9780205663040

Global Issues : Politics, Economics, and Culture

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205663040

  • ISBN10:

    0205663044

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

From human rights and terrorism to climate change and pandemics,Global Issuesis a current and topical look at the forces driving globalization. This text focuses on global affairs that transcend state boundaries and are transforming the international system. Designed as a core or supplemental text for international relations or global issues courses, it is the only text of its kind to put complex issues into comprehensive context, thereby explaining the growing economic, political, and culture interdependence visible in the headlines and studentsrs" lives.

Table of Contents

Global Issues: Challenges of Globalization
The Struggle for Primacy in a Global Society
Human Rights
Promoting Democracy
Global Terrorism
Weapons Proliferation
Global Trade
Global Inequality
Environmental Issues
Population and Migration
Global Crime
The Globalization of Disease
Cultural Clashes and Conflict Resolution
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