Updated it in its 7th edition, Case Histories in International Politics presents 20 original case studies to offer a historical perspective for better analyzing world affairs. Providing in-depth historical illustrations of core concepts in international relations, this casebook surveys major events in the 20th and 21st centuries and highlights both enduring and emerging problems. Case Histories in International Politics looks beyond current events to help readers make meaningful comparisons between what happened in the past and what is happening now.
Table of Contents
*Cases new to the seventh edition.
Chapter 1. Rationality: The Cuban Missile Crisis
Chapter 2. The National Interest: The US Response to the 9/11 Attacks
*Chapter 3. The Balance of Power: China-India-Pakistan
*Chapter 4. Alliance: The Post-Cold War Role of NATO
Chapter 5. Military Power: The Persian Gulf Wars of 1991 and 2003
Chapter 6. Intervention: Bosnia
Chapter 7. Terrorism: Al Qaeda
Chapter 8. Human Security: The HIV/AIDS Pandemic
*Chapter 9. Feminist International Relations Theory: Women and Security
*Chapter 10. Democratic Peace Theory: Foreign Aid
Chapter 11. Nationalism: The Conflict in the Caucasus
Chapter 12. Collective Goods: The Kyoto Protocol and Climate Change
Chapter 13. Economic Interdependence: North-South Trade Conflict
Chapter 14. Globalization: Sweatshops and Outsourcing
Chapter 15. Economic Regionalism: The European Union
Chapter 16. Decolonization and Development: India’s Rise
*Chapter 17. Global Governance: The Great Recession
*Chapter 18. The Information Age: Rebellion in the Arab World
*Chapter 19. International Law: The International Criminal Court
*Chapter 20. Human Rights: The Struggle Against Human Trafficking
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