The Resource World at risk : a global issues sourcebook

World at risk : a global issues sourcebook

Label
World at risk : a global issues sourcebook
Title
World at risk
Title remainder
a global issues sourcebook
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains articles that analyze thirty significant issues facing the world in the twenty-first century, covering the fields of economics, the environment, human development, law, politics, and security, and includes maps, statistics, case studies, biographical sketches, and other references and resources
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
300
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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CQ Press
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  • International relations
  • World politics
  • Security, International
  • Environmental policy
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Economic history
  • Social history
  • International relations
  • World politics
  • Security, International
  • Environmental policy
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Economic history
  • Social history
Label
World at risk : a global issues sourcebook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
DEMOGRAPHICS AND SETTLEMENT: Immigration / Tara Magner -- Population / Ulla Larsen -- Refugees and forced migrants / Stephen C. Lubkemann -- Urbanization / Melanie Jarman -- ECONOMICS: Development aid / Catherine E. Weaver -- Income inequality / Bob Sutcliffe -- International finance / Clint Peinhardt -- Labor and employment / Scott B. Martin -- World trade / Kar-yiu Wong -- ENVIRONMENT: Biodiversity / Tim Allman -- Deforestation / Tim Allman -- Energy / Richard B. Norgaard -- Freshwater / Melanie Jarman -- Climate change / Melanie Jarman -- Pollution / Melanie Jarman -- EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND WELFARE: AIDS / Ulla Larsen -- Health / David E. Bloom, David Canning, and Jennifer O'Brien -- Hunger and food security / Suresh C. Babu -- Literacy and educational access / Ulla Larsen -- Women / Aili Tripp -- POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE: Human rights / Daan Bronkhorst -- International law / Bruce Cronin -- International criminal justice / Eric Stover -- Transnational governance / Daan Bronkhorst -- War crimes / Timothy L. H. McCormack -- SECURITY: Arms control / J. Peter Scoblic -- Drug trafficking / Mary Sisson -- Ethnic and regional conflict / Murat Somer -- Genocide / Edward Kissi -- Human trafficking / Rachel Shigekane -- Peacemaking and peacebuilding / Mary Hope Schwoebel and Erin McCandless -- Terrorism / Ann E. Robertson
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvii, 822 p.
Isbn
9780872899193
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009040270
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)419827706
Label
World at risk : a global issues sourcebook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
DEMOGRAPHICS AND SETTLEMENT: Immigration / Tara Magner -- Population / Ulla Larsen -- Refugees and forced migrants / Stephen C. Lubkemann -- Urbanization / Melanie Jarman -- ECONOMICS: Development aid / Catherine E. Weaver -- Income inequality / Bob Sutcliffe -- International finance / Clint Peinhardt -- Labor and employment / Scott B. Martin -- World trade / Kar-yiu Wong -- ENVIRONMENT: Biodiversity / Tim Allman -- Deforestation / Tim Allman -- Energy / Richard B. Norgaard -- Freshwater / Melanie Jarman -- Climate change / Melanie Jarman -- Pollution / Melanie Jarman -- EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND WELFARE: AIDS / Ulla Larsen -- Health / David E. Bloom, David Canning, and Jennifer O'Brien -- Hunger and food security / Suresh C. Babu -- Literacy and educational access / Ulla Larsen -- Women / Aili Tripp -- POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE: Human rights / Daan Bronkhorst -- International law / Bruce Cronin -- International criminal justice / Eric Stover -- Transnational governance / Daan Bronkhorst -- War crimes / Timothy L. H. McCormack -- SECURITY: Arms control / J. Peter Scoblic -- Drug trafficking / Mary Sisson -- Ethnic and regional conflict / Murat Somer -- Genocide / Edward Kissi -- Human trafficking / Rachel Shigekane -- Peacemaking and peacebuilding / Mary Hope Schwoebel and Erin McCandless -- Terrorism / Ann E. Robertson
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvii, 822 p.
Isbn
9780872899193
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009040270
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)419827706

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