A study of contemporary relations among states, including an analysis of basic concepts and issues such as power, sovereignty, nationalism, security, diplomacy, war and peace, international law and organization, transnationalism and independence. Attention is also given to different approaches to the study of international relations.
Introduction to Politics & International Studies (POL‑121)
Introduction to Politics & International Studies
An introduction to the study of politics, including forms of government, the building blocks of politics, and the various visions that people bring to political life.