Updated in its 9th edition, Understanding Global Conflict and Cooperation is a concise and penetrating introduction to world politics in an era of complex interdependence. This text employs lessons from theory and history to examine conflict and cooperating among global actors and thus to provide readers with a durable analytical framework. From twentieth and twenty-first century wars to global finance and global governance, Understanding Global Conflict and Cooperation, expands substantially on a classic work and continues to deliver a thought-provoking survey of international relations today.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Are There Enduring Logics of Cooperation in World Politics?
Chapter 2. Explaining Conflict and Cooperation: Tools and Techniques of the Trade
Chapter 3. From Westphalia to World War I
Chapter 4. The Failure of Collective Security and World War II
Chapter 5. The Cold War
Chapter 6. Post-Cold War Cooperation, Conflict, Flashpoints
Chapter 7. Globalization and Interdependence
Chapter 8. The Information Revolution and Transnational Actors
Chapter 9. What Can We Expect in the Future?