Encyclopedia of Global Studies

Encyclopedia of Global Studies

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qWith all entries followed by cross-references and further reading lists, this current resource is ideal for high school and college students looking for connecting ideas and additional sources on them. The work brings together the many facets of global studies into a solid reference tool and will help those developing and articulating an ideological perspective.q a€” Library Journal The Encyclopedia of Global Studies is the reference work for the emerging field of global studies. It covers both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes, including the globalization of economies and technologies; the diaspora of cultures and dispersion of peoples; the transnational aspects of social and political change; the global impact of environmental, technological, and health changes; and the organizations and issues related to global civil society. Key Themes: a€c Global civil society a€c Global communications, transportation, technology a€c Global conflict and security a€c Global culture, media a€c Global demographic change a€c Global economic issues a€c Global environmental and energy issues a€c Global governance and world order a€c Global health and nutrition a€c Global historical antecedents a€c Global justice and legal issues a€c Global religions, beliefs, ideologies a€c Global studies a€c Identities in global society Readership: Students and academics in the fields of politics and international relations, international business, geography and environmental studies, sociology and cultural studies, and health.Indeed, the prevalence of obesity continues to rise ... Optimal public health measures therefore improve the nutritional status of individuals, countries, and the world while improving or without worsening ... Globalization and Dietary Pattern Changes The global food system facilitates the ... These changes are often accompanied by occupational and leisurely opportunities that promote a sedentary lifestyle.

Title:Encyclopedia of Global Studies
Author:Helmut K. Anheier, Mark Juergensmeyer
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2012-03-09


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