Introduction to Global Studies (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
360
Utgivningsdatum
2022-01-13
Upplaga
2 ed
Förlag
Bloomsbury Academic
Illustrationer
18 Maps
Dimensioner
258 x 190 x 16 mm
Vikt
817 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Paperback / softback
ISBN
9781352013047

Introduction to Global Studies

Häftad,  Engelska, 2022-01-13
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The second edition of Introduction to Global Studies offers a succinct and authoritative introduction to the important issues and events of our rapidly changing world. It covers all of the key topics in the field, including introductions to history, culture, science, politics and economics, alongside focused surveys on pressing global matters such as human rights, migration, the climate emergency, and health and disease. With learning features that hone in on key themes and debates, such as Global and Local and North and South boxes, this essential text will help you to navigate challenging issues. Full-colour photographs, figures and maps bring the subject to life. Ideal for students beginning courses on and related to global studies, this second edition offers: -A brand new chapter on health and disease, with additional coverage of Covid-19 incorporated throughout the book. -Increased coverage of inequality and gender, with a thematic focus on how inequalities are compounded across global society -Contemporary Debates: a new feature outlining the pros and cons of controversial topics -A comprehensive companion website, offering an array of resources for both students and lecturers, including a testbank, illustrated lecturer slides, interactive quizzes, and an online media library
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An outstanding addition to global studies literature. It is readable, comprehensive and engaging, and this edition includes key updates to address current global issues such as Covid-19, making it an ideal textbook for students of international and global studies * Andrea Duffy, Colorado State University, USA * The impressive breadth and depth of this book make it a must-read for students looking to build a strong foundation for success in global studies. McCormick has done an excellent job in creating an appealing mix of both theories, themes and empirics to help students open the kaleidoscope of globalization using a multidisciplinary and critical approach. * Xiang Zhang, Nottingham Trent University, UK *

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John McCormick is Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA, and is author of a number of Red Globe Presss bestselling books in politics, including Comparative Government and Politics (with Rod Hague and Martin Harrop), Understanding the European Union and European Union Politics.

Innehållsförteckning

Introduction 1. The rise of the global system 2. Population and resources 3. Science and technology 4. States and governments 5: Identity and culture 6: Global governance 7: Human rights 8: War, peace and security 9: The global economy 10: Trade 11: Migration 12: Health and disease 13: The global environment