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  1. Core Text 1 item
    1. The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens 2017

      Book Essential

  2. Week One: Introduction to International Relations 18 items
    1. Reading 3 items
    2. Additional Reading 15 items
      1. The long peace: inquiries into the history of the cold war - John Lewis Gaddis 1987

        Book Recommended

      2. Politics among nations: the struggle for power and peace - Hans J. Morgenthau, Kenneth W. Thompson, W. David clinton 2005

        Book Recommended

  3. Week 2: Empires and International Society from 1500 to 1914 18 items
    1. Reading 3 items
    2. Additional Reading 15 items
      1. The evolution of international society - D. Armstrong

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Plough, sword, and book: the structure of human history - Ernest Gellner 1989, c1988

        Book Recommended

      3. The rise of the West: a history of the human community : with a retrospective essay - William Hardy McNeill, American Council of Learned Societies c1991 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      4. Coercion, capital, and European states, AD 990-1992 - Charles Tilly 1992

        Book Recommended

  4. Week 3: The Short 20th Century from 1919 to 1991 13 items
    1. Reading 3 items
    2. Additional Reading 10 items
      1. The anarchical society: a study of order in world politics - Hedley Bull 2012

        Book Recommended

      2. Rethinking international relations - Fred Halliday 1994

        Book 

      3. Age of extremes: the short twentieth century, 1914-1991 - E. J. Hobsbawm 1995

        Book Recommended

      4. On history - E. J. Hobsbawm 1997

        Book Recommended

      5. On the origins of war: and the preservation of peace - Donald Kagan 1997

        Book Recommended

      6. Eastern Europe since 1945 - Geoff Swain, N. Swain 2009

        Book Recommended

  5. Week 4: The Post-Cold War World 16 items
    1. Reading 2 items
    2. Additional Reading 14 items
      1. The long peace: inquiries into the history of the cold war - John Lewis Gaddis 1987

        Book Recommended

  6. Week 5: Globalisation and the evolution of international society 14 items
    1. Reading 2 items
    2. Additional Reading 12 items
      1. US foreign policy - Michael Cox, Doug Stokes c2012

        Book Recommended

      2. Writing security: United States foreign policy and the politics of identity - David Campbell 1998

        Book Recommended

      3. The twenty years' crisis, 1919-1939: an introduction to the study of international relations - Edward Hallett Carr, Michael Cox 2001

        Book Recommended

      4. Globalization theory: approaches and controversies - David Held, Anthony G. McGrew 2007

        Book Recommended

      5. Cosmopolitanism: ideals and realities - David Held 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      6. Age of extremes: the short twentieth century, 1914-1991 - E. J. Hobsbawm 1995

        Book Recommended

      7. Taming the sovereigns: institutional change in international politics - K. J. Holsti 2004

        Book Recommended

      8. The clash of civilizations and the remaking of world order - Samuel P. Huntington 2002

        Book Recommended

      9. After victory: institutions, strategic restraint, and the rebuilding of order after major wars - G. John Ikenberry c2001

        Book Recommended

      10. The three waves of globalization: a history of a developing global consciousness - Robbie Robertson 2002

        Book Recommended

  7. Week 6- 7- 8 Theories of international relations 8 items
    1. Reading 5 items
    2. Additional Reading 3 items
      1. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2009

        Book Recommended

      2. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith c2010

        Book Recommended

      3. Rethinking international relations theory - Martin Griffiths 2011

        Book Recommended

  8. Week 9 -10- 11 Key concepts in international relations 22 items
    1. Reading 8 items
    2. Additional reading 14 items
      1. Power transitions: strategies for the 21st century - Ronald L. Tammen c2000

        Book Recommended

      2. The new military humanism: lessons from Kosovo - Noam Chomsky 1999

        Book Recommended

      3. Liberal peace: selected essays - Michael W. Doyle 2012

        Book Recommended

      4. Liberal world orders - Timothy Dunne, Trine Flockhart 2013

        Book Recommended

      5. The state and international relations - John M. Hobson 2000

        Book Recommended

      6. Man, the state and war: a theoretical analysis - Kenneth Neal Waltz 2001

        Book Recommended

  9. Week 12: New security, Internatinal Issues and the future of international relations 12 items
    1. Reading 4 items
    2. Additional Reading 8 items
      1. Issues in 21st century world politics - Mark Beeson, Nick Bisley c2010

