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Global Issues: An Introduction By John L. Seitz

Global Issues: An Introduction
by John L. Seitz

Features sections on issues such as global warming, biotechnology, and energy. This title provides an introduction to the nature and background of some of the central issues - economic, social, political, environmental - of modern times. It is useful for students in departments of geography, politics, sociology and environmental science.
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The new edition of this text has been fully updated throughout and features expanded sections on issues such as global warming, biotechnology, and energy. "Global Issues" is an introduction to the nature and background of some of the central issues - economic, social, political, environmental - of modern times. It will provide the basis for a stimulating course for beginning students in departments of geography, politics, sociology and environmental science.The book opens with an overview of the complex political, cultural and natural origins of world problems and of why some nations are rich and some are poor. The author then discusses in depth such issues as population growth, hunger, the extinction of species, global warming and climatic change, ozone depletion, energy conservation, deforestation, and the misuse of technology. Highly illustrated with diagrams and photographs, this volume contains guides to further reading, media, and internet resources, and includes suggestions for discussion and studying the material.

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Sku
GOR001358233
Title
Global Issues: An Introduction
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
0631226427
ISBN 13
9780631226420
Prizes
N/A
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