9780136037729

Global Perspectives : A Handbook for Understanding Global Issues

  • ISBN 13:

    9780136037729

  • ISBN 10:

    0136037720

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

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. These perspectives include Ethnicity and Global Diversity, Economic Development, Human Ecological Sustainability, World Ecology, and Peace and War.For individuals interested in an introduction to world issuesas they relate to anthropology, sociology, history, and political science.

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