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Author Noonan, Norma C.

Title Challenge and Change: Global Threats and the State in Twenty-first Century International Politics.

Published [Place of publication not identified] : Springer Science and Business Media : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.


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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Contents Notes on Contributors and Editors; List of Figures and Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction: A Century of Challenges; The Structure of the Book; Notes; Part I: The Global Context; Chapter 2: The End of the Western Age? The Twenty-First-­Century Challenges for the West; Introduction; The Historical Context: Pre-World War II; The Historical Context: 1945 to the Present; The USA Becomes a Major Player in International Politics; The West and the World in the Twenty-First Century; The "Givens": Opportunities and Challenges in the World Today; NATO: A Keystone of Foreign Policy
Major Challenges for the WestAddressing the Challenges and Opportunities in the Era of Global Disorder; The Migrant Crisis; Conclusions; Postscript; Notes; Chapter 3: A Russian Perspective on Twenty-First-Century Challenges; Definition of Some Basic Categories of States in the Contemporary International System; Great Powers of the Twenty-First Century: A New "Concert" or "Selective Engagement"?; Great Powers and Regional Subsystems; New Geographical Spaces; What Lies Ahead?; Conclusions; Postscript; Notes
Chapter 4: Challenges to Interstate Security: China and India in the Twenty-First CenturyStrategic Vision; China; India; Tactical Policies; Eschewing Military Alliances?; Enhancing Military Strength and Power-Projection Capabilities; Creating New Ground Realities; Fighting Against Islamic Fundamentalism, Terrorism, and Domestic Insurgencies; Engaging Selectively with the Global Economy; Creating Alternative International Economic Organizations; Forging the Least Intrusive Deal on Climate Change; Promoting Soft Power; Conclusion; Notes; Part II: Issues and Challenges
Chapter 5: The Economic Dimensions of GlobalizationIntroduction; Trends in International Trade; Rebound from the Great Recession; Geographic Structure of Trade; Emerging Markets in International Trade; Trends in Foreign Direct Investment; Foreign Investment after the Global Downturn; Inbound Foreign Direct Investment; Outbound Foreign Direct Investment; Foreign Direct Investment and Emerging Markets; Foreign Direct Investment by Non-MNCs; Economic Vulnerabilities of Emerging Markets; Global Economic Governance; Evolution of the World Trade Organization; Surge in Regional Trade Agreements
Challenges to International Investment AgreementsEmerging Markets and the "New Multilateralism"; Conclusions; International Trade; Foreign Direct Investment; Global Economic Governance; Prospects for the Twenty-First Century; Notes; Chapter 6: Global Challenges in a Hyper Connected World; Introduction; The Framework for International Internet Coordination and Internet Governance; Two Sets of Issues on the Global Internet Agenda; Surveillance States: Child of the Cyber World; Growth Path of Mass Surveillance in the USA, Great Britain, and France
Other author Nadkarni, Vidya.
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Subject Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781137484796 (electronic bk.)
1137484799 (electronic bk.)