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21 Debated: Issues in World Politics (2nd edition)

21 Debated: Issues in World Politics (2nd edition)

By: Gregory M. Scott (author), Randal J. Jones (author), Louis Furmanski (author)Paperback

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A supplement to core texts for introductory courses in International Relations, Introduction to World Politics courses, Global Issues courses, and courses in International Policy Analysis.Designed as a supplementary reader for basic texts in international relations, this collection of recent, opposing articles on 21 of the most talked-about topics in world politics offers instructors a way to tie together theory and concepts with today's headlines. With its informative yet provocative readings, this book can generate lively classroom discussions by encouraging students to ask questions and think analytically and critically.


I. GLOBALIZATION AND DEMOCRACY. Issue 1: Globalization. Meeting the Challenges of Globalization, Senator Dorgan. Problems of Globalization, Representative Duncan.Issue 2: Globalization and the Nation State. Bits, Bytes, and Democracy, Walter Wriston. The New Real World Order, Anne-Marie Slaughter.Issue 3: Future of Democracy. Consolidating Democratic Institutions, Second Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies. Has Democracy a Future?, Arthur M. Schlesinger.II. THE WAR ON TERROR AND THE MIDDLE EAST. Issue 4: Unilateralism. Remarks at the United Nations and West Point, President Bush. Address to the General Assembly, Secretary General Annan.Issue 5: Global Activism. The Case for Global Activism, Robert Kagan. The War Party vs. The Peace Party, Raimondo.Issue 6: Sanctions. Sanctioning Madness, Richard N. Haass Sanctions: The Invisible Hand of Statecraft, David E. Weekman.Issue 7: Israel and Palestine. Support for Israel, Representatives Pence and Frank. Guarantee a Palestinian Homeland, Senator Hagel.Issue 8: Islam and Politics. Islamic and Western Values, Ali A. Mazrui. Islamic Fundamentalism: A Transitory Threat?, David G. Kibble.Issue 9: Universal Jurisdiction. American Foreign Policy and the International Criminal Court, Marc Grossman. Remarks on the International Criminal Court, Senator Dodd.Issue 10: Civil Liberties. Statements on Homeland Security, Attorney General John Ashcroft. Bill of Rights Cannot Be the Next Victim of Terrorism, Representative Woolsey.Issue 11: Intelligence. The Failure of U.S. Intelligence, Kristen Breitweiser. The FBI and 911, Robert S. Mueller.Issue 12: Human Rights. The Role of Human Rights in Foreign Policy, Lorne W. Craner. The Cancer of Human Rights, John A Gentry.III. NATIONAL DEFENSE. Issue 13: Nuclear Weapons. The Declining Utility of Nuclear Weapons, Goodpaster Committee. Nuclear Posture Review, U.S. Department of Defense.Issue 14: Missile Defense. National Missile Defense Fact Sheet, Federation of American Scientists. Limitations of National Missile Defense, Senator Robert Byrd.Issue 15: Nuclear Proliferation. Counterproliferation Initiative, Ashton B. Carter. Nuclear Madness, Carter Schell.Issue 16: NATO Expansion. Remarks at the NATO Prague Summit, President Bush. NATO Deserves to Pass On, Rep. Rohrabacher.IV. INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY. Issue 17: International Monetary Fund. Globalization's Democratic Deficit, Joseph Nye. International Seattle Coalition, Public Citizen.Issue 18: Money Laundering. Follow the Money, William Wechsler. Offshore Financial Sector, Brian Stuart-Young.Issue 19: IMF Conditionality. Conditionality in Fund-Supported Programs-Overview, International Monetary Fund. 'Conditionalities' Choke RI's Recovery. Sidesh Kaul.V. GLOBAL CHALLENGES. Issue 20: Global Warming. Understanding Climate Change, UN Environmental Program and WMO. Support for Bush Policies, Rep. Rohrbacher.Issue 21: AIDS. AIDS Epidemic Update, United Nations. Global Health, U.S. GAO.

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  • ISBN13: 9780130458292
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780130458292
  • weight: 449
  • ISBN10: 0130458295
  • edition: 2nd edition

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