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"It is interesting and well-written and should generate some student discussion...The â€œQuestionsâ€ box at the end of each article is well-placed and is welcome."
Cutting-edge readings on current global topics
Courses on globalization have spread rapidly across the social science curriculum, mirroring the ever-growing global nature of our daily lives. This reader has been designed with this specific course in mind and allows undergraduate students to read about the major topics in globalization in the words of the original authors.
Readings have been selected from several well respected journals as well as from the popular press. The journal articles, including many selections from SAGE social science journals, have been edited to make them more user-friendly for the undergraduate student. Key themes include the topics of inequality, education, conflict, health, energy, and environment as they relate to globalization
- A topic guide provides context for the readings, thus aiding the instructor to better integrate the material into the course
- Well-crafted section openers place each article in context for the student
- Discussion questions for each article reinforce student comprehension
- A list of additional Internet links is provided to offer further resources in areas of interest
Developed to be an effective compilation of readings for numerous courses taught in departments of sociology, anthropology, history, political science and global studies, this book will enhance any introductory level to upper-division special topics course focused on contemporary global issues.
Author : Scott R. Sernau
ISBN : 1412944716
Language : English
No of Pages : 240
Publication Date : 12/11/2007
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 10.8x8.5x0.5
Book weight : 0.01
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