By Kendall W. Stiles
Up-to-date it in its seventh version, Case Histories in overseas Politics offers 20 unique case experiences to supply a historic standpoint for higher examining international affairs. offering in-depth historic illustrations of middle innovations in diplomacy, this casebook surveys significant occasions within the twentieth and twenty first centuries and highlights either enduring and rising difficulties. Case Histories in overseas Politics appears past present occasions to assist readers make significant comparisons among what occurred some time past and what's taking place now.
This e-book describes glossy difficulties and key ideas within the examine of diplomacy. With 26 case stories, it offers a story history to contemporary ancient advancements. targeting the kinfolk among the nice powers, conflicts within the outer edge, and the relationships among justice and cash, chapters ponder particular nations, areas, crises, associations, and controversies. those contain: Pearl Harbor, the Cuban Missile concern, the army- commercial advanced, SALT I, the Persian Gulf conflict, the United international locations, the Nuremberg Trials, decolonization in Africa, Apartheid, sweatshops, 3rd global debt, and the foreign landmine ban. Stiles teaches at Loyola college of Chicago. Annotation c. booklet information, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Reaction to the Sept. 11 assaults 17 September eleven and the nice Debate 24 bankruptcy three stability of strength: China–India–Pakistan contention 37 Pre-1947 history forty three 1947–1964 forty four 1965–1974 forty seven 1975–1989 forty nine 1990–1998 50 1999–2011 fifty one bankruptcy four Alliances: The Post–Cold battle function of NATO fifty six NATO’s construction 60 NATO’s function throughout the chilly conflict sixty two NATO and the tip of the chilly battle sixty four NATO’s New job sixty five NATO expansion sixty seven v vi Contents bankruptcy five army strength: The Persian Gulf Wars of 1991 and 2003 seventy three the 1st Persian Gulf struggle seventy nine The Diplomatic section: August 2, 1990–January sixteen, 1991 eighty The Air conflict part: January 17–February 23, 1991 eighty one the floor conflict part: February 24–February 28, 1991 eighty two The Interwar interval: March 1991–March 2003 eighty two input the Vulcans eighty four The warfare in Iraq eighty five half II safety Redefined ninety one bankruptcy 6 Intervention: Bosnia ninety two historical past to 1918 ninety seven 1918 to 1980 a hundred After Tito 102 battle in Slovenia and Croatia 103 battle in Bosnia 104 struggle in Kosovo 108 battle Crimes Tribunal 109 bankruptcy 7 Terrorism: Al-Qaeda 114 Islamic Fundamentalism a hundred and twenty Osama Bin Ladin and the Founding of Al-Qaeda 121 Describing Al-Qaeda 123 Al-Qaeda after September eleven one hundred thirty bankruptcy eight Human safety: The HIV/AIDS Pandemic one hundred thirty five heritage of contemporary Pandemics 137 HIV/AIDS 139 The foreign reaction to HIV/AIDS 141 replacement recommendations 143 Contents bankruptcy nine Feminist diplomacy idea: ladies and safeguard 151 The “Heart” of overseas safety 153 girls and Peace in Africa 156 half III Political economic climate 171 bankruptcy 10 Democratic Peace conception: overseas relief 172 international reduction 174 eu relief in precept 176 ecu Union reduction in perform 177 bankruptcy eleven Nationalism: The clash within the Caucasus 191 “Civilization” as a global family notion 195 A Thumbnail cartoon of the Chechen humans 196 historical past of Chechnya’s clash With Russia to 1990 197 the 1st Chechen conflict: 1990–1996 198 the second one Chechen struggle: 1997–2000 two hundred The background on account that 2000 201 bankruptcy 12 Collective items: The Kyoto Protocol and weather switch 205 worldwide Warming 208 growing ideas on worldwide Warming Gases 210 deadlock on the Hague 215 the placement because 2008 216 bankruptcy thirteen financial Interdependence: North–South exchange clash 221 simple options 224 stipulations after global battle II 225 The construction of UNCTAD and NIEO 226 The cave in of the G-77 and NIEO 230 Agriculture in Uruguay and past 231 vii viii Contents bankruptcy 14 Globalization: Sweatshops and Outsourcing 240 The Sweatshop Phenomenon 242 The Outsourcing Phenomenon 244 Competing views 244 bankruptcy 15 fiscal Regionalism: the eu Union 254 The Emergence of the typical industry: 1945–1957 258 The EEC at paintings: 1957–1973 262 the eu neighborhood lower than rigidity: 1973–1985 263 Renewal: 1986–2010 266 bankruptcy sixteen Decolonization and improvement: India’s upward thrust 276 India earlier than Independence 281 India less than Nehru 282 India below Indira 285 Indian monetary Liberalization 287 bankruptcy 17 international Governance: the nice Recession 294 A Primer on fiscal Governance constructions 298 The Antecedents to the Recession three hundred The concern 301 overseas reaction 302 half IV worldwide Justice 309 bankruptcy 18 the data Age: uprising within the Arab international 310 The atmosphere: The Arab global in 2010 314 The Revolution starts 316 the net and the Arab Spring 319 Contents bankruptcy 19 foreign legislations: The foreign legal courtroom 326 Jus Cogens and Erga Omnes responsibilities 329 Antecedents to the ICC 331 Why an ICC?