Thomas College

Course Information

another search

Number:PS240
Name:International Relations
Description:This course presents a survey of the typical components in international relations. Geopolitics, the role of commercial concerns, systems of economic development, deterrence, polycentrism, international organizations, war and diplomacy and other dynamics are discussed.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students shall have an introductory knowledge of the following: (1) key normative debates and major theoretical perspectives on conflict and war, (2) diplomacy and other forms of conflict resolution in the modern era of world politics, (3) balance of power and deterrence, (4) religious extremism and international terrorism, (5) international economic development and trade, (6) international organizations and global governance, (7) differences in regional socio-cultural norms.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 ESSENTIALS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 9780393935295 MINGST 5TH 11 NORTON Watts $0 $30 $0
F 2016 ESSENTIALS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 9780393935295 MINGST 5TH 11 NORTON Watts $0 $30 $0
F 2016 ROAD BETWEEN THE WARS 9780449242940 GOLDSTON FAWCETT Watts $0 $13 $0
S 2016 ESSENTIALS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 9780393935295 MINGST 5TH 11 NORTON Majewski $0 $30 $0
S 2015 ESSENTIALS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 9780393935295 MINGST 5TH 11 NORTON Majewski $0 $63 $0
S 2015 GLOBALONEY 9780742536593 VESETH 5 RLPG Majewski $26 $0 $0
S 2014 IR:NEW WORLD OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 9780205079490 ROSKIN 9TH 12 Ball $0 $0 $0
S 2013 How Soccer Explains the World 978-0-06-197805-0 Foer, Franklin 2010 Harpercollins College Div Majewski $15 $11 $0
S 2013 Essentials of International Relations 978-0-393-93529-5 Mingst, Karen A. 5TH 11 W.W. Norton & Co. Majewski $81 $61 $44
S 2012 International Relations 9780205059584 Goldstein Brief, 6 Longman Majewski $0 $0
S 2012 How Soccer Explains the World 0060731427 Foer Harper Majewski $0 $0
S 2012 The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939 0061311227 Carr Harper Majewski $0 $0
S 2011 Understanding Global Conflict and Security 9780205778744 Nye 8th Longman Majewski $0 $0
S 2011 UNDERSTANDING GLOBAL CONF 0-205-77874-7 NYE 8 PEARSON EDU Majewski $68 $51
S 2011 TAKING SIDES: WORLD POLIT 0-07-804993-8 ROURKE MCGRAW-HILL Majewski $39 $29
S 2010 GLOBAL FUTURE 0-495-56927-5 KEGLEY 3 WAD Majewski $90 $68
S 2007 ESSENTIALS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 0-393-92448-3 MINGST 3 W. W. NORTON & CO., Harper $51 $38