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MindTap Political Science for International Politics: Power and Purpose in Global Affairs 4th Edition

Paul D'Anieri

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MindTap® Political Science for D'Anieri's International Politics: Power and Purpose in Global Affairs, 4th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Paul D'Anieri, University of California, Riverside

Paul D'Anieri is a professor of political science as well as provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California, Riverside. He has taught international politics for over 20 years. His research focuses on and foreign policy in the post-Soviet states, and especially on Ukraine-Russia relations. Dr. D'Anieri's books include Economic Interdependence in Ukrainian-Russian Relations; Understanding Ukrainian Politics: Power, Politics, and Institutional Design; and Politics and Society in Ukraine. His articles have appeared in numerous academic journals and books on Eastern European politics. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell in 1991.
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  • MindTap for INTERNATIONAL POLITICS offers students a wealth of engaging activities such as interactive timelines; introductory videos with polling; Aplia homework assignments that contain videos, graphs, maps, and primary sources; case study activities; infographics; an atlas; and a current events blog.
Infographic Library. A series of infographics illuminate interesting statistics and facts in international relations and ask students to think critically about the data.

International Relations Timelines. Historical developments in international relations are overviewed in a series of twelve illustrated, interactive timelines and students are asked to identify key events and trends.

Atlas. A collection of world political maps provides a handy reference.

Introductory Videos with Polling. Students can watch these videos, featuring other International Relations students, to get context for what they will learn in the chapter and spark their thoughts on the topic at hand. Each video presents real-world poll results and then asks students to share their opinion, which they can compare with their classmates.

Chapter Learning Objectives. These Learning Objectives are linked to the key points of the chapter to keep students focused on the important takeaways.

eBook for International Politics, 4th Edition. The acclaimed MindTap Reader boasts a multimedia rich experience with tagged note-taking, highlighting, and bookmarking for easy study guide creation.

Case Study Activities. Students will research and read relevant primary source articles and practice their writing skills by answering a series of short-answer questions.

Focus Activities including primary source, map, video activities tied closely with Learning Objectives. These activities combine the richness of primary source materials with a learn-by-doing approach to ensure students internalize the material.

Wrap it Up Quiz – 25 Question Final Chapter Quiz. Students will know with certainty their level of competency for every chapter, which will improve course outcomes.

KnowNow International Relations Blog. The KnowNow Blog closes every chapter to ensure all students have a current, real-world view into the concepts covered.
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  • ISBN-10: 130563912X
  • ISBN-13: 9781305639126
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Instructor's Web Site (with Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero)

ISBN: 9781305639195
This free, password-protected website for instructors features key term activities (e.g. flashcards and crossword puzzles), an instructor’s manual, and test bank in Microsoft® Word®. Access your resources by logging into your account at

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305639188
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

Instructor's Edition

ISBN: 9781305639133