How is new technology - cyberwarfare, drones, and more - affecting global security?
Are the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals having an impact What progress are governments making in dealing with climate change?
Is there a viable solution to the Syrian refugee crisis?
How do we reconcile the concepts of universal human rights and national sovereignty?
These are among the difficult questions addressed in this new, fully revised and updated edition of Introducing Global Issues. The material has been successfully designed for readers with little or no prior knowledge of the topics covered.
Each chapter provides an analytical overview of the issue addressed, identifies central actors and perspectives, and outlines past progress and future prospects.
Discussion questions are posed to enhance students' appreciation of the complexities involved, and suggestions for further reading additionally enrich the text.