ISBN 9788130904221,Introducing Global Issues

Introducing Global Issues



Lynne Rienner Publishers

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788130904221

ISBN-10 8130904225


Number of Pages 368 Pages
Language (English)


Fully revised and updated, this new edition of Introducing, Global Issues explores the challenging

contemporary issues of conflict and security, the global economy, development, and the environment. Notable features of the new edition include:

a discussion of the war in Iraq
a stronger focus on global security and terrorism
an expanded discussion of concepts of identity
an engagement with the debate over free trade
thorough coverage of current environmental concerns
The material has been successfully designed for readers with little or no prior knowledge of the topics covered. Each chapter provides an analytical overview of the issues addressed, identifies the central actors and perspectives, and outlines past progress and .future prospects. Discussion questions are posed to enhance students' appreciation of the complexities involved, and suggestions for further reading additionally enrich the text.