sylvester: Post-colonialism 12: Helen Kinsella: Feminism 13: Richard Shapcott: International ethics Part Three: Structures and processes 14: Tarak Barkawi: War and world politics 15: John Baylis: International and global security 16: Nicola Phillips: Global political economy 17: Paul Kirby: Gender 18: Robbie Shilliam: Race in world politics 19: Christian Reus-Smit: International law 20: Susan Park: International organizations in world politics 21: Devon Curtis and Paul Taylor: The United Nations 22: Jutta Joachim: NGOs in world politics 23: Edward Best and Thomas Christiansen: Regionalism in international affairs Part Four: International Issues 24: John Vogler: Environmental issues 25: James D. Kiras: Terrorism and globalization 26: Sheena Chestnut Greitens: Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction 27: John Breuilly: Nationalism, national self-determination and International Relations 28: Matthew Watson: Global trade and global finance 29: Caroline Thomas and Tony Evans: Poverty, hunger and development 30: Amitav Acharya: Human security 31: Jack Donnelly: Human rights 32: Alex J. Bellamy and Nicholas J. Wheeler: Humanitarian intervention in world politics
John Baylis is Emeritus Professor of Politics and International Relations and a former Pro Vice Chancellor at Swansea University.
Steve Smith is Vice-Chancellor and Professor of
International Relations at the University of Exeter.
Patricia Owens is Professor of International
Relations at the University of Sussex.
It is distinct from other textbooks in its breadth of coverage... it is challenging and engaging, without being either overly simplistic or too in depth and specialized for a first year course.