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

Braving The New World

byThomas Bateman, Rick Myers

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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.
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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Table of Contents

PrefaceGeneral IntroductionUnit 1 Global Challenges1.GlobalizationCameron and Stein, "The State as Place Amidst Shifting Spaces"2.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 America"2.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 Politics"Unit 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 Charter"4.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