Southern Exposure: International Development and the Global South in the Twenty-First Century

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Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press Inc


Southern Exposure offers a unique perspective on the effects of globalization as experienced from ordinary people in the Global South. Gender and culture are kept at the forefront of Barbara Thomas-Slayter's issues-based approach as she explores critical issues such as AIDS, migration, food security, population growth, scarce resources, and environmental degradation. This text offers an insightful and comprehensive perspective on development approaches in the twenty-first century. Increasing poverty and inequality are two of the most pressing economic and political issues facing Southern countries in this global arena.


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Globalization, Food security, Gender, Poverty, Culture, Global south, Inequality, Aids, Migration, Population growth, Resources, Environmental degradation, Development, Issues-based approach, Economic and social change, Global change, Ecosystem