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Global Issues, 4th Edition

By Richard J. Payne

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 8, 2012

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Updated in its 4th edition, Global Issues is a current and topical look at the forces driving globalization. From democratization, human rights, and global finance to terrorism, pandemics, and climate change, this texts surveys global problems that transcend boundaries and are challenging the international system. This is the only text of its kind to place complex issues into comprehensive context and thus explain the growing political, economic, and cultural interdependence visible in the headlines and in readers’ lives.

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. The Global Financial Crisis

Chapter 8. Global Trade

Chapter 9. Global Inequality and Poverty

Chapter 10. Environmental Issues

Chapter 11. Population and Migration

Chapter 12. Global Crime

Chapter 13. The Globalization of Disease

Chapter 14. Cultural Clashes and Conflict Resolution

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