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

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

by Todd Sandler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521583071

ISBN-13: 9780521583077

Pub. Date: 03/28/2008

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,…  See more details below

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:
9780521583077
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(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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