The purpose of this book is to give a deep understanding of wide ranging issues in the contemporary world politics like South-South Cooperation, Globalisation, Environmental Issues, Human Rights, Gender Issues and Women Empowerment, International Terrorism, and World Trade Organization. The course is prescribed in different universities of India. The book gives vivid pictures of the contemporary emerging world orders, their role, contemporary conflicts, concept of power, its role, types, balance of power etc. The book also discusses the Unipolar, Bipolar and Multipolar system, Nation-State concept and National interests. The topics in this book have been carefully selected in order to provide a more objective assessment of the recent and ongoing problems of the international community. This volume will be a valuable resource for graduate, undergraduate and post-graduate students, academics and researchers in the areas of political science, sociology, international law, international organizations, and international relations. This book is helpful to teachers, students and civil service aspirants too.