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How the World Works: A Brief Survey of International Relations
by Russell Bova
For courses in International Relations." International Politics: Comparing Paradigms "How the World Works: A Brief Survey of International Relations " provides the detailed, micro-level knowledge readers need to understand world politics, harnessing their curiosity about global current events. The text covers the continuing swirl of events that dominate world politics in ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published March 6th 2009 by Longman
(first published February 24th 2009)
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How the World Works is a solid introduction into the world of International Relations. It provides basic paradigms and concepts that help shape the way that world leaders, politicians, and really anyone that deals in international affairs looks at the world and how to interact with all of the various actors. Russell Bova gives a great mix of terminology followed by real world examples that relate directly to the concept. However, I did notice that there is some lacking in terms of some of the ...more