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Title Global issues 07/08 / editor, Robert M. Jackson.
Imprint Dubuque, IA : McGraw-Hill, [2008]
Edition Twenty-third edition.

Series Annual editions
McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series
Annual editions.
McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.
Subject Social problems -- History -- 21st century.
Civilization, Modern -- 21st century.
Alt Name Jackson, Robert M.
Description xviii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Edition Twenty-third edition.
Bibliography Note Includes topic guide, index and essay questions.
Contents GLOBAL ISSUES IN THE 21st CENTURY: A special moment in history / Bill McKibben -- It's a flat world after all / Thomas L. Friedman -- Can extreme poverty be eliminated? / Jeffery D. Sachs -- Feminists and fundamentalists / Kavita Ramdas -- The ends of the world as we know them / Jared Diamond -- POPULATION AND FOOD PRODUCTION: The century ahead / Chris Wilson -- Minoity report: the trouble with integration -- Bittersweet harvest: the debate over genetically modified crops / Honor Hsin -- THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES UTILIZATION: Deflating the world's bubble economy / Lester R. Brown -- Water is running out: how inevitable are international conflicts? -- The impact of Asia's giants / Bryan Walsh -- Scare of the century / Jason Lee Steorts -- POLITICAL ECONOMY: Globalization and its contents / Peter Marber -- The world is spiky / Richard Florida -- Social justice and global trade / Joseph Stiglitz -- The five wars of Globalization / Moisés Naim -- Will globalization go bankrupt? / Michael Pettis -- The lost continent / Moises Naim -- America's sticky power / Walter Russell Mead -- Where the money went / James S. Henry -- Political graft: the Russian way / Marshall I. Goldman -- The great Wal-Mart of China / Keith Naughton -- Africa's world of forced labor in a 6-year old's eyes / Sharon LaFraniere -- Ensuring energy security / Daniel Yergin -- Nuclear now! / Peter Schwarts and Spencer Reiss -- Looking into the sun / David H. Freedman --
CONFLICT: Our greatest threat: the coming nuclear crisis / Douglas Roche -- Success without Victory / James Fallow -- Lifting the veil: understanding the roots of Islamic militancy / Henry Munson -- Blowback revisited / Peter Bergen and Alec Reynolds -- The politics of death in Darfur / Gerard Prunier -- Changing course on nuclear talks / Philip E. Coyle -- When North Korea Falls / Robert D. Kaplan -- Darfur: no more "never again" / Ann-Louise Colgan -- Hugo Boss / Javier Corrales -- Strategies for world peace: the view of the UN Secretary-General / Kofi Annan -- COOPERATION: Peace in our time -- The Grameen Bank / Muhammad Yunus -- Teamwork urged on bird flu / David Brown -- Medicine without doctors / Geoffrey Cowley -- VALUES AND VISIONS: Humanity's common values: seeking a positive future / Wendell Bell -- What lurks in its soul? / David A. Vise -- A deeper shade of green / Bill McKibben.
ISBN 9780073397283 (sc)
OCLC # 145301346

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