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You decide! : controversial global issues

Author: Edward R Drachman; Alan Shank
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book touches on nearly every facet of international relations today, including terrorism, global warming, child labor, and AIDS.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward R Drachman; Alan Shank
ISBN: 0742508226 9780742508224
OCLC Number: 50143341
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 295 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Global security : How should countries respond to acts of terrorism? --
How can weapons of mass destruction be controlled? --
When is military-led humanitarian intervention justified? --
Will a U.S. built national missile defense system enhance global security? --
Global economy and the environment : What role should international financial institutions play in globalization? --
Is child labor a necessary evil? --
How can the gap between rich and poor countries be reduced? --
Is global warming a threat to our planet? --
Global human rights and justice : How should dictators be held accountable for war crimes and human rights violations? --
How can nations fulfill their aspirations for self-determination? --
How should immigration conflicts over child parental custody and political asylum be resolved? --
How should the world grapple with the AIDS pandemic?
Responsibility: Edward Drachman and Alan Shank with Karla Cunningham and Jeremy Grace.
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You Decide!: is a wonderful teaching tool-both engaging and erudite, with well balanced essays that permit and provoke sharp debate. Topics range from terror-and how to deal with it-to child labor Read more...

 
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