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The SAGE Handbook of Political Science presents a major retrospective and prospective overview of the discipline. Comprising three volumes of contributions from expert authors from around the world, the handbook aims to frame, assess and synthesize research in the field, helping to define and identify its current and future developments. It does so from a truly global and cross-area perspective. Chapters cover a broad range of aspects, from providing a general introduction to exploring important subfields within the discipline. Each chapter is designed to provide a state-of-the-art and comprehensive overview of the topic by incorporating cross-cutting global, interdisciplinary, and, where this applies, gender perspectives. The Handbook is arranged over seven core thematic sections: Part 1: Political Theory; Part 2: Methods; Part 3: Political Sociology; Part ...

Transnational Relations as a Field
Transnational relations as a field
Jeffrey D. Maslanik

Transnational relations is often regarded as the process by which frequent interactions between non-state actors take place across sovereign boundaries. It is regarded that these interactions play a significant role in the development and functions of the international system – the effects of which are often later downloaded into domestic settings. Transnational relations addresses topics that a single state can assess on its own; for example, climate change, mass killings and genocide, global financial turmoil, and human rights are a few of the challenges facing the international community. While transnational relations has been an important topic since the dawn of the city state, it was not until ...

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