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An Introduction to International Relations Theory: by Jill Steans, Lloyd Pettiford, Thomas Diez, Imad El-Anis

By Jill Steans, Lloyd Pettiford, Thomas Diez, Imad El-Anis

This long-awaited new edition has been absolutely updated and revised by way of the unique authors in addition to new participants of the writer team. Based on a long time of lively study and educating it takes the discipline's so much tough elements and makes them obtainable and fascinating.

Each bankruptcy builds up an knowing of the various methods of taking a look at the world.  The readability of presentation permits scholars to speedily advance a theoretical framework and to use this data greatly as a fashion of realizing either extra complex theoretical texts and occasions in international politics.

Suitable for first and moment yr undergraduates learning diplomacy and diplomacy theory.

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The effects were fuel shortages and panic. The oil crisis was significant for two reasons. First, it signalled the increasing importance of economics in IR. Second, both the immediate impact and aftermath of the oil crisis provided a powerful demonstration of just how vulnerable states could be even while their borders were policed, defended and secured. Clearly states existed in a world where the economy was becoming increasingly internationalised. In a situation of such interdependence states increasingly lacked control.

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0 100 1950 ’55 ’60 ’65 ’70 ’75 ’80 ’85 ’90 ’95 1998 Original source: United Nations (1995 and 1999), World Economic and Social Survey, New York: United Nations, p. 35 and p. 2. W. R. Wittkopf (1999), World Politics: Trend and Transformation, 7th edn, New York: St Martins, p. 310. The aim of the Bretton Woods System (BWS) was to facilitate economic growth, development and trade by providing a stable framework for international economic activity. After the Second World War the prevailing wisdom was that the cause of the war was the economic collapse and world recession of the 1930s which created an unstable climate in which extreme nationalism flourished.

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