Global Challenges: An Approach to Environmental, Political, and Economic Problems / Edition 1

Global Challenges: An Approach to Environmental, Political, and Economic Problems / Edition 1

by Todd Sandler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521587492

ISBN-13: 9780521587495

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,

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521587495
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List 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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