International Politics: A Framework for Analysis

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Prentice-Hall, 1983 - International relations - 478 pages
This book provides an integrated framework for analysis of international politics by linking various approaches of study into a coherent whole. It provides a coherent framework for analysis to a field characterized by a growing number of theories and perspectives. It uses current events as examples to illustrate broader generalizations. There are examples from a variety of geographical contexts, not just the U.S. and Europe. The book provides historical comparisons (i.e., compares the breakdown of the bipolar Cold War System to similar trends that took place in Ancient Greece). There are extensive bibliographies, including non-U.S. sources, to provide a helpful tool to students writing essays. Material includes 5 different models of international politics and adds end of chapter "Questions for Discussion and Analysis". There are also discussions on: international collaboration to manage environmental problems, ethics and foreign policy, international political economy (Uruguay Round, the "new protectionism," the European Union).

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The external politics of the Greek citystates 800 B C 322 B C

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Holsti is Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. He is a leading scholar in the discipline of international relations.

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