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AfghanistanWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Afghanistan: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Barnett R. Rubin

Published in Print: 
08 October 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569290
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190496630.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190496630
Afghanistan, a landlocked country in Central Asia, has improbably been at the center of international geopolitics for four decades. After the Soviet Union invaded in 1980, Afghanistan ... More
Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Global Jihadist MovementWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Global Jihadist Movement: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Daniel Byman

Published in Print: 
01 October 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569092
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190217259.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190217259
On the morning of September 11, 2001, the entire world was introduced to Al Qaeda and its enigmatic leader, Osama bin Laden. But the organization that changed the face of terrorism forever ... More
The Alt-RightWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Alt-Right: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

George Hawley

Published in Print: 
07 March 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569696
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190905194.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190905194
In recent years, the so-called Alt-Right, a white nationalist movement, has grown at an alarming rate. Taking advantage of high levels of racial polarization, the Alt-Right seeks to ... More
The AmazonWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Amazon: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mark J. Plotkin

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569511
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190668297.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190668297
The Amazon is a land of superlatives. The complex ecosystem covers an area about the size of the continental U.S. The Amazon River discharges 57 million gallons of water per second--in two ... More
American Higher Education in Crisis?What Everyone Needs to Know®

American Higher Education in Crisis?: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Goldie Blumenstyk

Published in Print: 
13 November 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569931
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199374090.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199374090
American higher education is at a crossroads. Technological innovations and disruptive market forces are buffeting colleges and universities at the very time their financial structure grows ... More
AntarcticaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Antarctica: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

David Day

Published in Print: 
27 June 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569429
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190641320.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190641320
Part of the What Everyone Needs to Know® series, David Day's book on Antarctica examines the most forbidding and formidably inaccessible continent on Earth. Antarctica was first discovered ... More
The Arab UprisingsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James Gelvin

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569108
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190222741.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190222741
Beginning in December 2010 popular revolt swept through the Middle East, shocking the world and ushering in a period of unprecedented unrest. Protestors took to the streets to demand ... More
The ArcticWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Arctic: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Klaus Dodds and Mark Nuttall

Published in Print: 
08 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569443
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190649814.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190649814
As the threat of global climate change becomes a reality, many look to the Arctic Ocean to predict coming environmental phenomena. There, the consequences of Earth's warming trend are most ... More
AuthoritarianismWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Authoritarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Erica Frantz

Published in Print: 
15 November 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569641
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190880194.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190880194
Despite the spread of democratization following the Cold War’s end, all signs indicate that we are currently seeing a resurgence of authoritarianism. Around forty percent of the world’s ... More
BrazilWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Brazil: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Riordan Roett

Published in Print: 
01 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569139
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190224523.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190224523
Brazil is one of the most important but puzzling countries in the world. A nation of 200 million people, it has vast natural resource reserves, rich cultural traditions, a middle class ... More
Burma/MyanmarWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Burma/Myanmar: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

David Steinberg

Published in Print: 
26 September 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570166
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199981687.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199981687
It is unlikely that any country in Asia in recent years has undergone such internal policy shifts in so short a time as Myanmar. Until recently, the former British colony had one of the ... More
Campaign FinanceWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Campaign Finance: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Robert E. Mutch

Published in Print: 
23 June 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569245
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190274696.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190274696
The one percent has been providing an ever larger share of campaign funds since the 1980s. Well over half of the money contributed to the presidential race in 2015 came from only about 350 ... More
Campaigns and ElectionsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Campaigns and Elections: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Dennis W. Johnson

Published in Print: 
24 October 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569788
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190935580.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190935580
Frequent and fair elections, open to all, are fundamental elements of a democracy. The United States, through its local, state, and national contests, holds more elections, more often, than ... More
Campus PoliticsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jonathan Zimmerman

Published in Print: 
29 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569375
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190627393.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190627393
Universities are usually considered bastions of the free exchange of ideas, but a recent tide of demonstrations across college campuses has called this belief into question, and with ... More
China in the 21st CenturyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom and Maura Elizabeth Cunningham

Published in Print: 
14 June 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569481
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190659073.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190659073
In this fully revised and updated third edition of China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know® , Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Maura Elizabeth Cunningham provide cogent answers to the ... More
China's EconomyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Arthur R. Kroeber

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569825
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190946470.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190946470
China’s economic growth has been revolutionary, and is the foundation of its increasingly prominent role in world affairs. It is the world’s second biggest economy, the largest ... More
CitizenshipWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Citizenship: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Peter J. Spiro

Published in Print: 
27 February 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569719
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190917302.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190917302
Almost everyone has citizenship, and yet it has emerged as one of the most hotly contested issues of contemporary politics. Even as cosmopolitan elites and human rights advocates aspire to ... More
ColombiaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Colombia: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Richard D. Mahoney

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569221
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190262754.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190262754
Even to experts, Colombia is one of the most confusing countries in the Americas. Its democratic tradition is among the richest and most long-standing in the hemisphere, with only eleven ... More
Cybersecurity and CyberwarWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Peter W. Singer and Allan Friedman

Published in Print: 
23 January 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570081
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199918096.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199918096
Dependence on computers has had a transformative effect on human society. Cybernetics is now woven into the core functions of virtually every basic institution, including our oldest ones. ... More
The Cyprus ProblemWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Cyprus Problem: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James Ker-Lindsay

Published in Print: 
28 July 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569993
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199757169.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199757169
For nearly 60 years--from its uprising against British rule in the 1950s, to the bloody civil war between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in the 1960s, the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in the ... More

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