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Global Issues: An Introduction
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date January 26, 2016
Pages 335
Binding Paperback
Edition 5th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781118968857
ISBN-10 1118968859
Dimensions 0.50 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $49.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Now reorganized and updated throughout, the fifth edition of this well-regarded introductory global issues text continues to reflect the most important aspects of an increasingly globalized world.

  • Reorganized into more accessible chapters better suited to semester-long courses, with new sections covering development, climate change, pollution, and governance
  • The only survey-level text in the field to unite the perspectives of geography, political science, sociology, ecology, international relations, economics, and development studies
  • Moves beyond the international to be truly global in focus, with coverage of topics such as wealth and poverty, population, food, energy, natural resources, and technology
  • Incorporates new case studies and examples, including the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the effects of changing water supply on migration, natural gas fracking, and smart grid technology
  • Offers a dynamic and accessible narrative with many student-friendly features, such as chapter boxes, a glossary of terms, guides to further reading, media and Internet resources
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Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780631226413
 
2 revised edition from Blackwell Pub (September 1, 2001)
9780631226413 | details & prices | 304 pages | 7.00 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $77.95
About: Global Issues is an introduction to the nature and background of some of the central issues - economic, social, political, environmental - of modern times.
from Blackwell Pub (December 1, 1995)
9781557864390 | details & prices | 257 pages | 7.00 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $64.95
About: This book is an introduction to the nature and background of some of the central issues - economic, social, environmental - of modern times.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780631226420 Book cover for 9781118968857 Book cover for 9781405154970 Book cover for 9781557864406
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Kristen A. Hite | 5th edition from Blackwell Pub (January 26, 2016)
9781118968857 | details & prices | 335 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.50 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $49.95
About: Now reorganized and updated throughout, the fifth edition of this well-regarded introductory global issues text continues to reflect the most important aspects of an increasingly globalized world.
3 edition from Blackwell Pub (September 10, 2007)
9781405154970 | details & prices | 308 pages | 6.75 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $51.95
About: Global Issues, Third Edition is an introduction to many of the most important environmental, economic, social, and political concerns of modern life.
2 revised edition from Blackwell Pub (August 1, 2001)
9780631226420 | details & prices | 304 pages | 6.75 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $59.65
About: Global Issues is an introduction to the nature and background of some of the central issues - economic, social, political, environmental - of modern times.
from John Wiley & Sons Inc (December 1, 1995)
9781557864406 | details & prices | 6.75 × 1.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $34.95
About: This book is an introduction to the nature and background of some of the central issues - economic, social, environmental - of modern times.

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