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Taking sides. Clashing views on global issues /

by Harf, James E; Lombardi, Mark Owen.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Taking sides .Publisher: [New York, NY] : McGraw-Hill Create, c2017Edition: Ninth edition.Description: iii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781259826993; 1259826996.Other Title: Clashing views on global issues; Global issues.Subject(s): Globalization | International relations | Global environmental change | Global warming | Human trafficking | Nuclear nonproliferation | World health | Security, International | This contribution to Bissell Library was made by the George B. Zotiades Memorial Fund
Contents:
Yes. Global aging and the crisis of the 2020s / Neil Howe and Richard Jackson -- No. Age invaders / The Economist -- Yes. The state of food insecurity in the world / Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations -- No. The future of food and farming : challenges and choices for global sustainability / The British Government Office for Science -- Yes. Progress on sanitation and drinking water : 2015 update and MDG assessment / UNICEF and World Health Organization -- No. Water for a sustainable world / World Water Assessment Programme -- Yes. Peak oil : theory or myth? / Marc Lallanilla -- No. Peak oil is dead. Long live peak oil! / Michael T. Klare -- Yes. The road from Paris / European Commission -- No. Paris : the treaty that dare not speak its name / Rupert Darwall --
Yes. Zika : strategic response framework & joint operations plan / World Health Organization -- No. Zika virus spreading explosively, says World Health Organization / Matthew Weaver and Sally Desmond -- Yes. The global human rights regime / the Council on Foreign Relations -- No. Amnesty International report 2014/15 : the state of the world's human rights / Amnesty International -- Yes. How big data battles human trafficking / Tierney Sneed -- No. Global report on trafficking in persons 2014 / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime -- Yes. The United States and the Syrian refugee crisis : a plan of action / Michael Ignatieff -- No. The controversy over Syrian refugees misses the question we should be asking / Andrew C. McCarthy -- Yes. An economy for the 1% / Oxfam Report -- No. Income inequality : poverty falling faster than ever but the 1% are racing ahead / Max Roser -- Yes. Social media as a formidable force for change / Ritu Sharma -- No. Is ISIS's social-media power exaggerated? / Kathy Gilsinan -- Yes. The Sony hackers are terrorists / David Auerbach -- No. Anonymous just might make all the difference in attacking ISIS / Evan Schuman --
Yes. Why the next world war will be a cyberwar first, and a shooting war second / David Gewirtz -- No. Cyberwar and peace : hacking can reduce real-world violence / Thomas Rid -- Yes. Why a new cold war with Russia is inevitable / Andrej Krickovic and Yuval Weber -- No. Debunked : why there won't be another cold war / Matthew Rojansky and Rachel S. Salzman -- Yes. How ISIS can be defeated / Max Boot -- No. 5 reasons the U.S. cannot defeat ISIS / Aaron David Miller -- Yes. Remarks on nuclear agreement with Iran / John Kerry -- No. Future risks of an Iran nuclear deal / David E. Sanger and Michael R. Gordon -- Yes. The European Union may be on the verge of collapse / John Feffer -- No. How the financial crisis made Europe stronger / Kalin Anev Janse -- Yes. China : witnessing the birth of a superpower / Jonathan Watts -- No. China's long road to superpower status / Jonathan Adelman -- Yes. Time to actively deter North Korea / Patrick M. Cronin -- No. North Korea : don't pick a fight we can't win / Jeong Lee.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Unit 1. Global population and resources. Issue: Is global aging a major problem? -- Yes. Global aging and the crisis of the 2020s / Neil Howe and Richard Jackson -- No. Age invaders / The Economist -- Issue: Will the world be able to feed itself in the foreseeable future? -- Yes. The state of food insecurity in the world / Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations -- No. The future of food and farming : challenges and choices for global sustainability / The British Government Office for Science -- Issue: Can the global community successfully confront the global water shortage? -- Yes. Progress on sanitation and drinking water : 2015 update and MDG assessment / UNICEF and World Health Organization -- No. Water for a sustainable world / World Water Assessment Programme -- Issue: Is the global oil crisis of the last half-century over? -- Yes. Peak oil : theory or myth? / Marc Lallanilla -- No. Peak oil is dead. Long live peak oil! / Michael T. Klare -- Issue: Is the Paris Climate Change Agreement a good deal? -- Yes. The road from Paris / European Commission -- No. Paris : the treaty that dare not speak its name / Rupert Darwall --

Unit 2. Expanding global forces and movements. Issue: Will the international community be able to successfully address the ZIKA virus pandemic? -- Yes. Zika : strategic response framework & joint operations plan / World Health Organization -- No. Zika virus spreading explosively, says World Health Organization / Matthew Weaver and Sally Desmond -- Issue: Is the international community making effective progress in securing global human rights? -- Yes. The global human rights regime / the Council on Foreign Relations -- No. Amnesty International report 2014/15 : the state of the world's human rights / Amnesty International -- Issue: Do adequate strategies exist to combat human trafficking? -- Yes. How big data battles human trafficking / Tierney Sneed -- No. Global report on trafficking in persons 2014 / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime -- Issue: Should the United States and the west address the Syrian refugee crisis by allowing them to migrate to the west? -- Yes. The United States and the Syrian refugee crisis : a plan of action / Michael Ignatieff -- No. The controversy over Syrian refugees misses the question we should be asking / Andrew C. McCarthy -- Issue: Is global income inequality on the rise in the international community? -- Yes. An economy for the 1% / Oxfam Report -- No. Income inequality : poverty falling faster than ever but the 1% are racing ahead / Max Roser -- Issue: Is social media becoming the most powerful force in international politics? -- Yes. Social media as a formidable force for change / Ritu Sharma -- No. Is ISIS's social-media power exaggerated? / Kathy Gilsinan -- Issue: Are cyber-groups terrorists or a potential force for good? -- Yes. The Sony hackers are terrorists / David Auerbach -- No. Anonymous just might make all the difference in attacking ISIS / Evan Schuman --

Unit 3: The new global security dilemma. Issue: Is cyber warfare the future of war? -- Yes. Why the next world war will be a cyberwar first, and a shooting war second / David Gewirtz -- No. Cyberwar and peace : hacking can reduce real-world violence / Thomas Rid -- Issue: Are Russia and the United States in a new Cold War? -- Yes. Why a new cold war with Russia is inevitable / Andrej Krickovic and Yuval Weber -- No. Debunked : why there won't be another cold war / Matthew Rojansky and Rachel S. Salzman -- Issue: Can ISIS Be defeated in the near future? -- Yes. How ISIS can be defeated / Max Boot -- No. 5 reasons the U.S. cannot defeat ISIS / Aaron David Miller -- Issue: Is the Iran nuclear program agreement good for America and for the world? -- Yes. Remarks on nuclear agreement with Iran / John Kerry -- No. Future risks of an Iran nuclear deal / David E. Sanger and Michael R. Gordon -- Issue: Is the European Union in danger of disintegrating? -- Yes. The European Union may be on the verge of collapse / John Feffer -- No. How the financial crisis made Europe stronger / Kalin Anev Janse -- Issue: Is China the next superpower? -- Yes. China : witnessing the birth of a superpower / Jonathan Watts -- No. China's long road to superpower status / Jonathan Adelman -- Issue: Should the international community preempt against North Korea? -- Yes. Time to actively deter North Korea / Patrick M. Cronin -- No. North Korea : don't pick a fight we can't win / Jeong Lee.

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