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Global politics in the human interest

Author: Melvin Gurtov
Publisher: Boulder : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"This fourth edition of Global Politics has been revised to reflect the threats and opportunities posed by the changing world order, and provides facts and figures current through mid-1998. The use of a Global-Humanist framework to address four interrelated problems - human rights violations, war and armaments, sustainable development, and environmental destruction - remains a key feature of the book, which retains  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Gurtov
ISBN: 1555878202 9781555878207
OCLC Number: 40104949
Description: xii, 399 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Crisis and Interdependence in Contemporary World Politics --
2. Realism and Corporate Globalism in Theory and Practice --
3. World Politics in Global-Humanist Perspective --
4. The Third World and the Fourth: Human Rights, Environmental Decline, and Underdevelopment --
5. The United States and Russia: Empires in Transition --
6. Europe and Japan in a Multipolar World --
7. In the Human Interest: An Agenda for Transforming World Politics.
Responsibility: Mel Gurtov.

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This fourth edition provides recent information on economic and security issues, as well as updated case studies with current figures. The book retains its practical bent, conveying how global  Read more...

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