Global Issues in a Changing World


Required and Optional Reading Materials


There are both required and optional readings listed below. Test questions are drawn exclusively from required readings. Required readings include the course text book and articles drawn from scholarly journals and contemporary print and electronic sources. The class schedule specifies the date the reading assignment is due.

Required Text

Global Issues: Politics, Economics, and Culture, 2nd ed. Richard J. Payne. City, St.: Pearson, 2009).

Optional Text

Introducing Global Issues, 4th ed. Michael T. Snarr and D. Neil Snarr, eds. Boulder, Colo: Lynne Rienner, 2008.

Supplementary Material

The New York Times

The Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post

Foreign Affairs

International Security

International Organization

Berkeley Electronic Press


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