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Introduction to International Political Economy

Introduction to International Political Economy Introduction to International Political Economy“The 6th edition of the book focuses on the historical juncture that appears to be both on the verge of an abyss and on the cusp of a more promising era for some countries. Authors raises several questions including: do we see a new global political and economic order beginning to take shape with China, India and Brazil poised to claim...
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International Politics on the World Stage

International Politics on the World Stage, John T. Rourke, 9th edition, 2003. International Politics on the World Stage, John T. Rourke, 9th edition, 2003.“In this edition of the book, it stresses the impact that world events and international interdependence have on the lives of students. In addition to highlighting the effect that the world has on them, this approach points out to students the connection between the events of current...
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Political Conflict in South Asia, G.H. Peiris, 2013.

Political Conflict in South Asia, G.H. Peiris, 2013.  Political Conflict in South Asia, G.H. Peiris, 2013. “The text is structured in the form of three parts. The first part provides an overview of violent political convulsions in South Asia, and an examination of their causal nexus. The second part of the book presents country profiles, portraying important types of conflicts of each country. The last part consists of four case studies...
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The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy

The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy, Andrew F. Cooper, Jorge Heine & Ramesh Thakur (editors), 2013.“The book is an authoritative reference tool for those studying and practicing modern diplomacy. It provides an up-to-date compendium of the latest developments in the field. Written by practitioners and scholars, the handbook describes the elements of constancy and continuity and the changes that are affecting diplomacy. It further...
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The Oxford Handbook on the UNITED NATIONS

The Oxford Handbook on the UNITED NATIONS, The Oxford Handbook on the UNITED NATIONS, edited by Thomas G. Weiss & Sam Daws, 2007 “This volume is intended to shape the discipline of UN studies, and to establish itself as the essential point of reference for all those working on, in, or around the world organization. It is substantial in scope, containing contributions from over 40 scholars and practitioners- writing sometimes controversially,...
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The British Diplomatic Service 1815 – 1914

The British Diplomatic Service 1815 – 1914 , The British Diplomatic Service 1815 – 1914 , Raymond A. Jones, 1983 “The study of Jones in the book demonstrates that the diplomatic service was an equal if not senior partner with the Foreign Office in the execution of British foreign policy. He traces the demise of the family embassy, and of a diplomacy deeply rooted in patronage, and the corresponding development of...
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