        Book Recommended

      2. How might we live?: global ethics in a new century - Ken Booth, Timothy Dunne, Michael Cox 2001

        Book Recommended

      3. The Human Security Report 2009/2010 2011

        Book Recommended

      4. Human security report: evidence, explanation and contestation, 2013: The decline in global violence - Human Security Centre, Human Security Report Project (Simon Fraser University) 2014

        Book Recommended

      5. Why the West rules - for now: the patterns of history and what they reveal about the future - Ian Morris 2010

        Book Recommended

      6. Our common future - Gro Harlem Brundtland, World Commission on Environment and Development 1987

        Book Recommended

      7. New and old wars - Mary Kaldor 2012

        Book Recommended

  10. Suggested Reading 90 items
    1. Power transitions: strategies for the 21st century - Ronald L. Tammen c2000

      Book Recommended

    2. Issues in 21st century world politics - Mark Beeson, Nick Bisley c2010

      Book Recommended

    3. How might we live?: global ethics in a new century - Ken Booth, Timothy Dunne, Michael Cox 2001

      Book Recommended

    4. International relations in political thought: texts from the ancient Greeks to the First World War - Chris Brown, Terry Nardin, N. J. Rengger 2002

      Book Recommended

    5. The anarchical society: a study of order in world politics - Hedley Bull 2012

      Book Recommended

    6. International society and the Middle East: English school theory at the regional level - Barry Buzan, Ana Gonzalez-Pelaez 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    7. Understanding international relations - Chris Brown, Kirsten Ainley c2009

      Book Recommended

    8. Writing security: United States foreign policy and the politics of identity - David Campbell 1998

      Book Recommended

    9. The twenty years' crisis, 1919-1939: an introduction to the study of international relations - Edward Hallett Carr, Michael Cox 2001

      Book Recommended

    10. The new military humanism: lessons from Kosovo - Noam Chomsky 1999

      Book Recommended

    11. The interregnum: controversies in world politics 1989-1999 - Michael Cox, Ken Booth, Timothy Dunne 1999

      Book Recommended

    12. US foreign policy - Michael Cox, Doug Stokes c2012

      Book Recommended

    13. After Tamerlane: the global history of empire since 1405 - John Darwin 2007

      Book Recommended

    14. Realism and international relations - Jack Donnelly 2000

      Book Recommended

    15. Liberal peace: selected essays - Michael W. Doyle 2012

      Book Recommended

    16. Liberal world orders - Timothy Dunne, Trine Flockhart 2013

      Book Recommended

    17. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith c2010

      Book Recommended

    18. The eighty years' crisis: international relations 1919-1999 - Timothy Dunne, Michael Cox, Ken Booth 1998

      Book Recommended

    19. The world is flat: the globalized world in the twenty-first century - Thomas L. Friedman 2006

      Book Recommended

    20. Rethinking international relations - Fred Halliday 1994

      Book Recommended

    21. The long peace: inquiries into the history of the cold war - John Lewis Gaddis 1987

      Book Recommended

    22. Plough, sword, and book: the structure of human history - Ernest Gellner 1989, c1988

      Book Recommended

    23. Rethinking international relations theory - Martin Griffiths 2011

      Book Recommended

    24. The Middle East in international relations: power, politics and ideology - Fred Halliday 2005

      Book Recommended

    25. Globalization theory: approaches and controversies - David Held, Anthony G. McGrew 2007

      Book Recommended

    26. Cosmopolitanism: ideals and realities - David Held 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    27. Age of extremes: the short twentieth century, 1914-1991 - E. J. Hobsbawm 1995

      Book Recommended

    28. On history - E. J. Hobsbawm 1997

      Book Recommended

    29. The state and international relations - John M. Hobson 2000

      Book Recommended

    30. Taming the sovereigns: institutional change in international politics - K. J. Holsti 2004

      Book Recommended

    31. The clash of civilizations and the remaking of world order - Samuel P. Huntington 2002

      Book Recommended

    32. After victory: institutions, strategic restraint, and the rebuilding of order after major wars - G. John Ikenberry c2001

      Book Recommended

    33. Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches - Robert H. Jackson, Georg Sørensen 2016

