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Global problems : the search for equity, peace, and sustainability

Author: Scott Sernau
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This text uses social science perspectives to examine the various dimensions of globalization, the social problems of inequality, war and violence, and environmental sustainability that are occurring on a global scale.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Sernau
ISBN: 9780205841776 0205841775
OCLC Number: 756577406
Description: xvii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Class: a world of rich and poor --
Work and trade: the global assembly line --
Gender and family: overburdened women and displaced men --
Education: access and success --
Crime: fear in the streets --
War: states of terror --
Democracy and human rights: having our say --
Ethnicity and religion: deep roots and unholy hate --
Urbanization: cities without limits --
Population and health: only the poor die young --
Technology and energy: Prometheus's fire or Pandora's box? --
Ecology: how much can one planet take?
Responsibility: Scott R. Sernau.

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This text uses social science perspectives to examine the various dimensions of globalization, the social problems of inequality, war and violence, and environmental sustainability that are occurring on a global scale.

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