For undergraduate-level courses in international relations or world politics.The goal of this text is to improve students' conceptual and theoretical thinking about international relations. It is structured around three basic conceptual perspectives: realism, liberalism/pluralism, and globalism; three broad concepts: security, economy, and identity; and key trends: globalization, interdependence, and crises of authority.Need a reader, casebook, or topics book? Package any of the titles below with this text and receive a discount! E-mail email@example.com for more information and a special package ISBN. Graham Allison and Philip Zelikow's Essence of Decision, 2/e Robert Art and Robert Jervis's International Politics, 9/e David Balaam and Michael Veseth's Introduction to International Political Economy, 4/e Richard Betts' Conflict After the Cold War, 3/e Theodore Cohn's Global Political Economy, 4/e Cindy Combs' Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century, 4/e Loch Johnson's Seven Sins of American Foreign Policy James Joll and Gordon Martel's Origins of the First World War, 3/e Ann Kelleher and Laura Klein's Global Perspectives, 3/e Joel Krieger's Globalization And State Power Joel Krieger's Globalization And State Power: A Reader Brigitte Nacos' Terrorism and Counterterrorism, 2/e Joseph Nye's Understanding International Conflict, 7/e Thomas Oatley's Global Economy Thomas Oatley's International Political Economy, 3/e Richard Payne's Global Issues, 2/e Donald Snow's Cases in International Relations, 3/e Donald Snow's What After Iraq? Kendall Stiles' Case Histories in International Politics, 5/e David Whittaker's Terrorism, 2/eKauppi, Mark V. is the author of 'International Relations Theory', published 2009 under ISBN 9780131892613 and ISBN 0131892614.