In How Population Will Transform Our World , Sarah Harper looks at fertility rates and age structures of populations in different regions of the world against the backdrop of urbanization and climate change, drawing out the profound implications and challenges for societies, economies, and the environment in the decades to come.
Explores ways of remembering and commemorating the Nakba, dealing with the issue within the context of Palestinian oral history, 'social history from below', narratives of memory and the formation of collective identity.
Volunteer is packed with invaluable information and inspiration to get you planning your perfect short, or long-term volunteer experience. Whether it's monitoring sea turtles in Greece, helping establish handicraft businesses in Ghana or building community centres in Guatemala, you'll find opportunities in this updated, comprehensive new edition.
Since Al Qaeda's attacks on America in 2001, 'Islamophobia' has entered common parlance. This book considers attitudes towards Islam and Muslims in Russia, investigates the concept in Western democracies, and analyses the meanings of 'Islamophobia'. It analyses the ways in which the rights of Muslims are contested in various parts of the world.
In 2016 two surprising explosions of popular contempt for the existing order drove Britain into Brexit and paved the way for Trump's presidency of the United States. This is an account of how and why this happened.
* An up-to-date primer and key reference source for students and professionals studying the processes of social change and development in 'third world' countries. * Builds on the success of From Modernization to Globalization, published by the editors in 2000.
The second entry in the Pocket Politics series provides an accessible account of the ideas and shifts that propelled Donald Trump to victory in the 2016 US presidential election and looks at the likely consequences of the result. -- .
WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHORThe West's domination of world politics is coming to a close. Meanwhile the West is struggling with economic malaise and political populism, the Arab world is in turmoil and Russia longs to reclaim its status as a great power.
Through a series of interdisciplinary case studies, this topical collection is the first to focus on protest camps as unique organisational forms that transcend particular social movements' contexts. The book offers a critical understanding of current protest events and will help better understanding of new global forms of democracy in action.
An appraisal of the Wests's responses (or lack thereof) to two international crises, the situations in Yugoslavia and East Timor, and of the strategic humanitarianism that defines the West's role in the current world arena.
This work examines the role of war in the age of globalization, exposing the weakness of perspectives that view high technology weapons as the key to conflict. Themes explored include: changing gender relationships; religion and identity; and the contiuing rise of China as a competing world power.
It offers an original and powerful argument about Russian power and introduces and discusses the term 'mobilisation' as a central element of the Russian state's actions. It explores the Russian leadership's strategic agenda and illuminates the range of problems it faces in implementing it. -- .
This fifth edition of a comprehensive and popular text on global political economy has been systematically updated and revised to take account of all recent developments, including the changing role of the BRICS and the impact of financial crisis on the global political system.
The post-Yugoslav states have developed very differently since Yugoslavia dissolved in the early 1990s. This book analyzes the foreign policies of the post-Yugoslav states, thereby focusing on the main goals, actors, decision-making processes and influences on the foreign policies of these countries.
This new edition of An Introduction to Middle East Politics continues to provide an expansive survey of Middle East politics, thoroughly revised and restructured in response to events currently taking place. Written in a lively and accessible manner, MacQueen takes students on a tour of the region's modern political history up to the present, clearly signposting key events and issues.
Jeffrey D. Sachs shows how the United States can find a path to renewed economic progress that is fair and environmentally sustainable. Sachs explores issues including infrastructure, trade deals, energy policy, and income inequality, providing illuminating and accessible explanations of the forces at work and specific policy solutions.
'A brilliant and disturbing analysis, which should be read by anyone wishing to understand the political crisis currently engulfing the world' YUVAL NOAH HARARI, author of SAPIENS The past is another country, the old saying goes.