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Global Issues

Global Issues
Selections from CQ Researcher

2012 Edition

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International Relations

June 2012 | 464 pages | CQ Press
Are you tired of simplistic treatment of the world's most important issues?

So many competing readers offer simple black and white treatment of today's complex problems. Help your students see the shades of gray.

In this annual reader, CQ Researcher reporters offer students an in-depth and nuanced look at sixteen of today's most pressing issues, ranging from changes in the Middle East and prospects for peace to climate change and terrorism. Each chapter identifies the key players, explores what's at stake, and offers necessary background and analysis so students understand how past and current developments impact the future of each issue. Also included: Pron box that examines two competing sides of a single issue question; Detailed chronology; Annotated bibliography and web resources; and Photos, charts, graphs, and maps.

1. Rising Tension Over Iran
2. Emerging Central Asia
3. Future of the Gulf States
4. Resolving Land Disputes
5. Weapons in Space
6. U.S.-Pakistan Relations
7. Foreign Aid and National Security
8. Russia in Turmoil
9. Sharia Controversy
10. Peacebuilding
11. Gendercide Crisis
12. Saving Indigenous Peoples
13. Future of the Euro
14. The Resource Curse
15. Rising Food Prices
16. Youth Unemployment

Global Issues: Selections from CQ Researcher Global Issues gives the reader a very interesting and update selection of topics in the field of International Relations. Each subject is addressed in a clear and comprehensive way. The boxes “At Issue” are a very useful basis for discussion in class. A crucial book for any course on international relations, and an extremely useful book for someone interested in learning more about world politics.

Professor Isabel Camisão
Faculdade de Letras, University of Coimbra
December 20, 2012

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CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher is the choice of librarians, researchers, and students seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on the most vital issues shaping our world. Each weekly report offers in-depth, unbiased coverage of a single topic. Written by CQ Press's staff of experienced reporters, these reports provide up-to-date information on a wide range of social, economic, political, environmental, and international issues. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781452226705