Introduction to Contemporary International Relations
How to build a peaceful and prosperous world. Understanding international affairs is indispensable for thinking about the future of Japan and the world, which both face many challenges. This book will teach the reader international relations theory from the basics. It gives an overview of the theoretical framework and history of international affairs, then deals with security, nuclear issues, the role of the United Nations, economics and trade, etc. Furthermore, it explains the current situation in eight regions around the world. At the end of the book, the reader will learn how to write reports and treatises.