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An Introduction to Global Studies

An Introduction to Global Studies

Patricia J. Campbell, Aran MacKinnon, Christy R. Stevens

ISBN: 978-1-405-18736-7

Mar 2010

440 pages

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$56.95

Description

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, An Introduction to Global Studies presents readers with a solid introduction to the complex, interconnected forces and issues confronting today's globalized world.
  • Introduces readers to major theories, key terms, concepts, and notable theorists
  • Equips readers with the basic knowledge and conceptual tools necessary for thinking critically about the complex issues facing the global community
  • Includes a variety of supplemental features to facilitate learning and enhance readers' understanding of the material

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List of Tables xv

List of Figures xvii

Preface xviii

Acknowledgments xxii

1. Going Global 1

2. Nation-state System 31

3. International Organizations 51

4. Human Rights 87

5. The Natural Environment 122

6. Population and Consumption 161

7. Infectious Disease and Globalization 187

8. The Gendered World 214

9. Information and Communication Technologies 251

10. War and Violent Conflict 290

11. Peace 339

Glossary 375

Index 393

  • Takes an interdisciplinary approach to exploring important global forces and issues, such as the nation-state system, infectious disease, gender, and information and communication technologies
  • Introduces readers to major theories, key terms, concepts, and notable theorists
  • Equips readers with the basic knowledge and conceptual tools necessary for thinking critically about the complex issues facing the global community
  • Includes a variety of supplemental features, including a glossary and a guide to relevant websites and important primary and secondary sources, to facilitate learning and enhance readers' understanding of the material