      Book Recommended

    34. On the origins of war: and the preservation of peace - Donald Kagan 1997

      Book Recommended

    35. New and old wars - Mary Kaldor 2012

      Book Recommended

    36. Preparing for the twenty-first century - Paul M. Kennedy 1994

      Book Recommended

    37. Neorealism and its critics - Robert O. Keohane c1986

      Book Recommended

    38. How to run the world: charting a course to the next renaissance - Parag Khanna c2011

      Book Recommended

    39. International regimes 1983

      Book Recommended

    40. Sovereignty: organized hypocrisy - Stephen D. Krasner 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    41. Why nations fight: past and future motives for war - Richard Ned Lebow 2010

      Book Recommended

    42. The English school of international relations: a contemporary reassessment - Andrew Linklater, Hidemi Suganami 2006

      Book Recommended

    43. War in International Society - Evan Luard 1986

      Book Recommended This item is out of print. If you would like to consult please interlibrary loan.

    44. An essay on the principle of population - T. R. Malthus, Geoffrey Gilbert 2008

      Book Recommended

    45. The Communist manifesto - Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels 1985

      Book Recommended

    46. The rise of the West: a history of the human community : with a retrospective essay - William Hardy McNeill, American Council of Learned Societies c1991 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    47. Politics among nations: the struggle for power and peace - Hans J. Morgenthau, Kenneth W. Thompson, W. David clinton 2005

      Book Recommended

    48. Why the West rules - for now: the patterns of history and what they reveal about the future - Ian Morris 2010

      Book Recommended

    49. Bound to lead: the changing nature of American power - Joseph S. Nye 1998

      Book Recommended

    50. The War Ledger - A. F. K. Organski 1981

      Book Recommended

    51. The Cold War: an international history - David S. Painter 1999

      Book Recommended

    52. Soft power and US foreign policy: theoretical, historical and contemporary perspectives - Inderjeet Parmar, Michael Cox c2010

      Book Recommended

    53. Great hatred, little room: making peace in Northern Ireland - Jonathan Powell 2009

      Book Recommended

    54. A post-liberal peace - Oliver P. Richmond 2011

      Book Recommended

    55. The Penguin history of the world - J. M. Roberts, Odd Arne Westad 2014

      Book Recommended

    56. The three waves of globalization: a history of a developing global consciousness - Robbie Robertson 2002

      Book Recommended

    57. The realist case for global reform - William E. Scheuerman 2011

      Book Recommended

    58. The monopoly of violence: why Europeans hate going to war - James J. Sheehan 2010

      Book Recommended

    59. An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations - Adam Smith, Laurence Dickey 1993

      Book Recommended

    60. The Geography of the Peace 1944

      Book  The library does not stock this book as they are unable to acquire a copy.

    61. SIPRI yearbook 2010: armaments, disarmaments and international security - Stockholm International Peace Research Institute 2010

      Book Recommended

    62. States and markets - Susan Strange 2015

      Book Recommended

    63. Eastern Europe since 1945 - Geoff Swain, N. Swain 2009

      Book 

    64. Beyond the Cold War - E. P. Thompson, European Nuclear Disarmament (Organization) c1982

      Book Recommended

    65. The Formation of national States in Western Europe - Charles Tilly, Gabriel Ardant, Social Science Research Council. Committee on Comparative Politics 1975

      Book Recommended

    66. Coercion, capital, and European states, AD 990-1992 - Charles Tilly 1992

      Book Recommended

    67. Social power in international politics - Peter van Ham 2010

      Book Recommended

    68. World-systems analysis: an introduction - Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    69. Revolution and war - Stephen M. Walt 1996

      Book Recommended

    70. Man, the state and war: a theoretical analysis - Kenneth Neal Waltz 2001

      Book Recommended

    71. Theory of international politics - Kenneth Neal Waltz 2010

      Book Recommended

    72. The global Cold War: third world interventions and the making of our times - Odd Arne Westad 2005

      Book Recommended

    73. Saving Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society - Nicholas J. Wheeler, Oxford University Press 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    74. Our common future - Gro Harlem Brundtland, World Commission on Environment and Development 1987

      Book Recommended

  11. Journals 44 items
    1. Survival

      Journal Recommended

  12. Web Sites 7 items
  13. Major International News Sources with Global Coverage 23 items
    1. AFP.com

      Webpage Recommended "Global news agency delivering fast, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from wars and conflicts to politics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology."

