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Introducing global issues

Author: Michael T Snarr; Neil Snarr
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Synopsis: 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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael T Snarr; Neil Snarr
ISBN: 9781588265593 1588265595
OCLC Number: 190843419
Description: xii, 361 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: List of tables and figures --
Preface --
1: Introducing globalization and global issues / Michael T Snarr --
Part 1: Conflict And Security --
2: Weapons proliferation and conflict / Jeffrey S Lantis --
3: Nationalism / Lina M Kassem, Anthony N Talbott, and Michael T Snarr --
4: Challenge of human rights / D Neil Snarr --
5: Global security / Sean Kay --
Part 2: Global Economy --
6: Free trade vs protectionism: values and controversies / Bruce E Moon --
7: Political economy of development / Mary Ellen Batiuk --
8: Poverty in a global economy / Don Reeves and Jashinta DeCosta --
Part 3: Development --
9: Population and migration / Ellen Percy Kraly and Fiona Mulligan --
10: Women and development / Elise Boulding and Heather Parker --
11: Children / George Kent --
12: Health / Lori Heninger and Kelsey M Swindler --
Part 4: Environment --
13: Sustainable development / Pam S Chasek --
14: Regulating the atmospheric commons / Mark Seis --
15: Conflict over natural resources / Jane A Winzer and Deborah S Davenport --
Part 5: Conclusion --
16: Future prospects / Michael T Snarr --
List of acronyms --
Bibliography --
Contributors --
Index --
About the book.
Other Titles: Global issues
Responsibility: edited by Michael T. Snarr, D. Neil Snarr.
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Explores issues ranging from conflict and security, to the economy and economic development, and, to the environment. This title focusses on the historical conditions that have increased the gap  Read more...

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