Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Global Politics Course Companion
$50.99

Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Global Politics Course Companion

By Max Kirsch
US$ 50.99
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Book Description

Equipping teachers and learners to succeed in Global Politics from day 1, this student Course Book has been developed directly with the IB. Helping to develop politically engaged learners who can think critically about the changing 21st Century world, you can rely on it providing the most comprehensive coverage of this subject. Embracing a truly concept-based approach, fully in line with the syllabus, and structured around the central theme of People, Power and
Politics, it ensures learners develop critical understanding of big picture political issues, problems and solutions.



Fully cover the syllabus - written by syllabus developer and UNESCO Chair in Human and Cultural Rights Max Kirsch and developed directly with the IB

Adopt a fully concept-based approach - the truly concept-based structure drives trans-disciplinary understanding

Build critical thought - student-centered activities drive exploration and analysis

Relate politics to the real world - a rich base of current, engaging case-studies ensures subject material is immediately relevant to learners own experiences

Equip learners for assessment - assessment support directly from the IB accurately prepares students to achieve in exams

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • TItle Page
  • Contents
  • 1 Power, Sovereignty and International Relations
    • 1.1 Power
    • 1.2 The nation state, power and modes of social control
    • 1.3 Non-state actors
    • 1.4 Communities
    • 1.5 Exam-style questions
    • 1.6 References and further reading
  • 2 Human Rights
    • 2.1 The development of human rights
    • 2.2 The United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    • 2.3 The three “generations” of human rights
    • 2.4 Conclusion
    • 2.5 Exam-style questions
    • 2.6 References and further reading
  • 3 Development
    • 3.1 The role of “development” in global politics
    • 3.2 Contested meanings of development
    • 3.3 Factors impacting development
    • 3.4 Contemporary pathways towards development
    • 3.5 Conclusion
    • 3.6 Exam-style questions
    • 3.7 References and further reading
  • 4 Peace and Conflict
    • 4.1 The role of peace and conflict in global politics
    • 4.2 Contested meanings of peace, conflict and violence
    • 4.3 Causes and parties to conflict
    • 4.4 Evolution of conflict
    • 4.5 Conflict resolution and post-conflict transformation
    • 4.6 Conclusion
    • 4.7 Exam-style questions
    • 4.8 References and further reading
    • Conclusion
  • Index
  • Back Cover