ERIC Number: ED485225
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Concepts in International Relations: Contemporary Issues in South America
Starbird, Caroline; Pettit, Jenny; Hurt,J.P.; Antony; DeBoer, Dale
Center for Teaching International Relations
This book's purpose is to give students an in-depth understanding of South American countries and cultures. The book approaches this understanding through examinations of statistics, maps, articles and editorials, case studies, and text of legislation. The book provides students with background for each situation, giving them a good understanding of the history of South America. Students are shown how the United States and transnational NGOs, such as the IMF and World Bank, influence South American countries. Sections of the book are: (1) South America in Numbers, Maps, and Facts; (2) Challenges Today; (3) International Economics; (4) U.S. Foreign Policy: South America; (5) International Law. Read more at http://www.du.edu/ctir/pubs_why.html
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Latin American History, Latin Americans, Maps, Nongovernmental Organizations, International Law, International Relations, Foreign Policy, International Organizations, Economics
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Publication Type: Books; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: Denver Univ., CO. Center for Teaching International Relations.