Taking Sides by John T. Rourke
Clashing Views in World Politics, Expanded

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TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS IN WORLD POLITICS presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructor’s manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.dushkin.com/online.

About John T. Rourke

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John T. Rourke taught for thirty years at University of Connecticut's Department of Political Science and served more than five years as its chair. His specialty, the American foreign policy process, encompasses both international relations and American politics, and he has taught courses and published in both areas. Among other works, his books include "You Decide! Current Debates in American Politics" (8 editions), "International Politics on the World Stage" (12 editions), and "Taking Sides: Clashing Views in International Politics" (15 editions).
Published February 23, 2006 by McGraw-Hill/Dushkin. 416 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math.