Braving The New World by Thomas BatemanBraving The New World by Thomas Bateman

Braving The New World

byThomas Bateman, Rick Myers

Paperback | July 9, 2007

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Braving the New World, fourth edition features a selection of readings that provide a stimulating discussion of topics most often covered in the introductory political science courses. Welcoming a new co-editor to this edition, Braving the New World contains 27 readings in 5 thematic units. Featuring many high profile authors, Braving the New World readings cover many current and important world issues and national issues.
The authors have amassed over forty years experience teaching political science at Mount Royal College in Calgary, and have also taught in other post-secondary settings. In addition to teaching a wide range of introductory courses they have research and teaching interests in a number of sub-fields including comparative politics, federa...
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Title:Braving The New WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 10.75 × 8.38 × 0.75 inPublished:July 9, 2007Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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PrefaceGeneral IntroductionUnit 1 Global Challenges1.GlobalizationCameron and Stein, "The State as Place Amidst Shifting Spaces2.Globalization and DemocracyBenjamin Barber, "Can Democracy Survive Globalization in an Age of Terrorism?*3.Globalization and GovernanceJoe Masciulli, "Governing Globalization--a World State, a Great-Power Concert, or a Renewed United Nations?*4.Terrorism and Civil Liberties -Michael Ignatieff, The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror. (Penguin, 2004), excerpt from chapter 1.*5.Canada and the WorldJohn Ibbitson, The Polite Revolution, (McClelland and Stewart, 2005), excerpt from chapter 5*6.Canada in North AmericaShaun Narine "Canadian Foreign Policy After September 11th, 2001: Following the Wrong Path.Unit 2 Ideas and Ideologies1.LiberalismLoren Lomasky, "Classical Liberalism and Civil Society*2.ConservatismRichard Myers, "The Universal Child Care Benefit: A Turning Point for Social Conservatives?3. FeminismLinda Trimble, "The Politics of Feminism; An Introduction*4.NationalismJohn O''Sullivan, "In Defense of Nationalism" The National Interest (Winter 2004/05), 33-40.5.Social Democracy -Edward Broadbent, "Social Democracy in Theory and Practice - The Way AheadUnit 3 Citizenship and Democracy1.Social Capital and Civic EngagementRobert Putnam, "Civic Disengagement in Contemporary America2.Deliberative DemocracyCass Sunstein, Republic.com. (Yale UP, 2001)*3.New Forms of Democratic CitizenshipNeil Nevitte, "Value Change and the Rise of New Politics*4.MediaKenneth Newton, "May the Weak Force be With You: The Power of the Mass Media in Modern Politics" European Journal of Political Research, 45:2 (March 2006)5.The Decline of Democratic CitizenshipReg Whitaker, "The Flight from PoliticsUnit 4 Contemporary Politics at Home*1.Electoral Systems and Electoral ReformHarold Jansen, "Is the Impossible Possible? Electoral Reform and Canada''s Provinces*2.FederalismGerry Baier and Katherine Booth, "What is Asymmetrical Federalism and Why Should Canadians Care?*3.Courts, Law, and the Canadian CharterThomas Bateman, "Just What the Doctor Ordered: Private Health Insurance and the Charter4.Public Policy and the EnvironmentIan Urquhart, "Climate Change Policy: Why Hasn''t Canada Walked its Kyoto Talk?5.Parliamentary GovernmentDonald Savoie, "The Canadian Prime Minister: Revisiting Primus in Canadian Politics*6.Political PartiesWilliam Cross and Lisa Young, " Are Canadian Political Parties Empty Vessels: Membership, Engagement and Policy Capacity" Choices 12:4 (June 2006), 14-28Unit 5 Contemporary Politics Abroad*1.AfricaGordon McCord, Jeffrey Sachs, Wing Thye Woo, "Understanding African Poverty: Beyond the Washington Consensus to the Millennium Development Goals Approach*2.The Post-Communist worldMikhail Molchanov, "Ukraine''s Orange Revolution: Its Promise and Untimely Demise"*3.The Middle EastLarry Diamond, "Iraq and Democracy: The Lessons Learned" Current History (January 2006)4.ChinaWenran Jiang, "China''s Quest for Modernization*5.South America -Jorge Castaneda, "Latin America''s Left Turn" Foreign Affairs. (May/June 2006).*Indicates new to this edition