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Guide to the State of the World

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ISBN-10: 1554071143

ISBN-13: 9781554071142

Edition: 2005

Authors: John D. Wright, Dibyesh Anand, Dibyesh Anand

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"A concise, all-in-one reference on economic, political, social and environmental issues. More than 250 maps and 250 diagrams, tables, and charts combined with photographs clarify complex and often confusing issues. This detailed, easy-to-find information is organized in the following general categories: Agriculture Resources Children and Education The Human Family Communications and Leisure Conflict (war, terrorism, etc.) Country Data Environment Crime and Punishment Government and Organizations Health Population Trade and Industry Wealth Guide to the State of the World provides a wealth of the latest statistics and other data for readers of all ages looking for insights in analyzing…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 9/3/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction
World Political Map
ISO Country Codes
Environment
Biodiversity
Overfishing
Deforestation and Desertification
Global Warming
Air Pollution
Water Pollution
Natural Disasters
Population
Population Distribution
Age and Gender
Population Growth
Urban Population
Population Density
The Human Family
Language
Ethnic Groups
Religion
Human Migration
Government and Organizations
Government
Women in Parliament
United Nations Membership
United Nations Peacekeeping
Organizations
Crime and Punishment
Prisons
The Death Penalty
Murder
Crime
Drugs
Conflict
War since 1945
Size of Armies
Military Budget
Arms
Terrorism
Refugees
Health
Life Expectancy
Disease
HIV and AIDS
Smoking and Alcohol
Safe Water
Food Consumption
Children and Education
Quality of Education
Primary and Secondary Education
Tertiary Education
Child Rights
Wealth
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Income and the Wealth Gap
Inflation
Aid and Debt
Trade and Industry
World Trade
Industry and Trade
Dependence on Trade
Exports per Capita
Production
Freight
Finance
Foreign Investment
Employment
Women's Income
Agriculture
Land Use
Agricultural Population
Food Production
Staple Crops
Resources
Energy Production
Energy Consumption
Renewable Energy
Mineral Sources
Metals
Communications and Leisure
Telephones
Computers and the Internet
Radio and Television
Books and Newspapers
Music
Cinema
Sport
Travel and Tourism
Country Data
Credits
Websites and Photo Credits
Index