9780078050640

Annual Editions: World Politics 10/11

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    9780078050640

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    0078050642

  • Edition: 31st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/12/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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TheAnnual Editionsseries is designed to provide convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers, and journals published today.Annual Editionsare updated on a regular basis through a continuous monitoring of over 300 periodical sources. The articles selected are authored by prominent scholars, researchers, and commentators writing for a general audience. TheAnnual Editionsvolumes have a number of common organizational features designed to make them particularly useful in the classroom: a general introduction; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; and a brief overview for each section. Each volume also offers an onlineInstructor's Resource Guidewith testing materials.Using Annual Editions in the Classroomis a general guide that provides a number of interesting and functional ideas for usingAnnual Editionsreaders in the classroom. Visit www.mhhe.com/annualeditions for more details.

Table of Contents

Preface
Correlation Guide
Topic Guide
Internet References
The International System and Changing World Order of the Twenty-First Century
Unit Overview
The Age of Nonpolarity: What Will Follow U.S. Dominance?
America’s Edge: Power in the Networked Century
The China-U.S. Relationship Goes Global
India’s Path to Greatness
Managing Interstate Conflicts and the Proliferation of Weapons
Unit Overview
Alliances, Balance of Power, and the Use of Force
The Russian-Georgian War: Implications for the Middle East
Europe and Russia: Up from the Abyss?
Israeli Military Calculations towards Iran
Proliferation of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons and Technology
The Long Road from Prague
The Terrorist Threat to Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons
Evolving Bioweapon Threats Require New Countermeasures
Foreign Policy Decision Making
Unit Overview
Obama’s Foreign Policy: The End of the Beginning
In Search of Sustainable Security: Linking National Security, Human Security, and Collective Security to Protect America and Our World
The Petraeus Doctrine
Great Power Interstate Conflicts and Rivalries
Unit Overview
No Time for a Time-Out in Europe
The Unbalanced Triangle: What Chinese-Russian Relations Mean for the United States
Lifting the Bamboo Curtain
North-South Interstate Conflicts and Rivalries
Unit Overview
Obama’s Vietnam
Somali Piracy: A Nasty Problem, a Web of Responses
We Can’t Afford to Ignore Myanmar
Not Your Father’s Latin America
Conflicts among Nation-States in the Global South, Sub-National Conflicts, and the Role of Non-State Actors in an Interdependent World
Unit Overview
Factors Affecting Stability in Northern Iraq
The Most Dangerous Place in the World
Reading Twitter in Tehran?: Why the Real Revolution Is on the Streets -and Offline
Asymmetric Conflicts: Trends in Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Unit Overview
Al-Qa`ida’s Pakistan Strategy
Al-Qaeda at 20 Dead or Alive?
Three Pillars of Counterinsurgency
Contemporary Foreign Policy Debates
Unit Overview
All Counterinsurgency Is Local
Afghanistan, Iraq, and U.S. Strategy in 2009
International Organizations, International Law, and Global Governance
Unit Overview
Minilateralism, Mois¿s Na’m, Foreign Policy, July/August 2009
The Responsibility to Protect: Meeting the Challenges
The International Economic System
Unit Overview
The $1.4 Trillion Question
China to the Rescue: Growing out of the Financial Crisis
Africa and the Global Economic Crisis: Threats, Opportunities, and Responses
Trade Wars Brewing in Economic Malaise: Outrage in Canada as U.S. Firms Sever Ties to Obey Stimulus Rules
Globalizing Issues
Unit Overview
The Seven Terrors of the World
The Low-Carbon Diet
Test-Your-Knowledge Form
Article Rating Form
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