Summary: This core text is the first to provide a much-needed interdisciplinary approach to international studies. The authors include a geographer, a historian, a political scientist, and an anthropologist. Emphasizing the interconnected nature of these disciplines, the authors detail the methodologies and subject matter of each to provide a fuller understanding of the world. Applying these discipline lenses to regional chapters, the authors examine issues facing these regions and the globa ...show morel community. Case studies give readers a closer look at issues such as civil war and national identity. This disciplinary and regional combination provides an indispensable, cohesive framework for understanding global issues The second edition includes: · Extensive updates throughout to reflect important events over the past four years, including the global financial crisis · Two chapters on Asia, instead of one, with new coverage of South Asia · Two new global issues chapters, one on the Sudan and one on global population · An entirely new conclusion emphasizing the integration of the disciplines and their application ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 13
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