Published April 2002
by Dushkin/McGraw-Hill .
Written in English
Updated in its 4 th edition, Global Issues is a current and topical look at the forces driving globalization. From democratization, human rights, and global finance to terrorism, pandemics, and climate change, this texts surveys global problems that transcend boundaries and are challenging the international system.4/5(32). The Global Issues series consists of books at three reading levels covering 12 of the most important geographic and environmental issues of our time. Informational text for social studies and language arts classes High-interest topics and dramatic photography eBooks, sound effects, interactive vocabulary. Global Issues. Whitman, J. (Ed) (Palgrave, ) seeks to understand why even well-intended efforts to resolve pressing international and global problems so Available Formats: Hardcover. Book Governance of Earth Systems. Boardman, R. () Science and politics are closely connected in today's global environmental issues. This book. Global Problems, Global Solutions: Prospects for a Better World approaches social problems from a global perspective with an emphasis on using one’s sociological imagination. Perfect for instructors who involve students in research, this text connects problems borne by individuals to regional, global and historical forces, and stresses the importance of evidence in forming .
Extensively revised and updated, the new Fourth Edition of Global Issues: An Introduction offers a unique approach to the most important environmental, economic, social, and political concerns of modern life/5(11). Ecosystem Services: Global Issues, Local Practices covers scientific input, socioeconomic considerations, and governance issues on ecosystem services. This book provides hands-on transdisciplinary reflections by administrators and sector representatives involved in the ecosystem service community. Top 10 Current Global Issues. Climate Change. The global temperatures are rising, and are estimated to increase from degrees Celsius to degrees Celsius by This would cause more severe weather, crises with . Whether it’s turning promises on climate change into action, rebuilding trust in the financial system, or connecting the world to the internet, the World Economic Forum has singled out 10 key global challenges that, if they are to be addressed, require cooperation from the public and private sectors. Here is a guide to the 10 challenges, and.
The Global Issues Book Group, reads and discusses books on the vital Political, Economic, Environmental and Social issues that challenge humankind in the 21st Century. Where Now Begins (Paperback) By Elisabeth Åsbrink, Fiona Graham (Translated by) $ ISBN: Reviewed by Jeana Jorgensen, Instructor, Butler University on 2/8/ Comprehensiveness rating: 4 see less. The book seems fairly comprehensive in its global scope, though as other reviewers have noted, there is an almost exclusive focus on developing nations and the Global South, which might seem to imply that women in developed nations and the Global North are not still /5(5). Global Issues in Water Policy is now indexed in SCOPUS. Policy work in the water sector has grown tremendously over the past two decades, following the Rio Declaration of The existing volume of water-related literature is becoming dominant in professional outlets, including books and journals. Books to Teach About Global Issues and Inspire Kids to Change the World Looking for books to read this summer with your kids? Check out these two lists of picture books that parents can use as conversation starters with their kids to talk about important topics and about how both small and large actions can change the world.