Introducing Global Issues
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📒Introducing Global Issues ✍ Michael T. Snarr
✏Introducing Global Issues Book Summary : Synopsis: Sixteen American scholars explore several of the most pressing global issues and demonstrate how strongly the issues are interconnected. Each chapter provides an analytical overview of the issue discussed, identifies the central actors and perspectives, and outlines past progress and future prospects. The second edition includes updated and expanded coverage since publication of the first edition five years ago, plus a new chapter on the global environment addressing issues of biodiversity and the global commons.-Book News.
📒The Global Issues Of Information Technology Management ✍ Shailendra Palvia
✏The Global Issues of Information Technology Management Book Summary : With the political and social changes taking place in Eastern Europe combined with the changes in Western European markets and Japanese global marketing strategies, American corporations now can utilize information technology as the ultimate weapon in reshaping/expanding their global marketing strategies. Today, global information technology is not just a set of tools for computing, but rather is viewed as a strategic tool to bring organizations growth and prosperity. The Global Issues of Information Technology Management is the right source for discovering untapped potential of your information technology. It is a global tool for the growth and prosperity of your organization.
📒Global Issues And Comparative Education ✍ Wendy Bignold
✏Global Issues and Comparative Education Book Summary : Almost every Education Studies degree includes an element of comparative education, and this book provides an accessible undergraduate-level introduction to the theme. It begins by defining what is meant by the term 'comparative education' and examines the benefits of studying it to students, policy makers, educators and academics. The book then takes a largely age-phase approach with a comparative analysis of selected education systems from around the world, including the impact of globalisation.
✏Global Challenges Student s Book Per Le Scuole Superiori Book Summary : Written for Edexcel B AS and A2 geography, this student book uses case studies to illustrate key concepts. It has opportunities for fieldwork, independent research and ICT, as well as focused questions to enhance learning.
📒Introducing Global Englishes ✍ Nicola Galloway
✏Introducing Global Englishes Book Summary : Introducing Global Englishes provides comprehensive coverage of relevant research in the fields of World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca, and English as an International Language. The book introduces students to the current sociolinguistic uses of the English language, using a range of engaging and accessible examples from newspapers (Observer, Independent, Wall Street Journal), advertisements, and television shows. The book: Explains key concepts connected to the historical and contemporary spread of English. Explores the social, economic, educational, and political implications of English’s rise as a world language. Includes comprehensive classroom-based activities, case studies, research tasks, assessment prompts, and extensive online resources. Introducing Global Englishes is essential reading for students coming to this subject for the first time.
📒An Introduction To Global Environmental Issues ✍ Lewis A. Owen
✏An Introduction to Global Environmental Issues Book Summary : An Introduction to Global Environmental Issues presents a comprehensive and stimulating introduction to the key environmental issues presently threatening our global environment. Offering an authoritative introduction to the key topics, a source of latest environmental information, and an innovative stimulus for debate, this is an essential book for all those studying or concerned with global environmental issues. Major global environmental issues are brought into focus. Explanations of the evolution of the earth's natural systems (hydrosphere, biosphere, geosphere, ecosphere) provide an essential understanding of the scientific concepts, processes and historical background to environmental issues. Contemporary socio-economic, cultural and political considerations are explored and important conceptual approaches such as Gaian hypotheses and Chaos Theory are introduced. Human impact and management of the natural environment, and concerns for maintaining biodiversity are emphasised throughout. Specific features include: * Case studies drawn from across the world * Superb illustrations: 4-colour plate sections; a wealth of informative diagrams * Glossary of key terms, with key concepts highlighted throughout the text * Annotated guides to further reading * Chapter summaries and key points A Lecturers' Manual is available to accompany the text This 2nd Edition has been extensively revised and expanded to include many new illustrations, up-to-date data (including the latest IPCC data) and the most recent events including Khobe earthquake, French nuclear testing, the Berlin conference and the Antarctic Treaty. Sections on ecosystems, techniques, pollution, tectonics, risk and hazard mitigation, world populations, and issues of human impact and environmental management, have been particularly expanded in this new edition.
📒Global Challenges And Directions For Agricultural Biotechnology ✍ National Research Council
✏Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology Book Summary : Many developing countries are exploring whether biotechnology has a role in addressing national issues such as food security and environmental remediation, and are considering whether the putative benefits of the technology-for example, enabling greater agricultural productivity and stability in the food supply-outweigh concerns that the technology might pose a danger-to biodiversity, health, and local jobs. Some policy leaders worry that their governments are not prepared to take control of this evolving technology and that introducing it into society would be a risky act. Others have suggested that taking no action carries more risk, given the dire need to produce more food. This book reports on an international workshop held to address these issues. Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology: Mapping the Course, organized by the National Research Council on October 24-25, 2004, in Washington, DC, focused on the potential applications of biotechnology and what developing countries might consider as they contemplate adopting biotechnology. Presenters at the workshop described applications of biotechnology that are already proving their utility in both developing and developed countries.
📒An Introduction To Global Environmental Issues ✍ Kevin T. Pickering
✏An Introduction to Global Environmental Issues Book Summary : An Introduction to Global Environmental Issues presents a comprehensive stimulating introduction to the key environmental issues presently threatening our global environment. Offering an authoritative introduction to the key topics, a source of latest environmental information, and an innovative stimulus for debate, this is an essential book for all those studying or concerned with global environmental issues. In this second edition, the most topical global environmental issues are brought more clearly into focus. Explanations of the evolution of the earth's natural systems (hydrosphere, biosphere, geosphere, ecosphere) provide the essential understanding of the scientific concepts, processes and historical background behind key environmental issues. Contemporary socio-economic, cultural and political considerations are explored and important conceptual approaches such as Gaian hypotheses and Chaos Theory are introduced. Human impact and management of the natural environment, and concerns for maintaining biodiversity are emphasised throughout. Specific features include: * Case studies drawn from across the world * Superb illustrations: 4-colour plate sections; a wealth of informative diagrams * Glossary of key terms, with key concepts highlighted throughout the text * Annotated guides to Further Reading * Chapter summaries and key points A new Instructors' Manual is available to accompany the text
📒Global Issues ✍ John L. Seitz
✏Global issues Book Summary : Global Issues, Third Edition is an introduction to many of the most important environmental, economic, social, and political concerns of modern life. Offers a unified perspective on a complex range of global issues in a variety of societies, both developed and developing Includes new sections on foreign aid and development assistance, terrorism, the relationship between geography and wealth and poverty, food and the overweight, and the Millennium Development Goals Features an updated and expanded section on climate change, as well as a new glossary Illustrates key topics and issues with diagrams and photographs Provides guides to further reading, media, and internet resources, and suggestions for discussing and studying the material
📒Local Development And Global Issues ✍ United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Committee for Development Policy
✏Local Development and Global Issues Book Summary : This report details the fifth session of the UN Committee on Development Policy, held in April 2003, which considered three topics: the promotion of an integrated approach to rural development for poverty reduction and sustainable development in developing countries; global public goods; and the identification of the least developed countries. It also contains the report of an expert group meeting on the review of the list of least developed countries which met in New York in January 2003.