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Global Issues
Selections from CQ Researcher

2019 Edition
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June 2019 | 448 pages | CQ Press

Written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists, this collection of non-partisan reports offers an in-depth examination of today’s most pressing global issues. With reports ranging from rising sea levels, to global population pressures, to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the 2019 Edition of Global Issues promotes in-depth discussion, facilitates further research, and helps readers formulate their own positions on crucial global issues. And because it’s CQ Researcher, the reports are expertly researched and written, presenting readers with all sides of an issue.

Key Features     

  • Chapters follow a consistent organization, beginning with a summary of the issue, then exploring a number of key questions around the issue, next offering background to put the issue into current context, and concluding with a look ahead.          
  • A pro/con debate box in every chapter offers readers the opportunity to critically analyze and discuss the issues by exploring a debate between two experts in the field.         
  • All issues include a chronology, a bibliography, photos, charts, and figures to offer readers a more complete picture of the issue at hand.
 
ANNOTATED CONTENTS
 
PREFACE
 
CONTRIBUTORS
 
CONFLICT, SECURITY, AND TERRORISM
 
1. The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
2. Saudi Arabia’s Uncertain Future
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
3. Turmoil in Central America
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
4. Technology Addiction
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook: A Growing Problem  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY
 
5. Africa in Transition
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
6. India Today
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
7. Stolen Antiquities
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook: Attitude Adjustment  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
RELIGIOUS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
 
8. Future of Puerto Rico
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
9. Global Tourism Controversies
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
10. Global Population Pressures
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
11. Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook: Outperforming Humans  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
 
12. Pandemic Threat
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
13. Rising Seas
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
14. Climate Change and National Security
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
15. Species Extinction
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook  
Notes  
Bibliography  
 
16. Protecting Animals
Background  
Current Situation  
Outlook: Tipping Point  
Notes  
Bibliography  

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ISBN: 9781544369167
£34.99