Essential tools for teaching international and global studies

An excellent introductory textbook for the study of globalization, plus links to online resources including instructor’s manual, supplementary online chapter, and an active blog. Continue Reading Essential tools for teaching international and global studies

Shawn Smallman on The Concept of Security: The U.S. Drug War, Mexico, and Portugal

We welcome a guest post today from Shawn Smallman, coauthor (with Kimberley Brown) of Introduction to International and Global Studies.  Their new book is a thematic introduction to the intellectual and structural underpinnings of globalization.  Here, Smallman shows how increased regulation and security can actually exacerbate the issues of the international drug war that those… Continue Reading Shawn Smallman on The Concept of Security: The U.S. Drug War, Mexico, and Portugal