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25 April 2011

544 Pages | 10 tables, 13 figs., 1 map

7 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780195437812

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Readings in Canadian Foreign Policy

Classic Debates and New Ideas

Second Edition

Edited by Duane Bratt and Christopher J. Kukucha

  • Unique format. The only book on Canadian foreign policy to combine previously published articles with newly commissioned readings, offering students a balanced treatment of the subject.
  • Wide-ranging selections. Offers comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of Canada's position on trade and economic issues, the global financial crisis, human rights, foreign aid, climate change, and conflicts overseas.
  • Classic and contemporary articles. Integrates recent and established scholarship, offering students an extensive, thought-provoking look at Canadian foreign policy.
  • Authoritative. Features new work from respected foreign policy experts including Kim Nossal, Nelson Michaud, David Black, Donald Barry, Stephen Clarkson, Paul Gecelovsky, Tom Keating, John Kirton, and Elizabeth Smythe.
  • Thematic organization. Articles are grouped into six thematically linked sections, each with an introduction to contextualize the material as well as lists of related resources to promote further reading.
  • Fully updated and revised. An updated and expanded introduction along with enhanced coverage of a variety of issues throughout offers students the most current survey of Canadian foreign policy.
  • New selections. New chapters on a variety of cutting-edge topics - including the ten most important books on Canadian foreign policy, the history of foreign policy in Canada, Arctic sovereignty, NATO, DFAIT, the recent economic crisis, Canada's role in Afghanistan, Canada as a G8 and G20 power, and indigenous diplomacy and the UN - ensure students get an in-depth, contemporary look at Canada's relationship with the rest of the world.
  • Canadian foreign policy abbreviations. Appearing on the inside front cover, this list offers students a helpful guide to frequently used abbreviations in the field.
  • Two new appendices. Features key terms and dates in Canadian foreign policy helping students to locate important information quickly and easily.
  • Helpful pedagogy. Lists of key terms and selected biographies, along with figures and tables throughout, boost student understanding and encourage active learning.

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