Books about current world issues

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World Education Issues: A Guide To Global Issues - Global Citizen

Books shelved as world-issues: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide avg rating — , ratings — published
Nicholas D. Kristof

Popular Global Issues Books

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Newspapers and novels — fact and fiction — are often seen as polar opposites. But as a writer of both, I have come to find that fiction and non-fiction are simply two sides of the same coin. My YA Nordic thriller, The Sharp Edge of a Snowflake , was inspired by two of the biggest news stories of last year and the fearless women behind them. In , the journalist Carole Cadwalladr revealed that a British company called Cambridge Analytica had harvested the personal data of millions of Facebook users without their consent and used it to influence elections. Around the same time the MeToo movement was gaining momentum.

Current Issues in Global Health provides a forum for a broad discussion of health issues, from systemic violence to infectious disease in places as far apart as Kashmir and South America. The authors come from a variety of environments including military and academic positions. Despite the diversity of subject matter and authors, the consistent theme of the book always focuses on the provision of Despite the diversity of subject matter and authors, the consistent theme of the book always focuses on the provision of an environment in which members of a community can achieve or maintain good public health. The subjects addressed here are those that cross international borders and affect lives around the world, thus truly qualifying as issues of global health importance. Costa and Helena Ribeiro.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Orly O. says:

    In this turbulent world, it can be lovely to use books as an escape, to read about a different world with different problems, and maybe forget about your own for a while.

  2. Alexandrie C. says:

    Without a reasonable doubt movie sometimes the hardest thing is the right thing

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