World at Risk, 1st Edition

  • Errol Durbach
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  • ISBN-10: 1604266554
  • ISBN-13: 9781604266559
  • DDC: 300
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 751 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

This acclaimed sourcebook provides in-depth analysis of current global hot topics. Arranged topically, the 32 essays address a wide range of key issues, including demographics, economics, education, health, politics, and security. New entries discuss drug trafficking, human trafficking, international finance, immigration, and transnational governance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Chapters.
Tables, Maps, and Figures.
Contributors.
Preface.
1: Demographics and Settlement.
2: Immigration.
3: Population.
4: Refugees and Forced Migrants.
5: Urbanization.
6: Economics.
7: Development Aid.
8: Income Inequality.
9: International Finance.
10: Labor and Employment.
11: World Trade.
12: Environment.
13: Biodiversity.
14: Deforestation.
15: Energy.
16: Freshwater.
17: Climate Change.
18: Pollution.
19: Education, Health, and Welfare.
20: AIDS.
21: Health.
22: Hunger and Food Security.
23: Literacy and Educational Access.
24: Women.
25: Politics and Governance.
26: Human Rights.
27: International Law.
28: International Criminal Justice.
29: Transnational Governance.
30: War Crimes.
31: Security.
32: Arms Control.
33: Drug Trafficking.
34: Ethnic and Regional Conflict.
35: Genocide.
36: Human Trafficking.
37: Peacemaking and Peacebuilding.
38: Terrorism.
Index.