Gloabl Issues: An Introduction

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Wiley, Dec 5, 2001 - Science - 304 pages
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Global Issues is an introduction to the nature and background of some of the central issues - economic, social, political, environmental - of modern times. This new edition of this text has been fully updated throughout and features expanded sections on issues such as global warming, biotechnology, and energy.


  • Fully updated throughout and features expanded sections on issues such as global warming, biotechnology, and energy.
  • An introduction to the nature and background of some of the central issues - economic, social, political, environmental - of modern times.
  • Covers a range of perspectives on a variety of societies, developed and developing.
  • Extensively illustrated with diagrams and photographs, contains guides to further reading, media, and internet resources, and includes suggestions for discussion and studying the material.

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John L. Seitz is Professor Emeritus of Government at Wofford College. He earned a BA and MPA from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, and a PhD in political science from the University of Wisconsin. He has extensive first-hand experience of South Korea, Iran, Brazil, Liberia, and Pakistan. His Politics of Development was published by Blackwell in 1988. The first edition of his Global Issues has been widely used in colleges and universities in the UK, US and Canada and translated into Japanese and Portuguese.

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