    2. Al Jazeera

      Website Recommended "International news channel with over sixty bureaus around the world that span six different continents," with headquarters in Doha, Qatar. Recognized for its reporting on less-covered regions and topics.

    3. BBC News

      Webpage Recommended World news from one of the most trusted sources, in print, audio, and video.

    4. World News - CNN

      Webpage Recommended CNN Interactive--World News-- World news and weather from the Cable News Network, including special editions and several languages for the main world regions in CNN International.

    5. CBC.ca - watch, listen, and discover with Canada's Public Broadcaster

      Website Recommended News from a prestigious source, with much audio and video available.

    6. The Economist - World News, Politics, Economics, Business & Finance

      Article Recommended The outstanding global news weekly from London. Note the useful Graphic Detail blog, with charts, maps, and infographics.

    7. Latest breaking news available as free video on demand | Euronews

      Website Recommended Leading European news video channel, with international news, weather, features, and topic directories in several languages, from a European perspective.

    8. World news and comment from the Guardian | The Guardian

      Webpage Recommended Leading British newspaper with global coverage.

    9. International Business Times - Business News, Financial news

      Website Recommended Fine source for global business news, with several country-based international editions available, in the respective languages.

    10. Inter Press Service | News and Views from the Global South

      Website Recommended World news stressing developing countries, from a "global news agency producing independent news and analysis about events and global processes affecting the economic, social and political development of peoples and nations, especially in the [global] South."

    11. Le Monde diplomatique - English edition

      Website Recommended World-renown French language newspaper; this link is to the English-language edition, with archives.

    12. World - The New York Times

      Webpage Recommended Fine international section. Site features a free searchable archive of full-text NYT news items since 1981. Signing up for a free account gives you access to columnists, breaking news alerts, and daily alerts about headline news items in topics that you select from many options.

    13. news4europe

      Website Recommended From the European Photopress Agency, focusing on events in Europe and on Europeans, but with global coverage.

    14. OSAC | United States Department of State | Bureau of Diplomatic Security

      Webpage Recommended From the U.S. Department of State, advisories on security-related issues around the world including "Travel Advisories, Public Announcements, daily security related news articles, overseas reports on security and crime incidents, terrorist group profiles, significant anniversary dates, general crime information for cities and countries, locations and contacts at U.S. posts overseas, and updates on new or unusual situations."

    15. PS - The World's Opinion Page - Project Syndicate

      Website Recommended "The world's opinion page... produces and delivers original high-quality commentaries to a global audience... we provide news media and their readers cutting-edge analysis and insight..." with contributions from prominent scholars, policymakers, activists, civic leaders, etc., from around the world.

    16. Pulitzer Center | International Journalism Grants & Education Outreach

      Website Recommended "Innovative award-winning non-profit journalism organization dedicated to supporting the independent international journalism that U.S. media organizations are increasingly less able to undertake. The Center focuses on under-reported topics, promoting high-quality international reporting and creating platforms that reach broad and diverse audiences."

    17. News, info, live news - Radio France Internationale - RFI

      Website Recommended Website news from "French current affairs radio station that broadcasts worldwide in French and 12 foreign languages. It draws on the expertise of its Paris-based editorial teams and unique global network of 400 correspondents to provide news bulletins and features which give listeners the keys to understanding the world."

    18. Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

      Website Recommended "Daily report of developments in Eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia, based on news gathered by the correspondents, services and regional specialists of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty," whose mission is "to provide uncensored news and information to countries where a free press is either banned by the government or not fully established."

    19. Breaking News, Business News, Financial and Investing News & More | Reuters.co.uk

      Website Recommended Top world and business news stories from this prestigious agency.

    20. Top News, Latest headlines, Latest News, World News & U.S News - UPI.com

      Website Recommended "Leading provider of news, photos and information... one-stop site for U.S. and world news, as well as entertainment, trends, science, health and stunning photography [and] insightful reports on key topics of geopolitical importance, including energy and security."

    21. TIME | Current & Breaking News | National & World Updates

      Website Recommended The U.S. edition of the prestigious American weekly news magazine.

    22. VOA News

      Website Recommended News and special reports, printed and audio (in scores of languages), from this U.S. government international service.

    23. World - The Washington Post

      Webpage Recommended With regional news pages, and searchable by countries, topics, or keywords.