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Test Bank for International Studies Global Forces Interactions and Tensions Straus

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for International Studies Global Forces, Interactions, and Tensions By Scott Straus, Barry Driscoll, ISBN: 9781452241197, ISBN: 9781544352046, ISBN: 9781544344447

Table Of Content

Preface
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
INTRODUCTION: Global Interactions and Global Tensions

A Framework for International Studies

Global Interactions

Global Tensions

An Inside-Out/Outside-In Approach

Global Forces

What Is International Studies Good For?

Key Terms

Questions for Review

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PART I: FOUNDATIONS
CHAPTER ONE: The Making of Our Global Age: Forces, Interactions, and Tensions Since 1800

The First Global Age: Increasing Global Interactions

Between the First and Second Global Ages: Wars, Hot and Cold, and New Interactions

The Second Global Age: An Explosion of Global Finance, International Interactions, and New Tensions

Summary

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CHAPTER TWO: States: Shapers and Subjects of Global Interactions

The Age of States: Born from a Cycle of Interactions

What Does a State Do?

Where Do States Come From? Forces Shaping the Modern State

The Strengths and Weaknesses of States

Is the State Fit for Purpose? Modern Challenges to States

Summary

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CHAPTER THREE: Intergovernmental Organizations: Sites of Global Governance

Getting Along in the World

IGOs: The Basics

What Do IGOs Do?

The United Nations: Mediating Global Tensions

Do IGOs Actually Matter? Three Views

Summary

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CHAPTER FOUR: Civil Society: Agents of Change in Global Interactions

Who Cares About Cecil the Lion?

What Is Civil Society?

Who Is Civil Society?

Recent History of Global Civil Society: Rise of a New Global Force

Civil Society on the Global Stage

How Does Civil Society Have an Impact?

Criticisms of Global Civil Society

Summary

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CHAPTER FIVE: Social Identities and Culture: Shaping Interactions at the Individual and Societal Levels

What Are Social Identities and Culture?

Global Interactions and Forces Impact Identity and Culture

Which Social Identities Matter?

Why Do Some Social Identities Matter More Than Others?

Social Identities and Global Challenges

Understanding Culture

Summary

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CHAPTER SIX: Money: Propelling Global Interactions

Why Global Money Matters

What is Capitalism?

What is Trade?

Finance: Borrowers, Lenders, and Debt

Currencies

Floating

Summary

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PART II: GLOBAL CHALLENGES
CHAPTER SEVEN: Democracy and Representation: Struggles for Freedom and Efforts to Restrict It

What Makes Some Countries Freer Than Others?

What Do Democracies Consist Of?

What Do Dictatorships Consist Of?

Trends in Democratization

The Process of Democratization

Democratic Consolidation

Democracy and International Studies Themes

Summary

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CHAPTER EIGHT: Human Rights: The Challenge of Setting and Enforcing Global Norms

What is the Human Rights Regime?

Human Rights at the UN Level: Roots of the Tension Between Universal Rights and State Sovereignty

Regional Approaches to Human Rights

What Roles Do Nonstate Human Rights Actors Play?

Do Human Rights Work?

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CHAPTER NINE: Development: The Challenge of Global Poverty

What Is Development, and How Is It Measured?

Why Are Some Countries Poor?

How Can Developing Countries Grow Their Economies? Five Theories

The Role of Foreign Aid

Summary

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CHAPTER TEN: Civil Wars and Terrorism: New Global Security Challenges and Efforts to Manage Them

What Are Civil Wars?

What Is Terrorism?

Summary

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CHAPTER ELEVEN: Migration: Confronting the Myths of Human Movement

What is Migration?

Trends in Global Migration: Facts and Myths

Why Do People Migrate? Push, Pull, and Policy Factors

The Impacts of Migration

Brain Drain or Brain Gain?

Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Can Migration Be Governed Globally?

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CHAPTER TWELVE: Global Health: Addressing Inequalities in Outcomes

Global Health and Forces, Interactions, and Tensions

What is Global Health?

Global Health Outcomes Highlight Systemic Inequalities

The Global HIV and AIDS Pandemic

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CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Global Environment: Confronting the Challenge of Climate Change

What Is Climate Change?

Empirics of Climate Change

Predictions about Future Climate Change

Impacts of Climate Change

Responses to Climate Change: Global Governance

Other Approaches to Climate Change

Climate Change and Cross-Cutting Global Forces

Summary

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CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Global Food: How Can We Solve World Hunger?

Global Hunger and a Growing Population: Is There Enough Food?

If There Is Enough Food, Why Do Famines Occur?

Reducing Hunger: Food Security or Food Sovereignty

Who Runs Global Food?

Tracing Global Food: Commodity Chains

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Glossary
Index