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Cases in International Relationschallenges students to use international relations theory to understand the most current and pressing issues facing the world. #xA0; Designed to complement the main themes of any introductory course, this bestselling text presents 16 original case studies that survey the state of the international system and look in-depth at issues of current interest. Cases in International Relationsoffers more than a collection of journal articles; it provides a coherent and accessible approach that encourages students to put international relations concepts to practical use.
Donald M. Snow is Professor of Political Science at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. He is the author of numerous books and articles on national security, international conflict, and American foreign policy.
Table of Contents
|Conflict and Cooperation||p. 1|
|Sovereignty: The Legality and Impact of Invading Iraq||p. 3|
|The Concept of Sovereignty||p. 5|
|The Assault on Sovereignty Outside the United Nations: The Iraq Precedent||p. 12|
|Resource Scarcity: Oil, the Lubricant That Corrodes||p. 21|
|The Problem of Petroleum Scarcity||p. 25|
|Petroleum Scarcity and Conflict||p. 32|
|Limits on International Cooperation: War Crimes, the International Criminal Court, and Torture||p. 43|
|The Problem of War Crimes||p. 46|
|War Crimes Applied and Cooperation Applied: The International Criminal Court and Torture||p. 52|
|Irresolvable Conflicts: The Israeli-Palestinian Impasse||p. 62|
|Irresolvable Conflicts||p. 63|
|The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict||p. 66|
|The Peace Process||p. 71|
|The Current Impasse||p. 78|
|National and International Security||p. 85|
|Asymmetrical Warfare: The Case of Afghanistan||p. 87|
|Asymmetrical Warfare: New/Old War||p. 90|
|Case: The Afghanistan War||p. 98|
|Proliferation: The Case of North Korea||p. 107|
|The Proliferation Problem||p. 108|
|The Proliferation Problem Applied: The Case of North Korea||p. 117|
|Pivotal States: Confronting and Accommodating Iran||p. 126|
|Iran: A Pivotal State||p. 128|
|Dealing with Iran||p. 137|
|Peacekeeping: Humanitarian Disaster and International Responses in Darfur||p. 146|
|Humanitarian Disasters||p. 148|
|The Peacekeeping Response||p. 149|
|Peacekeeping in Darfur||p. 158|
|International Political Economy||p. 167|
|Free Trade: From ITO to WTO and Beyond||p. 169|
|Institutionalizing Trade||p. 172|
|Is Institutionalized Free Trade a Good Idea?||p. 177|
|Regional Integration: The European Union Faces the Future||p. 187|
|The Regional Integration Process||p. 189|
|The European Union Experience||p. 194|
|Rising Powers: China and India||p. 206|
|Rising Powers||p. 207|
|China and India as Rising Powers||p. 208|
|Extending Globalization: From G-7 to G-20||p. 222|
|Controversies and Dynamics||p. 224|
|The Developmental Dimension||p. 230|
|From G-7 to G-20||p. 234|
|Human Security||p. 243|
|Global Warming: Facing the Problem after Copenhagen||p. 245|
|The Road to Kyoto-And Beyond?||p. 248|
|Warm and Getting Warmer: But How Much?||p. 254|
|International Migration: The U.S.-Mexican Border||p. 263|
|Parameters of Immigration||p. 264|
|The U.S.-Mexican Border Problem||p. 273|
|Failed and Failing States: The Case of Pakistan||p. 285|
|The Nature and Problem of Failed States||p. 287|
|Pakistan: A Failed State?||p. 294|
|Terrorism: The Changing Global Threat||p. 305|
|What is Terrorism?||p. 307|
|Evolving Terrorism since September 11||p. 313|
|Dealing with Terrorism: The GWOT||p. 316|
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