The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations (8th Edition) – eBook

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  • Authors: John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens
  • File Size: 12 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 648 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 8th Edition
  • Publication Date: February 19, 2020
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0198825544, 0199569096, 0192559583
  • ISBN-13: 9780198825548, 9780199569090, 9780192559586

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John Baylis

John Baylis

Dr. John Baylis is the former Pro Vice Chancellor and the Emeritus Professor of Politics and International Relations at Swansea University (UK)

Patricia Owens

Patricia Owens

Patricia Owens is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Leverhulme Research Project, Women and the History of International Thought. From July 15, she will be a Professor of International Relations at the University of Oxford

She is also a Co-Investigator on a Danish Council for Independent Research project.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Dr. Sir Steve Smith has been Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter (UK) since October 2002. He was previously Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) and Professor of International Politics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, as well as Head of the Department of International Politics, and Director of the Centre for Public Choice Studies at the University of East Anglia.

Professor Smith is currently Chair of the Board member of the Russell Group; UCAS Board; Chair of UUK’s International Policy Network and Chair of UUK’s International Strategic Advisory Board; Member of the UUK Board etc. He was also the President of Universities UK (UUK) – the representative body for the executive heads of UK universities – from 2009-2011.

Sir Steve Smoth was knighted in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to higher education nationally and locally.

The Globalization of World Politics, 8th Edition, (PDF) the bestselling introduction to international relations, provides the most comprehensive coverage of the global issues and key theories in world politics.

The 8th edition connects with contemporary global challenges, presenting a brand new chapter on Refugees and Forced Migration and revised coverage of decolonization to make sure the ebook continues to include those topics that will describe the key issues in IR into the future.

Tailored pedagogical features assist readers to evaluate crucial IR debates and apply theory and concepts to real world events. A fully revised Opposing Opinions feature facilitates critical and reflective debate on modern policy challenges, from decolonising universities to debates about migration and the state.

Renowned scholars in the field introduce readers to the history,  structures, theory and key issues in IR, providing students with a perfect introduction and a constant guide throughout their studies. Lecturers and class students are further supported by massive online resources to encourage deeper engagement with content:

Student resources: (not included in this sale)

  • Flashcard glossary to strengthen understanding of key terms
  • Revision guide to merge understanding and revise important themes and terms
  • Video podcasts from contributors assist students to engage with key issues and cases in IR
  • IR theory in practice case studies helps students to apply theories to current and progressing global events
  • Multiple choice questions for self-study help college students to strengthen their understanding of the key points of each chapter
  • Assistance on how to analyze the Opposing Opinions feature, supporting students to engage in nuanced debate over main policy challenges
  • International relations simulations motivate  students to develop negotiation and problem solving skills by engaging with topical processes and events
  • Interactive library of links to blogs, journal articles, and video content to expand students’ understanding of key topics and discover their research interests.

Instructor Resources: (not included in this sale)

  • Case studies assist to contextualise and expand theoretical understanding
  • Customisable PowerPoint slides assist to support effective teaching preparation
  • Figures and tables from the ebook allow clear presentation of key data and support university students’ data analysis
  • Test bank – entirely customisable assessment questions to test and reinforce students’ understanding of main concepts
  • Question bank – a set of short answer and essay questions to encourage students’ critical reflection on core issues and themes within every chapter

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