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International Studies Encyclopedia now available


International Studies Encyclopedia

May 5, 2011 – International Studies Copmpendium from Wiley is now available. Published in association with the International Studies Association (ISA), the encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work for the fields of international studies and international relations. It brings together specially commissioned, peer reviewed essays, written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers.

Key features:

  • Over 400 peer reviewed essays of up to 10,000 words focusing on the most important topics and issues
  • Aimed at students, scholars, and practitioners, the essays are designed to allow readers to be brought quickly up-to-date on the nature of the questions asked, past attempts at formulating responses, and the current state of debates
  • Comprehensive coverage of the field
  • Extensive index volume
  • Organized primarily around the different sections representing areas of specialization within the ISA
  • Comprises an editorial board of 28 past and present ISA Presidents

The Encyclopedia is organized around the following ISA sections:

  • Active Learning in International Affairs
  • Comparative Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Diplomatic Studies
  • English School
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration
  • Feminist Theory and Gender Studies
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Global Development Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Intelligence Studies
  • International Communication
  • International Education
  • International Ethics
  • International Law
  • International Organization
  • International Political Economy
  • International Political Sociology
  • International Security Studies
  • IR Theory
  • Peace Studies
  • Political Geography
  • Post-Communist States in IR
  • Scientific Study of International Processes
  • Women's Caucus


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