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CQ Press : Global Issues 2005: Selections from the CQ Researcher
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Author: CQ Press
Title: Global Issues 2005: Selections from the CQ Researcher
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Published in: English
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 361
Date: 2004-11-01
ISBN: 1568028946
Publisher: Cq Pr
Weight: 1.4 pounds
Size: 7.3 x 9.0 x 0.7 inches
Edition: 2005 Edition
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Up-to-the-minute coverage of controversial and important global issues based on the in-depth, scrupulous, and lively reporting that The CQ Researcher providesThe ideal reader to lay much-needed groundwork and spark lively classroom discussion, Global Issues allows students to see an issue from all sides while encouraging them to think critically and actively about the far-reaching effects of globalization.Now an annual publication!About The CQ Researcher and the book's formatThe CQ ResearcherThe CQ Researcher was founded in 1923 under a different moniker: Editorial Research Reports. ERR was sold primarily to newspapers, which used it as a research tool. The magazine was given its current name and a design overhaul in 1991. Today, The CQ Researcher is still sold to many newspapers, some of which reprint all or part of each issue, but the audience for the magazine has shifted significantly over the years. Today many more libraries subscribe, and students, not journalists, are the primary audience. Each report is about 11,000 words and is written by one person. Book FormatEach issue of the Researcher, and therefore each selection in this book, begins with an introductory overview of the topic that briefly touches on the areas that are explored in greater detail in the rest of the chapter. This is followed by a section that chronicles the important debates in the field, structured around 'issues questions', such as 'can Iraq be transformed into a stable, pro-Western democracy?'. This section is the core of each chapter: the issues are often controversial and are usually the subject of much argument among people involved with the field. Hence, the writer never provides conclusive answers. Instead, a range of opinions is presented. The 'Background' section provides a history of the issue being examined. This look at important events and actions and offers insights into how current policy has evolved. An overview of existing
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