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on February 7, 2013
From my perspective as a person who has had to deal with international relations issues in government work and a bit in an academic setting, I found this book tremendously informative, and more importantly, very readable.

It does more than simply present the major IR theories in an encyclopedic way. This book also adds a few different dimensions and considerations to each approach. It has a relatively neutral approach, and that makes it a bit dry when compared with IR articles written by the “giants” of IR who write with intensity and (sometimes) passion either attacking others or defending their own approaches; but this text is neither stuffy nor dense.

Jackson-Sorensen’s “Introduction to International Relations” provides useful thought-provoking questions as well as some extra references for each chapter. However, the surprising bonus was that the authors have a complementary resources webpage on their publisher’s website. This webpage has some very useful case studies, electronic flashcards (online, or IPad/Nano) and other links to permit readers/ students/ instructors to dive deeper into the subject.

It is a fine book to read for anyone interested in gaining a theoretical appreciation or overview of IR, but it is also very handy text and useful resource for instructors of basic or intro IR as well.
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on May 30, 2013
The book has a well balanced amount of information regarding the different theories of international relations. An excellent choice for beginners and teachers who would like to teach an introductory course.
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on August 9, 2013
This book was in good condition. If you haven't done international relations before, then this is the book for you.... simple to understand and a great book overall, was very helpful
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on September 22, 2013
This book was in great condition and I received it 2 dad after I ordered it :)! So much cheaper then my schools price as well!
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on February 16, 2012
Good book, Essencial for my studies inInternational Relations. It is always actual. Independing if you are a beginner or not, this book is quite important.
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on September 30, 2012
It was exactly the book I was searching for.. And the best part of it was, it was very affordable compared to the price they were offering it at the bookstore on campus.
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on September 3, 2012
Had to get for my class, but overall the book is a nice book. To those of you taking a class with this book, good luck with your class :)
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on September 26, 2012
It is cheap, well packaged, shipped fast and clean, almost brand new!! Buying used book here is the best choice!
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