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GLOBAL ISSSUES

Politics, Economics, and Culture

Second Edition

Richard J. Payne

From human rights and terrorism to climate change and pandemics, Global Issues provides an overview of the forces driving globalization. It focuses on global affairs that transcend state boundaries and are transforming the international system. Designed as a core or supplemental text for global issues or international relations courses, it puts complex issues into comprehensive context, thereby explaining the growing economic, political, and cultural interdependence that is visible in the news headlines and in students’ everyday lives. Each chapter has been updated to reflect the latest scholarship in the field and the most recent political developments.

The Second Edition includes:

  • Weapons proliferation
  • Transitions to democracy
  • Women leaders in politics
  • Global inequality
  • Global financial problems
  • U.S. involvement in Iraq
  • Political instability in Pakistan
  • Conflict in Darfur
  • The emergence of a more assertive Russia

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Synopsis:

From human rights and terrorism to climate change and pandemics, Global Issues is a current and topical look at the forces driving globalization. This text focuses on global affairs that transcend state boundaries and are transforming the international system. Designed as a core or supplemental text for international relations or global issues courses, it is the only text of its kind to put complex issues into comprehensive context, thereby explaining the growing economic, political, and culture interdependence visible in the headlines and students’ lives.

About the Author

Richard J. Payne is Distinguished Professor of Politics and Government at Illinois State University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Global Issues: Challenges of Globalization

Chapter 2. The Struggle for Primacy in a Global Society

Chapter 3. Human Rights

Chapter 4. Promoting Democracy

Chapter 5. Global Terrorism

Chapter 6. Weapons Proliferation

Chapter 7. Global Trade

Chapter 8. Global Inequality

Chapter 9. Environmental Issues

Chapter 10. Population and Migration

Chapter 11. Global Crime

Chapter 12. The Globalization of Disease

Chapter 13. Cultural Clashes and Conflict Resolution

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205663040
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Subject:
World politics
Author:
Payne, Richard J.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Globalization
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
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Publication Date:
July 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.25x7.38x.67 in. 1.13 lbs.

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From human rights and terrorism to climate change and pandemics, Global Issues is a current and topical look at the forces driving globalization. This text focuses on global affairs that transcend state boundaries and are transforming the international system. Designed as a core or supplemental text for international relations or global issues courses, it is the only text of its kind to put complex issues into comprehensive context, thereby explaining the growing economic, political, and culture interdependence visible in the headlines and students’ lives.

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