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Fourteen Points for the Twenty-First Century: A Renewed Appeal for Cooperative Internationalism

Richard H. Immerman and Jeffrey A. Engel


This book is a collection of fourteen solutions for some of the twenty-first century’s greatest challenges. Each of the contributors—selected for their expertise and accomplishments in fields as varied as medicine, finance, international development, and history—employs Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points as inspiration, providing historical background to situate Wilson’s ideas in their full context. First presented in 1918 as World War I raged, the original Fourteen Points offered a thoughtful and synthetic plan for overhauling the international order. Inspired by its magnitude and impact, the c ... More

Keywords: Woodrow Wilson, globalism, Fourteen Points, prescribe, remedy, global problems, twenty-first century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780813179001
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813179001.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard H. Immerman, editor
Temple University

Jeffrey A. Engel, editor
Southern Methodist University

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Front Matter


Richard H. Immerman and Jeffrey A. Engel

2 The State of the Future

Andrew Preston

4 Protecting and Promoting Health in an Interdependent World

Elizabeth H. Bradley and Lauren A. Taylor

6 Food Security

Emmy Simmons

7 The Global Challenge of

Kathryn C. Kaufman

9 The Global Economy

Barbara Keys and Til Schuermann

10 Do No Harm

Betty Sue Flowers

11 International Migration

James F. Hollifield

12 Hacked but Don’t Know It

Frederick R. Chang

13 The Virtues of Quiet Diplomacy

John Bew and Charlie Laderman

14 “Don’t Do Stupid Shit”

Christopher Preble and William Ruger