Controversies in Globalization Contending Approaches to International Relations

ISBN-10: 087289505X
ISBN-13: 9780872895058
Edition: 2009 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 2/25/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 412
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

John A. Hird is associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Public Policy and Administration at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; author of The Political Economy of Environmental Risk; and coauthor with Michael Reese and Matthew Shilvock of Controversies in American Public Policy (3rd edition).

Contributors
Preface
Introduction: Understanding Globalization
International Political Economy
Trade Liberalization and Economic Growth: Does Trade Liberalization Contribute to Economic Prosperity?
Yes
No
Trade and Equality: Does Free Trade Promote Economic Equality?
Yes
No
Poverty: Can Foreign Aid Reduce Poverty?
Yes
No
Emerging Technology and Political Institutions: Is the Precautionary Principle an Effective Tool for Policymakers to Use in Regulating Emerging Technologies?
Yes
No
Security
Terrorism and Security: Is International Terrorism a Significant Challenge to National Security?
Yes
No
Nuclear Weapons: Should the United States or the International Community Aggressively Pursue Nuclear Nonproliferation Policies?
Yes
No
Military Intervention and Human Rights: Is Foreign Military Intervention Justified by Widespread Human Rights Abuses?
Yes
No
Environment and Public Health
Climate Change and the Environment: Can International Regimes Be Effective Means to Restrain Carbon Emissions?
Yes
No
The Future of Energy: Should Governments Encourage the Development of Alternative Energy Sources to Help Reduce Dependence on Fossil Fuels?
Yes
No
HIV/AIDS: Should the Wealthy Nations Promote anti-HIV/AIDS Efforts in Poor Nations?
Yes
No
Democracy, Demography, and Social Issues
Gender: Should the United States Aggressively Promote Women's Rights in Developing Nations?
Yes
No
Immigration: Should Countries Liberalize Immigration Policies?
Yes
No
Culture and Diversity: Should Development Efforts Seek to Preserve Local Culture?
Yes
No
Civil Society: Do NGOs Wield Too Much Power?
Yes
No
Democracy: Should All Nations Be Encouraged to Promote Democratization?
Yes
No
Glossary
Notes
References
Index

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