Introduction to Global Studies

Introduction to Global Studies

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This textbook provides a multidisciplinary introduction to Global and International Studies. Offering unrivalled breadth and depth, it covers all the key dimensions of the topic, including broad introductions to international politics and economics, and focused surveys of topics from human rights and migration to conflict and the environment. John McCormick's lucid writing style renders complex information understandable to all students. Full-colour photographs, maps, tables and figures bring the subject to life and innovative pedagogical features emphasize the importance of understanding perspectives and experiences different from one's own worldview.
Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this textbook is ideal for undergraduate students worldwide who are taking introductory modules in Global and International Studies. The text can also be used by undergraduate students taking courses on Globalization.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 193 x 260 x 12.7mm | 793.79g
  • Red Globe Press
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2018
  • 119 Tables, color; 119 Illustrations, color; XXII, 314 p. 119 illus. in color.
  • 1352003996
  • 9781352003994
  • 1,380,447

Table of contents

Introduction: What is global studies.- 1. History.- 2. Population and resources.- 3. Identity and culture.- 4. Science and technology.- 5.States and government.- 6. Law and international organizations.- 7. Human rights.- 8. Economy.- 9. Trade.- 10. Migration.- 11. Environment.- 12. War and peace.- Conclusion: Further directions in global studies.
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About John McCormick

John McCormick is Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA, and is author of a number of Red Globe Press's bestselling books in politics, including Comparative Government and Politics (with Rod Hague and Martin Harrop), Understanding the European Union and European Union Politics.
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