The bestselling text in its field, International Relations is praised for being the most current and comprehensive introduction to international relations theory as well as security, economic, and global issues. From war and trade to human rights and the environment, this survey explores relations among states and the influence of transnational actors and events. Applying a broad range of theoretical perspectives to show students how to analyze current events, International Relations offers the best tools for thinking critically about what is happening in the world today.
Contains 15 graduate-level essays which aim to identify and assess the processes by which a birth cohort is distributed in the stratification system, given its position of origin in that system. Editor Kerckhoff (sociology, Duke U.) provides an introduction situating the studies in the volume in the context of previous stratification research over several generations. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)