Hot Spot: North America and Europe, 1st Edition

  • Joseph Rudolph
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  • ISBN-10: 0313055653
  • ISBN-13: 9780313055652
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 421 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Explores conflicts and potential hot spots in these areas. Coverage is divided into three regions--the established democracies of the U.S., Canada, and Western Europe; the democratizing countries of post-communist Europe; and the more volatile region encompassing Russia, the Balkans, the Causasus, and Post-Soviet Eastern Europe.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Timeline: Historical Background and Recent Developments Involving Hot Spots in the Western Democratic World and Post-Communist Europe.
Introduction: Delineating the Hot Spots in the Worlds of Europe and North America.
1: Globalization and Antiglobalization Protests.
2: Europe.
3: The Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean.
4: The Balkans.
5: Central Europe.
6: Eastern Europe.
7: Russia and the Caucasus.
8: Western Europe.
9: North America.
10: Canada.
11: The United States.
A Bibliographical Note: Thoughts on Conducting Research on the Here and Now.
Annotated Bibliography.
About the Author.