International Relations: The Basics is a concise and accessible introduction for students new to international relations and for the general reader. It offers the most up-to-date guide to the major issues and areas of debate and:
explains key issues including humanitarian intervention and economic justice
features illustrative and familiar case studies from around the world
examines topical debates on globalization and terrorism
provides an overview of the discipline to situate the new reader at the heart of the study of global politics
Covering all the basics and more, this is the ideal book for anyone who wants to understand contemporary international relations.