The 2012/13 edition of A Global Force highlights the Royal Navy’s activities worldwide and demonstrates the fundamental importance of its operations, standing commitments and directed tasks to the security of the United Kingdom and its global interests. The publication focuses on the Royal Navy’s unique contribution as the only branch of the UK’s armed forces continually deployed across sea, land and air, with its current operations including involvement in the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.
Creating Holistic Technology-Enhanced Learning Experiences: Tales from a Future School in Singapore
The global level of economic, ecological, social, political and cultural integration across nation states and the rapid advancement of technology have brought about transformations that are part of globalisation. Our students are expected to be agents of change rather than passive observers of world events; and at the same time, to live together in an increasingly diverse and complex society and to reflect on and interpret fast changing information. In such a new world order, the holistic development of our students, namely in the cognitive, aesthetics, physical, social and moral, leadership and global domains, is pivotal.
Where Am I Eating? An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy
This book shows how what we eat affects the lives of the people who produce our food. Through compelling stories, explores the global food economy including workers rights, the global food crisis, fair trade, and immigration.
The Global Future of English StudiesThe Global Future of English Studiespresents a succinct, carefully documented assessment of the current state and future trajectory of English studies around the world.
The thoroughly expanded and updated New Companion to the Gothic, provides a series of stimulating insights into Gothic writing, its history and genealogy. The addition of 12 new essays and a section on 'Global Gothic' reflects the direction Gothic criticism has taken over the last decade.
Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction
Why are some countries rich and others poor? In 1500, global income differences were small, but disparities have grown dramatically since Columbus reached America. In this Very Short Introduction, Robert C. Allen shows how the interplay of geography, globalization, technological change, and economic policy has determined the wealth and poverty of nations.