INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

POLI SCI 4


This page contains the online articles you will be reading in addition to your textbook.  
You must complete the readings by the due dates listed on the syllabus. 

WEEK 2

CHINA'S SOFT POWER INITIATIVE  by Esther Pan

WHAT CHINA AND RUSSIA DON'T GET ABOUT SOFT POWER by Joseph Nye

THE INTERNATIONAL LANDMINE BAN:  NGOs by Kendall Stiles (pdf file)


WEEK 3

THE NATIONAL INTEREST  by Kendall Stiles

 

WEEK 4

THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS:  RATIONALITY  by Kendall Stiles

 

WEEK 5

 INTRODUCTION TO GENOCIDE:  A WORLD HISTORY by Normal Naimark (pdf file)

 UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS  adopted by the United Nations in 1948 (Recommended)

 

WEEK 7

AL QAEDA:  TERRORISM (pdf file)

(IGNORE THIS) THE FOG OF WAR:  SYNOPSIS AND REVIEWS (Read 3 of the 5 in the Right Hand Column) 

 

WEEK 9

TOP TEN REASONS TO OPPOSE THE WTO (pdf file)

 

WEEK 12

JIHAD VS. McWORLD  by Benjamin Barber

IS THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT A GOOD STRATEGY?  (Choose two articles: a pro- and an anti-Agreement)

 

WEEK 13

SWEATSHOPS, OUTSOURCING, AND GLOBAL PRODUCTION by Kendall Stiles (pdf file)