Carnegie Council Offers Multimedia Resources to Complement Best-Selling Textbook, "World Politics: Trend and Transformation"

Aug 01, 2012, 08:00 ET from Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Used by more than 200 colleges in 20 countries, "World Politics: Trend and Transformation," by Charles W. Kegley, Jr. and co-author Shannon L. Blanton, is one of the most popular and influential textbooks on the market today.

In a new partnership for the latest edition (2012-2013), Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs provides multimedia resources to complement and illustrate each chapter.  Teachers and students will find Council materials referenced on many pages of the book, and these materials are available to everyone, free of charge, on the Council's iTunes U site. Please go to (For all Carnegie Council's resources on iTunes U, go to

Carnegie-produced resources include more than 100 short video clips from today's leading thinkers that illustrate key terms in international relations. For example, watch economist Paul Krugman on protectionism; Princeton's Anne-Marie Slaughter (formerly director of policy planning for the U.S. Department of State) on multilateralism; and Nobel-prize-winning author Wole Soyinka on decolonization.

There are also links to scholarly articles from the Council's peer-reviewed journal "Ethics & International Affairs," along with a wealth of educational texts and topical videos from the Council's vast virtual library of online resources, to illustrate key concepts in the book.

"With this partnership, our aim is to provide useful teaching tools for educators everywhere," said Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal, "and we hope that these resources will spark many lively discussions, both inside and outside the classroom."

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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs (, established in 1914 by Andrew Carnegie, is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing understanding of the relationship between ethics and international affairs.

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