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Teaching World Politics

Contending Pedagogies For A New World Order, 1st Edition

By Lev S. Gonick, Edward Weisband


261 pages

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In this volume, scholars and teachers share ideas about new ways to teach history, culture and theory, as well as new topics such as gender, information flows and discourse. This book is the product of a series of roundtable discussions conducted under the auspices of the Annual Meetings of the International Studies Association. At both the 1991 Meetings in Vancouver and the 1992 Meetings in Atlanta we were extremely gratified by the response to our roundtables on Teaching World Politics in the 1990s.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Realism, Neorealism and Hyperrealism: The Changing Scripts of World Politics, Part 2 Reality Without Realism: Pedagogical Constructions with a Human Face, Part 3 Classroom Pegagogics, Part 4 Normative Pedagogies in World Politics: Justice and Conviviality

About the Authors

Lev S. Gonick is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. In addition to interests related to pedagogy, he is now engaged in a long-term study on forms of popular resistance to the spread of economic hyperliberalism such as IMF structural adjustment programs. This project is part of a larger study on Democracy, Markets, and Social Protest Movements. Edward Weisband holds the Edward Singleton Diggs Endowed Chair in the Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The recipient of many major awards and commendations for teaching excellence, he was recently awarded the Philip and Sadie Sporn Award for Outstanding Teaching of Introductory Subjects as well as the 1991-1992 Virginia Tech Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honors Society Outstanding Teaching Professor of the Year Award.

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