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The Changing Agenda

World Politics Since 1945, 1st Edition

By Sylvia Babus Woodby, Martha Cottam


225 pages

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This book provides an organized overview of the changing agenda of world politics since 1945, presenting economic and social issues where that seemed appropriate, even when little action was taken about them and exploring OPEC as an example of the use of producer associations.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- 1945–1955 Postwar Priorities -- 1955–1963 Working out the Rules -- 1964–1968 The System Quakes: The Limits of Superpower -- 1969–1975 The Agenda Shifts: The Era of Detente -- 1975–1980 The Agenda Drifts Back: Competitive Globalism -- 1980s Forward to the Past -- Conclusion -- Illustrations

About the Authors

Sylvia Woodby is the author of Gorbachev and the Decline of Ideology in Soviet Foreign Policy (Westview, 1989), coauthor (with Carol R. Saivetz) of Soviet-Third World Relations (Westview, 1985), and coauthor (with Martha Cottam) of The Ch

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