Global Issues : Politics, Economics, and Culture

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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"Global Issues "is a lively and comprehensive introductory text that explores the forces driving globalization. With a current and topical approach to global affairs that will engage students' interest, this text focuses on specific issues that transcend and are transforming states and international relations. From human rights and terrorism to economic development and environmental issues, the widest variety of topics are covered. Each chapter provides historical background and current information on an issue, and its interdependence and global implications are always considered. "Global Issues" is the only text of its kind to put issues into context, thereby helping students develop a more informed and coherent understanding of what they hear in the headlines and see affecting their own lives.

Table of Contents

Global Issues: Challenges of Globalization
Global Primacy
Human Rights
Promoting Democracy
Global Terrorism
Weapons Proliferation
Global Trade
Economic Development
Global Inequality
Environmental Issues
Population and Migration
Global Crime
The Globalization of Disease
Cultural Clashes and Conflict Resolution
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