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Taking sides : clashing views on educational issues / James Wm. Noll [ed.]

By: Noll, James Wm [ed.].
Contributor(s): Bennett, Andrew, 1960- | Shambaugh, George E, 1963-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series. Publisher: USA: McGraw Hill, 2008Edition: 14th ed.Description: xxii, 456 p. : 24 cm.ISBN: 9780073397177.Subject(s): World politics -- 21st century | United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001- | United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009DDC classification: 327.73 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
UNIT 1. The United States and the world: strategic choices -- Is american hegemony good for the United States and the world? -- Should the United States have an official strategy of preemption against potential weapons of mass destruction threats? -- Should promoting democracy abroad be a top U.S. priority? -- UNIT 2. U.S. national security issues -- Was the war in Iraq justified? -- Should the United States stay in Iraq? -- Should the United States foster a partition of Iraq? -- UNIT 3. The United States and the world: regional and bilateral relations -- Is Pakistan an asset in the war on terror? -- Should the United States preemptively attack Iranian nuclear facilities? -- Should the United States send peacekeeping troops to Darfur? -- Is China's rise threatening to the United States? -- Should the United States seek negotiations and engagement with North Korea? -- Is U.S. support for Israel a key factor in America's difficulties in the Middle East? -- UNIT 4. American foreign policy: domestic politics and institutions -- Has the Department of Homeland Security been a success? -- Does domestic spying help the United States? -- Is loosening immigration regulations good for the United States? -- UNIT 5. U.S. International economic and environmental issues -- Is economic globalization good for the United States? -- Is outsourcing good for the United States? -- Should the United States fight climate change? -- Is it realistic for the United States to move toward greater energy independence? -- UNIT 6. The United States and international rules, norms, and institutions -- Is it justifiable to put suspected terrorists under greater physical duress? -- Can humanitarian intervention be justified?
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Previously published: Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial issues in American foreign policy. 3rd ed. Dubuque, Iowa : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, c2006.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

UNIT 1. The United States and the world: strategic choices -- Is american hegemony good for the United States and the world? -- Should the United States have an official strategy of preemption against potential weapons of mass destruction threats? -- Should promoting democracy abroad be a top U.S. priority? -- UNIT 2. U.S. national security issues -- Was the war in Iraq justified? -- Should the United States stay in Iraq? -- Should the United States foster a partition of Iraq? -- UNIT 3. The United States and the world: regional and bilateral relations -- Is Pakistan an asset in the war on terror? -- Should the United States preemptively attack Iranian nuclear facilities? -- Should the United States send peacekeeping troops to Darfur? -- Is China's rise threatening to the United States? -- Should the United States seek negotiations and engagement with North Korea? -- Is U.S. support for Israel a key factor in America's difficulties in the Middle East? -- UNIT 4. American foreign policy: domestic politics and institutions -- Has the Department of Homeland Security been a success? -- Does domestic spying help the United States? -- Is loosening immigration regulations good for the United States? -- UNIT 5. U.S. International economic and environmental issues -- Is economic globalization good for the United States? -- Is outsourcing good for the United States? -- Should the United States fight climate change? -- Is it realistic for the United States to move toward greater energy independence? -- UNIT 6. The United States and international rules, norms, and institutions -- Is it justifiable to put suspected terrorists under greater physical duress? -- Can humanitarian intervention be justified?

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