9780205578849

Global Problems : The Search for Equity, Peace, and Sustainability

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205578849

  • ISBN 10:

    0205578845

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/07/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This text uses sociological perspectives to examine the various dimensions of globalization, and the social problems of inequality, war and violence, and environmental sustainability that are occurring on a global scale. Clear writing and vivid examples help students to better understand their role as global citizens. The book is divided intothree parts: Part I focuses on the challenges of global inequalities: in life chances, wages and work, gender and education. Part IIfocuses on conflict and violence at all levels: from crime to politics, terrorism to war. Part III focuses on the issue of sustainability and the problems of urbanization, crowding and environmental destruction.

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