INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, CULTURE AND GLOBAL FINANCE

Edited by Akis Kalaitzidis

ISBN: 978-960-9549-15-8, 280 pages

First published in 2011 by ATINER

Price: Paperback: 50 (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Electronic copy: 30

Table of Contents

1.

International Relations, Culture and Global Finance:

An Introduction

Akis Kalaitzidis

1

Part A: International Relations

2.

Culture, Ethnicity and International Relations

Akis Kalaiztidis

13

3.

The OSCE as a Regional International Society

Yiannis Stivachtis and Mike Habegger

35

4.

The Use of Foreign Law in Interpreting the U.S. Constitution

James Staab and Donald Wallace

61

5.

Great Britain and Canada as Middle Powers, 1944-1949:

Positive and Negative Approaches to a New World Power Status

Martin Thornton

79

6.

US Diplomacy in the Islamic World after 9/11

Reza Simbar

91

7.

KOSOVO: Myth as a Driving Force in Serbian Politics

Vladimir Matic

101

8.

Yesterdays Tyrannicide, Todays Terrorist? Historic Acts of Terror in Islam and in the West in Light of the Contemporary Debates on Terrorism

Bettina Koch

111

9.

The Autonomy Issue for the Chaldo-Assyrians in Iraq:

A Realist Assessment

Shak Bernard Hanish

127

10.

Islam in World Politics: Impacts and Implications

Arsalan Ghorbani Sheikhneshin

143

Part B: Culture

11.

The Impact of the Russian speaking Israeli Citizens on the Present Russian Israeli Relationships

Igor Delanoë

165

12.

Hope, Reality and Cuban Independence:

Cirilo Villaverdes Cecilia Valdés

Micahel Sawyer

173

13.

Europes Relations to Christian Minorities of the Ottoman Empire Seen through Egyptian Muslim Eyes

Tonia Schüller

179

14.

Italian Mare Nostrum Policy and the Formulation of the Interwar Turkish Foreign Policy in Response

Hazar Papucular

189

15.

Coloniality and Cultural Policy

Kevin Mulcahy

199

16.

Moroccos Regionalization Roadmap and the Western Sahara

Yossef Ben-Meir

213

 

Part C: Finance

17.

Anti-Mafia Movements In Italy and Introduction of a New Phrase: F.I.G.H.T (Futuristic Investments to Get Health Transformation)

Barış Çayli

229

18.

The Politics of Hedge Fund Regulation, 1989-2009

David Felsen

239

19.

The Financial Crisis: The Liberal Answer

Auke Leen

253

20.

The Revenues of the European Union: Past, Present, and Future

Auke Leen

263

Conclusion

Akis Kalaitzidis

275