Dilemmas in World Politics Series
Titles in the Dilemmas in World Politics series address a challenge or problem in world politics that is topical, recurrent, and not easily solved. Each textbook is structured to cover the historical and theoretical aspects of the dilemma, as well as the policy alternatives for and future direction of the problem. Written as supplements to introductory and intermediate courses in international relations, the books in the Dilemmas in World Politics series encourage students to engage in informed discussion of current policy issues.
Fifth Edition • July 12, 2017 • 296 pages
Print: $40.00 USD/$51.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$32.99 CAD
Both a text that examines the rise of international human rights policy in the post-World War II era as well as one that offers original and current contributions to the key debates in the field; the definitive resource for students in international relations and international law.
Seventh Edition • July 12, 2016 • 458 pages
Print: $48.00 USD/$62.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD
An up-to-date, accurate, and unbiased introduction to the world’s most pressing environmental issues. This new edition continues this tradition while covering critical new developments in the field.
Fifth Edition • July 12, 2016 • 360 pages
Print: $39.00 USD/$50.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD
Provides a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the United Nations, exploring the historical, institutional, and theoretical foundations of the UN as well as the political processes and issues facing the organization today.
Fourth Edition • July 31, 2012 • 296 pages
Print: $40.00 USD/$51.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD
The fifth edition of International Human Rights is forthcoming in July 2017.International Human Rights studies the ways in which states and other international actors have addressed human rights since the end of World War II. This unique textbook features substantial attention to the domestic politics of human rights, as well…
First Edition • December 1, 2007 • 232 pages
Print: $39.00 USD/$62.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$26.99 CAD
The issues raised by the Iraq War are symptomatic of larger phenomena that will continue to preoccupy American foreign policy makers in the early twenty-first century. The war on terror, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, humanitarian intervention, and a litany of other concerns on the foreign policy agenda…
Third Edition • August 1, 2007 • 224 pages
Print: $35.00 USD/$45.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD
What is democracy? What are the pitfalls and the positive potentials in the growing trend toward democratization? This book examines the prospects for democracy in the world today and frames the central dilemma confronting all states touched by the process of democratization. Georg Sørensen clarifies the concept of democracy, shows…
Second Edition • August 1, 2003 • 256 pages
Print: $40.00 USD/$64.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD
This second edition of Ethnic Conflict in World Politics is an introduction to a new era in which civil society, states, and international actors attempt to channel ethnic challenges to world order and security into conventional politics. From Africa’s post-colonial rebellions in the 1960s and 1970s to anti-immigrant violence in…