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BK
Fifth edition
Chichester : Wiley Blackwell, 2016
xviii, 335 stran : ilustrace, mapy ; 25 cm

objednat
ISBN 978-1-118-96885-7 (brožováno)
Obsahuje bibliografie, bibliografické odkazy a rejstřík
001462113
Contents // List of Plates xii // List of Figures, Maps, and Tables xiv // Acknowledgments xvi // Foreword xvii // Introduction 1 // The Creation of Global Issues 1 // Developing toward What? 2 // Notes 5 // 1 Population 7 // The Changing Population of the World 8 // Causes of the Population Explosion 17 // How Population Growth Affects Development 20 // Rapid growth 21 // Slow growth 22 // An aging population and low birth rates 22 // International conferences on population 24 // How Development Affects Population Growth 26 // Demographic transition 26 // Factors lowering birth rates 28 // Governmental Population Policies 31 // Controlling growth 31 // Promoting growth 36 // The Future 38 // The growth of the worlds population 38 // The carrying capacity of the Earth 39 // Optimum size of the Earths population 42 // Population-related problems in our future 43 // vili // Contents // Conclusions // Notes // Further Reading // 2 Wealth and Poverty // Wave of Hope: The Millennium Development Goals A Pessimistic View: The Persistence of Poverty Development Assistance and Foreign Aid A Market Approach The State as Economic Actor A Blended Approach // Geography and Wealth, Geography and Poverty Globalization Positive aspects Negative aspects An evaluation Conclusions Notes // Further Reading // 3 Food // World Food Production How Many Are Hungry? // Causes of World Hunger How Food Affects Development How Development Affects Food The production of food The loss of food The type of food he “Green” Revolution Fertilizers Pesticides Irrigation The future // Governmental Food Policies Future Food Supplies Climate Arable land Energy costs // Traditional/sustainable/organic agriculture // Biotechnology // Fishing and aquaculture // Future food production // Conclusions // Notes // Further Reading // Contents // 4 Energy // The Energy-Climate Crisis 130 // Energy and security 132 //
Government Responses to the Energy-Climate Crisis 133 // The United States 134 // Western Europe 136 // Japan 136 // China 138 // The Effect of the Energy-Climate Crisis on Countries’ Development // Plans 140 // The Relationship between Energy Use and Development 141 // A shift in types of energy 141 // Increased use 142 // The decoupling of energy consumption and economic growth 142 // The Energy Transition 147 // Nonrenewable energy sources 147 // Renewable energy sources 148 // Conservation/energy efficiency 155 // Nuclear Power: A Case Study ’ 157 // The potential and the peril 158 // The choice 161 // Conclusions 164 // Notes 165 // Further Reading 169 // 5 Climate Change 170 // The Evidence and Impacts 172 // Warmer temperatures 172 // Food and water 174 // Extreme weather 174 // Sea level rise 175 // Coral reefs 176 // Air pollution 178 // Infectious diseases 178 // Agriculture 178 // Disruption of natural ecosystems 179 // Regional impacts 179 // Uncertainties 180 // What Is Being Done at Present? 181 // What More Can Be Done? 182 // Conclusion 185 // x // Contents // Notes 185 // Further Reading 187 // 6 The Environment: Part I 189 // The Awakening 190 // The Air 192 // Smog 192 // Airborne lead 196 // Ozone depletion 198 // Acid rain 200 // Climate change (global warming) 202 // The Water 203 // Water quantity 203 // Water quality 203 // The Land 206 // Minerals 206 // Deforestation 207 // The Extinction of Species 211 // The Extinction of Cultures 215 // TheYanomami 216 // Notes 218 // 7 The Environment: Part II 224 // The Workplace and the Home 224 // Cancer 224 // Chemicals 225 // Pesticides 226 // Managing Waste 228 // Solid wastes 228 // Toxic wastes 230 // Governmental and industrial responses to the waste problem 232 // Responsible Use 233 // Resource efficiency 233 // Recycling 234 // Substitution 235 // Reducing needs 236 // Environmental Politics 236 // Overdevelopment 238 //
Conclusions 238 // Notes 239 // Further Reading 242 // Contents xi // 8 Technology 244 // Benefits of Technology 245 // Unanticipated Consequences of the Use of Technology 245 // DDT 247 // Factory farms 248 // Inappropriate Uses of Technology 250 // Limits to the “Technological Fix” 253 // War 255 // The Threat of Nuclear Weapons: A Case Study 257 // The threat 258 // New dangers 260 // Conclusions 264 // Notes 264 // Further Reading 266 // 9 Alternative Futures 268 // Development Pathways: Evaluating Our Current Situation 269 // Current Outlook: Business as Usual 270 // Collapse and Sustainable Development 272 // Choices 274 Improve production 275 // Reduce demand 275 // Governance: Deciding How to Act on the Choices We Make 276 // Governing the commons 276 // Inclusive governance and the role of civil society 278 // Conclusion 282 // Notes 284 // Further Reading 287 // Appendix 1: Studying and Teaching Global Issues 289 // Appendix 2: Relevant Videos 297 // Appendix 3: Relevant Internet Websites 308 // Appendix 4: The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable // Development 314 // 317 323 // Glossary // Index
(OCoLC)948177972

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