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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The United Nations and Changing World Politics The United Nations and Changing World Politics, Thomas G. Weiss, David P. Forsythe, & Roger A. Coate, 4th edition, 2004  “The book provides a comprehensive and contemporary examination of the United Nations; the authors use a thematic approach to explore the UN’s role in three core issues in international...
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Governing the World: The History of an Idea Governing the World: The History of an Idea, Mark Mazower, 2012 “This remarkable book creates two centuries of international government – the struggle to spread values and build institutes to bring order to an anarchic and dangerous state system. It shows how what started as a European story...
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