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Publication Date: 2007
Publisher: CQ Press
CQ Researcher Staff
With an in-depth look at sixteen contemporary issues ranging from world peacekeeping to climate change, this proven reader asks important, timely questions¿none with easy answers: Can India match China's economic growth? Is the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty obsolete? Should the United States scale back efforts to export democracy to the Middle East and elsewhere? To facilitate sound analysis, each chapter explores who the players are, what¿s at stake, why recognizing past and current developments is so crucial to the future, and includes the following special features: a pro/con box that examines two competing sides of a single issue question; a detailed chronology; an annotated bibliography with web resources; plus photos, charts, graphs, and maps. The 2008 edition also features articles from the brand new CQ Global Researcher, which reports on global affairs from a multitude of international viewpoints.CQ Researcher Staff is the author of 'Global Issues', published 2007 under ISBN 9780872894655 and ISBN 0872894657.