Dispatches from the frontlines : studies in foreign policy, comparative politics, and international affairs / Howard J. Wiarda ; with the assistance of Ann P. Kryzanek.

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Main Author: Wiarda, Howard J., 1939-
Other Authors: Kryzanek, Ann P.
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham : University Press of America, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Title Page
  • List of Tables
  • Preface
  • Around the World
  • Introductory Notes on Travel, Research, and Study Abroad
  • The Marginalization of Latin America
  • The Latin Americanization of the United States
  • The United States and Europe
  • Asia and America
  • Europe's Regions
  • Perspectives on Iraq
  • Greece-Turkey-the Greek Islands-Cyprus
  • African Democracy
  • Crisis in Eastern Europe
  • "Honduras" as Metaphor
  • Russia in an Ugly Mood
  • Is Democracy Advancing, Regressing, or Being Redefined?
  • The Baltics Endangered
  • Brazil as a BRIC
  • European Welfare States and American Health Care Reform
  • Religion, Security and the Future of Latin America
  • Global Issues
  • Globalization
  • Corporatism in the Modern World
  • The Candidates and Their Foreign Policy Teams
  • Civil Society
  • Smarter Democracy Promotion
  • Economic Crisis and the State
  • Conservative Braintrust
  • Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Foreign Policy
  • Nation-Building
  • Divided America
  • Obama Foreign Policy
  • The Democracy Agenda
  • The Legacy of Colonialism: The Portuguese and Dutch Colonial Empires
  • The Legacy of Portuguese Rule in Asia
  • The Dutch Diaspora
  • Concluding Remarks on Favorite Places and Ongoing Research
  • Bibliography
  • Index.