International Relations

A Concise Introduction

  • Authors
  • MichaelĀ Nicholson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
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    Pages 1-14
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    Pages 15-29
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    Pages 45-67
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    Pages 90-119
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    Pages 120-136
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    Pages 137-156
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    Pages 176-197
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 203-212

About this book


This concise introductory text has been written for students beginning International Relations or requiring a brief but comprehensive overview. The book outlines key current theories, approaches and controversies and stresses the relationship between the theory of international relations and the realities of the international system, both historically, and as it faces the challenge of an increasingly globalized post-Cold War world.


Cold War economy environment government imperialism international relations political economy state stress violence war

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Michael Nicholson 1998
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-73623-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-26481-0
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Finance, Business & Banking