Main topics include citizen participation; executive, legislative, judicial, and bureaucratic functions; the methods and usefulness of comparative politics; and current trends and challenges. Articles include "After the Scottish Referendum," "Ukraine Declares One-Week Cease-Fire," "Pakistan 2020," "The New Jihad," "Climate Change Is a Challenge for Sustainable Development," "The Revenge of Force Planning," and "2014: A Risky Year in Geopolitics?" (about volatile tensions in an era of "unpredictable" U.S. foreign policy). Includes Web references and a topic guide. Orders filled with the latest edition.
8½" x 11"