International Relations: The Key Concepts

Griffiths, Martin

Featuring 150 entries, International Relations: Key Concepts is the essential guide for anyone interested in international affairs. Comprehensive and up-to-date, it introduces the most important themes in international relations, with an emphasis on contemporary issues. Entries include diplomacy, global warming, terrorism, human rights, rogue states, loose nukes, United Nations security, arms control, and ethnic cleansing. Read More Show Less Editorial Reviews Booknews From "alliance" to "World Trade Organization, 150 entries offer explanations of terms and institutions important to the field of international relations. Griffiths (political and international studies, Flinders U., Australia) and O'Callaghan (international studies, U. of South Australia) emphasize contemporary world politics in the presentation of the terms. Also included is a list of Web sites related to academic journals, international organizations, professional associations, and other resources. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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