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Title History behind the headlines [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : the origins of conflicts worldwide / Meghan Appel O'Meara, Nancy Matuszak, Sonia G. Benson, editors.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2001]
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Africa's small arms trade : an infection of guns and chaos -- Argentina : from economic miracle to political meltdown -- Australia's illegal migration : an Australian dilemma or worldwide problem? -- Bangladesh : the democratic election of 2001 -- Children exploited : combating the commercial sexual exploitation of children -- China and ASEAN agree to free trade area but why? -- Cloning debate : the future is burdened by its past -- Cybercrime : is the Internet outside the law? -- Enron : how did this happen? -- European Union : advancements and delays in European integration -- Gibraltar : a thorn in the side of the EU -- International Criminal Court : accountability at last? -- Jamaica : gun battles in Kingston -- Japan : history and the textbook controversy -- Pakistan : partner against terrorism -- Philippines Rebellion : freedom fighting, banditry, or terrorism? -- Portugal at the forefront : the decriminalization of drugs in Europe -- Russia-NATO relations in the post-cold war world : rethinking the future of collective security -- South Africa : a slow economy delays some post-apartheid goals -- Turkey : women are granted equal rights -- Ukraine-a president stands accused : murder and politics -- War correspondents today -- Water wars : myth or reality? -- Women, peace, and security : United Nations Resolution 1325 -- World Bank and the IMF in developing countries : globalization and the crisis of legitimacy -- World Trade Organization : the technical side of globalization -- Zionism : a perspective on the Jewish-Israeli experience in the Arab-Israeli Conflict.
Access For reference use only; cannot be checked out.
Summary Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Original Version Original: 391 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject History, Modern -- 20th century.
History, Modern -- 21st century.
World history.
World politics.
Added Author O'Meara, Meghan Appel.
Matuszak, Nancy.
Benson, Sonia.
Gale Group.
Added Title Origins of conflicts worldwide
ISBN 9780787691592 (electronic book)
0787691593 (electronic book)
0787649511 (v. 1)
078764952X (v. 2)
0787649538 (v. 3)
0787649546 (v. 4)
0787659118 (v. 5)
0787659126 (v. 6)
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