Drawing from a wealth of foreign relations experts including scholars native to the region, this volume examines the unique challenges China faces as it adapts in its role as a world leader, and it analyzes how China's evolving international relationships are shaping the global landscape of the twenty-first century.
John Haffner, Tomas Casas i Klett, Jean-Pierre Lehmann
In the fast changing modern world where does Japan fit in, and how should it relate to the United States and China? Three foreign commentators make a provocative and persuasive argument that the time has come for Japan to help build a stronger Asian community, and to become an engage and conscientious ...
Britain is dominated by an oligarchy of professional egalitarians. Their aim is not to raise popular aspirations but to exploit mass taste, mass gullibility, or mass spending power for their own advantage. The author shows their populism is in fact 'a perversion of democracy, the sickness of the age'.
Who changes the world? The answer is we all do! This book, about sustainability in the broadest sense, exposes unconscious forces that drive leaders - the "beast within" us all - denial, ego and groupthink. It examines the failures of attempts to bring about change. It uncovers the part unconscious racism plays in foreign policy and globalisation.
Greens are driven by a concern with the fate of future generations and the natural world on which we all depend. Part of the 'What Do We Believe?' series, this work summarizes the historical roots of the Green movement and some of the main intellectual building blocks of Green thinking.
This book is the story of two amazing passages -- one of an idea, the other of a man -- and how they came together to bring about one of the most socially significant Supreme Court decisions in recent history.The first story traces the history-making Cleveland Voucher Program from its intellectual inception ...
The welfare reform debate is not over, despite declarations of success from many politicians and commentators. Welfare Reform: The Next Act draws on six years of in-depth research to explore the implications of 1996's welfare reform . The authors examine all facets of the new system: its effects on family ...
What's gone wrong in the land of the free? The author reveals how Iraq has been turned into a Bushite state of war profiteering and juicy oil and military contracts for Bush's buddies, the drastic reduction of civil liberties at home and of aid programs overseas, the most expensive Inauguration celebrations in US history...and much, much more.
The author presents a balanced assessment of Moore's impact on the political and cultural life of America, from his breakthrough film Roger & Me through his most recent film, Fahrenheit 9/11. 25,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
Measures progress and setbacks in democratization in 27 countries from Central Europe to the Eurasian region of the Former Soviet Union. A report on Kosovo appears as an addendum to the Serbia and Montenegro report. This book covers events from January 1 through December 31.
An entertainment journalist offers a humorous but ultimately positive take on American pop culture, showing how film, fashion, television, fashion, advertising, and sports attract people from all over the world to American values.