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Introducing Global Issues / Edition 4
     

Introducing Global Issues / Edition 4

by Michael T. Snarr
 

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ISBN-10: 1588265595

ISBN-13: 9781588265593

Pub. Date: 07/01/2008

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Sixteen American scholars explore several of the most pressing global issues and demonstrate how strongly the issues are interconnected. Each chapter provides an analytical overview of the issue discussed, identifies the central actors and perspectives, and outlines past progress and future prospects. The second edition includes updated and expanded coverage since

Overview

Sixteen American scholars explore several of the most pressing global issues and demonstrate how strongly the issues are interconnected. Each chapter provides an analytical overview of the issue discussed, identifies the central actors and perspectives, and outlines past progress and future prospects. The second edition includes updated and expanded coverage since publication of the first edition five years ago, plus a new chapter on the global environment addressing issues of biodiversity and the global commons. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588265593
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figuresvii
Prefaceix
1Introducing Globalization and Global Issues1
Part 1Conflict and Security
2Weapons Proliferation and Conflict11
3Nationalism35
4The Changing Face of Global Human Rights53
5Peacekeeping and Peacemaking71
Part 2The Global Economy
6Controversies in International Trade89
7International Capital Flows107
8Poverty in a Global Economy131
Part 3Development
9Population and Migration155
10Women and Development179
11Children195
12Health215
Part 4The Environment
13Protection of the Atmosphere239
14Cooperation and Conflict over Natural Resources257
15Protecting the Global Commons: Sustainable Development in the Twenty-First Century275
Part 5Conclusion
16Future Prospects295
List of Acronyms305
Bibliography309
The Contributors323
Index327
About the Book341

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