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Introduction to Global Studies

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28 September 2018

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This textbook provides a multidisciplinary introduction to Global and International Studies. Offering unrivalled breadth and depth, it covers all the key dimensions of the topic, including broad introductions to...

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This textbook provides a multidisciplinary introduction to Global and International Studies. Offering unrivalled breadth and depth, it covers all the key dimensions of the topic, including broad introductions to international politics and economics, and focused surveys of topics from human rights and migration to conflict and the environment. John McCormick’s lucid writing style renders complex information understandable to all students. Full-colour photographs, maps, tables and figures bring the subject to life and innovative pedagogical features emphasize the importance of understanding perspectives and experiences different from one’s own worldview. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this textbook is ideal for undergraduate students worldwide who are taking introductory modules in Global and International Studies. The text can also be used by undergraduate students taking courses on Globalization.

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  • Clarity of presentation: John McCormick has a proven track record of distilling a large amount of information into a manageable form
  • Offers both breadth and depth: covers the topics that the vast majority of courses will cover as well as a unique chapter on migration
  • full-colour text, replete with figures, tables, timelines, maps and photographs
  • Pedagogically-sophisticated: `North and South' and `Global and Local' features support the book's underlying theme of global understanding and cooperation.
  • A comprehensive selection of online resources on the market
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of the subject
  • Remarkably balanced and free of bias, making it a suitable text for students from all backgrounds from around the world




Introduction: What is global studies
1. History
2. Population and resources
3. Identity and culture
4. Science and technology
5.States and government
6. Law and international organizations
7. Human rights
8. Economy
9. Trade
10. Migration
11. Environment
12. War and peace
Conclusion: Further directions in global studies.
  • Flashcard definitions of key terms
  • Media library of videos and additional resources 
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John McCormick is Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA, and is author of a number of Red Globe Press’s bestselling books in politics, including Comparative Government and Politics (with Rod Hague and Martin Harrop), Understanding the European Union and European Union Politics.

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John McCormick is Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA, and is author of a number of Red Globe Press’s bestselling books in politics, including Comparative Government and Politics (with Rod Hague and Martin Harrop), Understanding the European Union and European Union Politics.

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