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Introduction to Global Studies, 2nd Edition

Introduction to Global Studies, 2nd Edition

by John McCormick

The second edition of Introduction to Global Studies offers a succinct and authoritative introduction to the important issues and events of our rapidly changing world. It covers all of the key topics in the field, including introductions to history, culture, science, politics and economics, alongside focused surveys on pressing global matters such as human rights, migration, the climate emergency, and health and disease.

With learning features that hone in on key themes and debates, such as Global and Local and North and South boxes, this essential text will help you to navigate challenging issues. Full-colour photographs, figures and maps bring the subject to life.

Ideal for students beginning courses on and related to global studies, this second edition offers:
-A brand new chapter on health and disease, with additional coverage of Covid-19 incorporated throughout the book.
-Increased coverage of inequality and gender, with a thematic focus on how inequalities are compounded across global society
-Contemporary Debates: a new feature outlining the pros and cons of controversial topics
-A comprehensive companion website, offering an array of resources for both students and lecturers, including a testbank, illustrated lecturer slides, interactive quizzes, and an online media library