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Global Issues

Global Issues
Selections from CQ Researcher

2013 Edition

May 2013 | 456 pages | CQ Press

Are you tired of simplistic treatment of the world's most important issues? So many competing readers offer simple black and white treatment of today's complex problems.

Help your students see the shades of gray. In this annual reader, CQ Researcher reporters offer students an in-depth and nuanced look at a wide range of today's most pressing issues, ranging from changes in the Middle East and prospects for peace to cyber warfare and conquering AIDS. Each chapter identifies the key players, explores what's at stake, and offers necessary background and analysis so students understand how past and current developments impact the future of each issue.

1. Assessing the United Nations
2. Islamic Sectarianism
3. Small Arms Trade
4. Unrest in the Arab World
5. U.S. – Europe Relations
6. Russia in Turmoil
7. Future of the EU
8. Rising Tension Over Iran
9. Millennium Development Goals
10. Booming Africa
11. Euro Crisis
12. China in Latin America
13. State Capitalism
14. Women’s Rights
15. Human Trafficking and Slavery
16. Vanishing Biodiversity

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CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher is the choice of librarians, researchers, and students seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on the most vital issues shaping our world. Each weekly report offers in-depth, unbiased coverage of a single topic. Written by CQ Press's staff of experienced reporters, these reports provide up-to-date information on a wide range of social, economic, political, environmental, and international issues. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781452241531