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International Views : America and the Rest of the World (07 Edition)

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International Views presents international perceptions of the U.S.’s relationship to the world, as well as views of that relationship from inside the United States, offering opportunities for the reader to examine the lines of political, ideological, and cultural conflict that can both enrich our international experience and threaten our understanding of America’s place in the world.

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Engages readers with an exploration of America's place in a post-9/11 world, including both international and American voices. Readings on Americanization vs. globalization, the influence of American culture, and reflections on U.S. influence throughout the world. General interest

Synopsis:

Engages readers with an exploration of America’s place in a post-9/11 world, including both international and American voices. Readings on Americanization vs. globalization, the influence of American culture, and reflections on U.S. influence throughout the world.  General interest

Table of Contents

Preface

 

What the World thinks of America (BBC)

 

1. Globalization or Americanization?

Roger De la Gaarde  “Americanization.”

Anthony Giddens “Globalization.”

Vincente Verdu  “We Are All Americans.”

G. Pascal Zachary  “The World Gets in Touch with its Inner American.”

Thomas Friedman “It’s a Flat World After All.”

Synthesizing Questions for Chapter 1

2. Reflections on US Influence

Hanan Al-Shaykh  “What We Think of America” (1)

Roger Cohen, David E. Sanger and Steven R Weisman.  “Challenging the Rest of the World with a New Order.”

Andrew Kohut “American Public Diplomacy in the Islamic World.”

Harold Hongju Koh  “Rights to Remember.”

Elemer Hankiss  “Symbols of Destruction.”

Rajeev Bhargava  “Responses to 9.11: Individual and Collective Dimensions.”

Raja Shehadeh “What We Think of America” (2)

Matthew Parris  “It’s time we all signed up for the Rest of the World team.”

Synthesizing Questions for Chapter 2

3. America and a New World Order

George W.Bush  “America’s International Strategy.”

Arundhati Roy  “The New American Century.”

Immanuel Wallerstein  From “American and the World: The twin towers as metaphor.”

Gary Schmitt  “Power & Duty: U.S. Action is Critical to Maintaining World Order.”

Eric Schlosser  “Over There.”

Laura Miller  “America the Ignorant.”

James M. Lindsay and Ivo H. Daalder  “The Globalization of Politics: American Foreign Policy for a New Century.”

John M.Swomley  “The American Empire.”

Synthesizing Questions for Chapter 3

4. The International Influence of American Culture

Brendon O’Connor  “Bored with the USA?”

Youki Kudoh   “Who Killed Our Culture? We Did.”

Mark Rice-Oxley  “In 2000 Years, Will the World Remember Disney or Plato?”

Dan Roberts  “Is the World Falling Out of Love with US Brands?”

Martha Bayles  “Exporting the Wrong Picture.”

Mike Marqusee  “Global Sports, American Sports.”

Richard Pells  “American Culture Goes Global, or Does It?”

Synthesizing Questions for Chapter 4

5. In Its Own Image

Lawrence Mintz “Simulated Tourism at Busch Gardens: The Old Country, and Walt Disney World Showcase, EPCOT Center.”

Arthur C. Danto  “Degas in Vegas.”

David Rosengarten  “We Are What We Eat.”

John Flinn  “Can't help falling in love with world's Elvis impersonators.”

Elizabetta Povoledo “Italian Rappers Try To Hang On.”

Renee Graham  “Hollywood Warms to Asian Movies.”

MiHi Ahn  “Gwenihana.”

Synthesizing Questions for Chapter 5

Credits

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321388810
Author:
Gumery, Keith
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Author:
Gumery, Kieth
Subject:
General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
College readers
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
United States Foreign relations 1989-
Subject:
United States Foreign public opinion.
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Longman Topics Series
Publication Date:
July 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.4 x 0.3 in 249 gr

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