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Articles from Vol. 57, No. 3, Summer

APEC after Shanghai: Which Path Forward?
WHEN THE LEADERS OF Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) held their ninth annual meeting on 20-21 October 2001 the conditions were sharply different than those under which the gathering was first planned. Prior to 11 September, the priority was increased...
Canada's Human Security Agenda in Kosovo and Beyond: Military Intervention versus Conflict Prevention
In Kosovo, NATO prevailed over evil... The Alliance's intervention was an important step in the ascendance of human security as a norm for global action... However, Kosovo must not be held up as a precedent justifying intervention anywhere,...
Citizen Involvement in Canadian Foreign Policy: The Summit of the Americas Experience 2001
HOW TO INVOLVE CITIZENS in foreign policy in an age of globalization when international institutions are assuming increasing importance is one of the great challenges facing democracies. Some believe that globalization has created a 'democratic deficit'...
Collaborative Independence: Canadian-American Relations in Afghanistan
The stereotyped assumption that Canada is losing its identity and being inexorably absorbed needs re-examination in the light of a better grasp of history. John Holmes(1)GIVEN THEIR COUNTRY'S RELATIVELY MEAGRE population and geographical...
Economic Cold War: America's Embargo against China and the Sino-Soviet Alliance, 1949-1963
ECONOMIC COLD WARShu Guang ZhangStanford: Stanford University Press, 2001, xvi, 375pp, US$49.50 cloth,ISBN 0-8047-3930-7This second volume of the Woodrow Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project Series builds on newly available American,...
Gendering World Politics: Issues and Approaches in the Post-Cold War Era
GENDERING WORLD POLITICSJ.A. Tickner,New York NY: Columbia University Press, 2001, xii, 200 pp, US$45.00 cloth (ISBN 0-231-11366-8), US$17.50 paper (ISBN 0-231-11367-6)The historical development of international relations theory indicates that one of...
Keeping the Peace: Lasting Solutions to Ethnic Conflicts
KEEPING THE PEACEDaniel L. BymanBaltimore MD and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002, ix, 280pp, US$22.95 paper, ISBN 0-8018-6804-1Daniel Byman's Keeping the Peace is a neorealist study of ethnic conflict and how it can be resolved. While the...
Letter from Moscow
Moscow Correspondent for CBC TV and Radio-CanadaIN DECEMBER 2000, not long after I was posted to Russia as the CBC correspondent, I was one of four Canadian journalists invited to interview the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, in the Kremlin Palace,...
Macedonia: What's the Problem?
Canadian ambassador to (former) Yugoslavia from 1983-7. Since retiring from the foreign service in 1994, the author has given a course in Balkan affairs at the Institute of European and Russian Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa.A VISITOR TO THE...
Narco-Terrorism: A Unified Strategy to Fight a Growing Terrorist Menace
NARCO-TERRORISMDouglas J. DavisAlbany NY: Transnational, 2002, xvi, 176 pp, US$25.00, ISBN 1-57105-249-6This book sets an ambitious goal: a strategy to combat the allegedly growing connections between drug traffickers, terrorists, and insurgents/guerillas....
Still Fighting: The Nicaraguan Women's Movement, 1977-2000
STILL FIGHTINGKatherine IsbesterPittsburgh PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 272pp, US$45.00 cloth (ISBN 0-8229-4155-4), US$19.95 paper (ISBN 0-8229-5757-4)Over the last 25 years Latin America has undergone profound and dramatic transformations, but...
The Emergence of a Global Gender Equality Regime
INTRODUCTIONInternational regimes embody mutually accepted principles and practices on which there is, for the most part, compliance. Thus, a regime constitutes a high level of acceptance by states and comes close to international law. Gender issues...
The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union
THE FEDERAL VISIONEdited by Kalypso Nicolaidis and Robert HowseOxford: Oxford University Press, 2001, xvii, 537pp, [Symbol Not Transcribed]55.00 cloth (ISBN 0-19-924501-0), [Symbol Not Transcribed]19.00 paper (ISBN 0-19-924500-2)Over the past 15 years,...
The Fifty-Year Wound: The True Price of America's Cold War Victory
THE FIFTY-YEAR WOUNDDerek LeebaertBoston: Little, Brown, xviii, 750 pages, $42.95, ISBN 0-3165-1847-6Ariddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.' Churchill's summary of the state of Stalinist Russia may ironically be a fitting epitaph for our own...
The Global Sport Monopoly: A Synopsis of 20th Century Olympic Politics
ATHLETES MARCHED INTO RICE-ECCLES STADIUM at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in early February 2002, as they will two years later in Athens, Greece. Spectators around the world marvelled at the costumes, the carefully choreographed ceremonies,...
Towards a Common European Asylum System: Fortress Europe Redesigns the Ramparts
FRANCOIS MITTERRAND, A FORMER PRESIDENT OF FRANCE, once said that all countries have a threshold of tolerance (seuil de tolerance) when it comes to the number of foreigners in their midst.(1) Europe as a whole has long surpassed its limit. In each of...

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