Global Issues

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/5/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
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From democratization, human rights, and global finance to terrorism, pandemics, and climate change, Global Issues is a current and topical look at the forces driving globalization.

This texts looks at global problems that transcend boundaries and are challenging the international system. For global issues or international relations courses, this is the only text of its kind to place complex issues into comprehensive context and thus explain the growing political, economic, and cultural interdependence visible in the headlines and in students’ lives.

Payne engages students through comprehensive and systematic coverage of emerging global issues; his book is packed with information, analysis, and questions for students to discuss and debate.”- Boyka Stefanova, University of Texas-San Antonio

Author Biography

Richard J. Payne is Distinguished Professor of Politics and Government at Illinois State University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Global Issues: Challenges of Globalization

Chapter 2. The Struggle for Primacy in a Global Society

Chapter 3. Human Rights

Chapter 4. Promoting Democracy

Chapter 5. Global Terrorism

Chapter 6. Weapons Proliferation

Chapter 7. The Global Financial Crisis

Chapter 8. Global Trade

Chapter 9. Global Inequality

Chapter 10. Environmental Issues

Chapter 11. Population and Migration

Chapter 12. Global Crime

Chapter 13. The Globalization of Disease

Chapter 14. Cultural Clashes and Conflict Resolution

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Very informative! June 28, 2011
This textbook looks at global problems that transcend boundaries and are challenging the international system. The textbook is easy to read to and easy to follow. It is informative and has all the definitions of the keywords printed in the margin, which makes studying a bit easier. I had no problems with the seller, and received the used textbook in a timely manner and in great qualities. I am very happy with the purchase.
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