Global Perspectives A Handbook for Understanding Global Issues
Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)
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Description: For courses in International Relations and any social science course that is designed to introduce students to world issues, in departments of anthropology, sociology, history, or political science. This book provides a multidisciplinary vocabulary for explaining general issues and trends facing the contemporary world involving cultural diversity, economic development, the natural environment, and international peace and violence. It affords equal time to the analysis of global issues using alternative perspectives. Eight major case studiesone for each of the central issues exploredencourage the application of concepts and perspectives presented in the narrative. It is the perfect compliment to any introductory IR text.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction to the Modern World|
|Perceptions of the World|
|The Physical World|
|The Political World|
|The Ethnic World|
|Emergence of the Modern World|
|The World in 1350|
|Early European Expansion - 1400s to early 1600|
|Later European Expansion 1600s to early 1900s|
|Definition of the Modern State|
|Trends of the Post World War II World|
|The Soviet Challenge|
|The End of Colonialism|
|Exponential Increases in International Economic Transactions|
|Integration of International/Global Economic Decision Making|
|Strengthened Political International Governmental Organizations|
|Increases in International Non-governmental Contacts and Communication|
|Ethniticity and Global Diversity|
|Culture: The Definition of Humanity|
|Culture and Economic Adaptations|
|Cultures, Sub-Cultures and Other Cultural Classifications|
|Reactions to Diversity|
|Racism and Sexism|
|Case Study: Female Genital Surgery|
|Perspectives on Ethnicity and Global Diversity|