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Global Social Problems


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1 Globalization, Risk and Social Problems (Vic George).

2 Globalization and Social Welfare (Robert Page).

3 Globalization and the Environment (Andrew Dobson).

4 Globalization and Poverty (Vic George).

5 Globalization of Crime: terror in a contracting globe (Mark Finlay).

6 Globalization and Drugs (Larry Harrison).

7 Globalization and AIDS (Kathy Attawell).

8 Globalization and Family Violence (Jan Pahl, Claudia Hasanbegovic and Mei-Kuei Yu).

9 Globalization and Racism (Norman Ginsburg).

10 Globalization, Migration and Asylum (Stephen Castles and Sean Loughna).




About the Author

Vic George is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Kent.
Robert M. Page is Reader in Democratic Socialism and Social Policy, University of Birmingham.


"This collection not only manages to summarize a wide variety of different debates but challenges us to engage with them even further. Both students and teachers will find it a useful guide to one of the most important subjects in the social sciences today."
--Tony Fitzpatrick, University of Nottingham

"By addressing the topic of global social policy through the lens of global social problems, Vic George and Robert Page have added a useful volume to the international social policy literature. The authors have made a welcomed departure from the standard literature in the field by moving beyond the frameworks of mythological nationalism and comparative studies towards a much needed transnational social policy analysis."
--Bob Decon, University of Sheffield

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