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Global Issues: An Introduction by John L. Seitz

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Global Issues: An Introduction by John L. Seitz

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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.

Additional Information

SKU GOR001358233
Title Global Issues: An Introduction
Author By (author) John L. Seitz
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Year Published 2001
Page Number 320
ISBN 0631226427
ISBN13 9780631226420
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
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Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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