Global Challenges: An Approach to Environmental, Political, and Economic Problems / Edition 1by Todd Sandler
Pub. Date: 07/28/2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Using simple economic reasoning, this book analyzes a broad range of global challenges including global warming, ozone shield depletion, acid rain, nuclear waste disposal, revolution dispersion, international terrorism, disease eradication, population growth, tropical deforestation, and peacemaking. These challenges are put into perspective in terms of scientific, economic, and political considerations. This book is intended for a wide audience drawn from the social sciences. It should also interest the general reader who wants to learn about global challenges.
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Table of ContentsList of tables and figures; Preface; 1. Apocalypse now or never?; 2. Global interdependencies: basic tools and principles; 3. For our children's children; 4. Global house; 5. Architecture of Institutions; 6. Change we must: evolutionary concerns; 7. Equity among nations?; 8. Near horizons; References; Author index; Subject index.
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