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Integrated Perspectives in Global Studies Philip McCarty

Integrated Perspectives in Global Studies

Philip McCarty

Published July 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781609271558
Paperback
662 pages
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This accessible introduction to Global Studies provides students with an analytical framework that moves beyond academic debates about the definition of globalization. The author begins by highlighting the deep historical interconnections betweenMoreThis accessible introduction to Global Studies provides students with an analytical framework that moves beyond academic debates about the definition of globalization. The author begins by highlighting the deep historical interconnections between political, economic, and social forces that shape our world today. The readings then focus on pressing, real-world issues such as global inequality, neo-imperialism, racism, environmental degradation, and global womens movements. The final section deploys critical perspectives on sustainable development, human rights, and global governance.Dr. Philip C. McCarty is an award-winning lecturer in Global & International Studies and Co-Director of the Australia Travel Studies Program at the University of California Santa Barbara. McCartys degrees in both Sociology and Anthropology inform a distinct historical and interdisciplinary approach, and his wide-ranging teaching experience underscores a student-friendly presentation of complex global issues.