World politics

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The terms "world politics" or "global politics" may refer to:

  • Geopolitics, the study of the effects of geography on politics and International Relations (IR);[1]
  • Global politics, a discipline of political science which focuses on political globalization, away from the dominant state-centric theories of politics and IR;[2]
  • World Politics, a journal of political science and IR

See also[edit]

  • Weltpolitik (translates into English as "world politics")


  1. ^ Marshall, Tim (2016). Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics (Revised and updated paperback ed.). Elliott & Thompson. ISBN 978-1-78396-243-3.
  2. ^ Evans, Graham; Newnham, Jeffrey (1998). "World politics". The Penguin Dictionary of International Relations. Penguin Books. p. 578. ISBN 978-0-140-51397-4.