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Global Politics in a Changing World

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ISBN-10: 0618974512

ISBN-13: 9780618974511

Edition: 4th 2009

Authors: Richard W. Mansbach, Edward Rhodes

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Global Politics in a Changing World blends conceptual writings on international relations with current events coverage from journalistic sources. Case materials in this reader are drawn from all major geographic regions in order to emphasize the global nature of post-Cold War issues. Each chapter approaches the key topics first from a scholarly/theoretical perspective, then follows with readings that present a news/current events context. The readings provide a stimulus for informed debate and discussion and encourage students to view daily events as part of a larger process of change. This unique reader goes beyond the traditional concept of international relations, defined simply as…    
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List price: $142.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Continuity and Change in Global Politics
Turbulence in World Politics: A Theory of Change and Continuity
Bloggers May Be the Real Opposition
The Economist Sovereignty, Borders, and Real Life
Why the World Isn't Flat
Our Borderless World
Cities Mesh Across Blurry Border, Despite Physical Barrier
The Twenty-First-Century State?
We Need Rules for Sovereign Funds
The Changing Nature of War
Out of Control?
The Rise of Postmodern War and Terrorism
The New Wars
The Global Menace of Local Strife, The Economist Targeting the Innocent: Terrorism
Strategies of Terrorism
Hiring an Army: Mercenaries and Private Military Contractors
The Private Surge, Steve Fainaru War by Electron: Cyberwar
Cyber Attack and Vexes Estonia, Poses Debate
A World Wide Web of Terror, The Economist
Weapons of Mass Destruction: Thinking About the Unthinkable, Again
The New Threat of Mass Destruction
Nuclear Proliferation
Bombs Away, The Economist Ballistic Missile Defense
U.S. Missile Defense, International Institute for Strategic Studies
The Consequences of a "Limited" Nuclear War
Climate Effects of Nuclear War
Biological Weapons
With Custom-Built Pathogens Come New Fears
Disintegration and Integration in Today's World
Democracy: A Global Institution?
History Is Still Going Our Way
The Return of Authoritarian Great Powers, Azar Gat Dictating Democracy
America's Crusade
America's Crisis of Legitimacy
Religion and Democracy
Why God Is Winning
Islamists Suffer as Freedom Slips Down the Mideast Agenda
Failed States
Failed States in a World of Terror
Africa's Revolutionary Deficit
The Coming Anarchy
UN Troops Fight Haiti's Gangs One Battered Street at a Time
The 10th Circle
Solving Shared Problems: Intergovernmental Organizations
The United Nations
International Organizations: Perspectives on Governance in the Twenty-first Century
The United Nations, The Economist The International Monetary Fund
The IMF and Democratic Governance
The European Union
Standard Bearer: How the European Union Exports Its Laws
Ties That Bind: The Rise of Transnational Institutions
Power Shift
Learning to Live with NGOs
NGOs and States
NGOs: Sins of the Secular Missionaries, The Economist
What Is a Gongo?
Mois?s Na?m TNCs
Mountain of Gold Leaves a River of Waste, Jane Perlez and Raymond Bonner NGOs and TNCs
How a Global Web of Activists Gives Cooke Problems in India
The NGO-TNC-State Nexus
More than the Sum of the Parts
Thy Brother's Keeper: Human Rights and International Law in the Postinternational Era
Are Human Rights Universal?
The Economist An International Criminal Court
If Not Peace, Then Justice
A New Security Agenda in a Globablized World
The Problem of Soft Security: Crime, Disease, and Dangerous Products in a Globalized World Redefining Security
Human Security in a Globalized World, Rob McRae Crime
The Five Wars of Globalization
In Afghanistan, Heroin Trade Soars Despite U.S. Aid
Together, in Sickness and in Health
Dangerous Products
Dangers for Both Pets and People
Managing a Global Economy
The Challenge of Global Capitalism
Economic Globalization
In the Shadow of Prosperity, The Economist
How Trade Barriers Keep Africans Adrift
Monetary and Financial Issues
The ABCs of Global Money and Finance
The New New World Order
Poverty and Development
The Tangled Web: The Poverty-Insecurity Nexus
The Megacity
Aid, Advice, and Governance/Ending Poverty Forever
The Eight Commandments, The Economist Moving People Rather than Moving Jobs?
Should We Globalize Labor Too?
Environmental Issues and the Global Commons
The Tragedy of the Commons
The Problem of Collective Action
Global Problems and Local Concerns
The World Bank Global Warming, Environmental Degradation, and International Conflict
Terror in the Weather Forecast
Receding Aral Sea Offers Fertile Ground for Conflict
A Global Web of Pollution and Environmental Devastation
Huge Dust Plumes from China Cause Changes in Climate
A Corrupt Timber Trade
The Subjective Dimension: Identies and Loyalties
Immigrants, Refugees, and Diasporas: Population Movements Across Borders
Crossing Borders: International Migration and National Security
Political Causes and Effects of Migration: Poverty, Misgovernment, and Violence
Europe's Huddled Masses, The Economist
A Massive Migration, Sudarsan Raghavan Diasporas and International Politics
A World of Exiles, The Economist
The Clash of Cultures and Identities
The Clash of Civilizations?
What Clash of Civilizations?
Amartya Sen Identity Clashes in Europe
Cartoon Uproar Exposes Muslim Divide
New Russia: From Class to Ethnic Struggle
The New Divide in World Politics?
The West Versus the Islamic World
Mutual Incomprehsension, Mutual Outrage, The Economist
Gender and Global Politics
Women, the State, and War: Feminist Incursions into World Politics
Human Security, and National Security
Infanticide, Abortion Responsible for 60 Million Girls Missing in Asia
A Surplus of Men, a Deficit of Peace
Women's Rights as Human Rights--Or as Western Cultural Imperialism?
Yet Another Problem in the Middle East, The
Female Genital Mutilation on Rise in Britain,
Globalization, Localization, and Politics
The Globalization Index
Inc., and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
English as the Language of Global Education
Soccer vs. McWorld
Managing the Problems of a Globalized World
How Globalization Went Bad
Paradoxes of Globalization
Loves Microsoft, Hates America