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School Price: $172.95

384 pp.
various illustrations, 9.25" x 10"


Publication date:
May 2007

Imprint: OUP Canada

Living in a Globalizing World

Student Book

Pamela Perry-Globa, Peter Weeks, Victor Zelinski, David Yoshida and Jill Colyer

Living in a Globalizing World explores the origins of globalization, the implications of economic globalization and the impact of globalization on lands, cultures, human rights and quality of life. Using an inquiry model of analysis and a engaging, varied and accessible presentation of content, Living in a Globalizing World encourages students to be aware of their capability to effect changes in their communities, in Canada's pluralistic society and the world. Components include a Student Text, a Teacher's Resource and an Online Resource Centre.

Readership : Grade 10 Social Studies students in Alberta

Unit One: Relationships Between Globalization, Identity and Culture
1. Expressing Culture and Identity
2. Technologies' Influences: Media and Communications
3. American Popular Culture
4. Global Opportunities
5. Global Challenges to Cultures & Identities
6. Canadian Promotion of Cultures & Languages
Unit Two: European Imperialism and Historical Globalization
7. Cultural Contact and Interchange of Ideas
8. Nineteenth Century European Imperialism
9. Historical Globalization and Imperialism
10. Legacies of Imperialism
11. Consequences of Imperialism
12. Redressing Imperialism
Unit Three: Economic and Environmental Implications and Consequences of Globalization
13. Continuing Economic Impacts
14. Economic Globalization
15. People and Their Environments
16. Environmental Impacts of Globalization
17. Challenges and Opportunities of Economic Globalization
18. Global Sustainability and Prosperity
Unit Four: Quality of Life Issues in a Globalizing World
19. Understanding Quality of Life
20. Children and Youth of the World
21. Women of the World
22. Human Rights in a Globalizing World
23. Communities in a Globalizing World
24. Global Opportunities and Challenges
25. Responsibilities in a Globalizing World
26. Quality of Life: Global Opportunities and Challenges

Companion Site
Teacher's Resource Book

Pamela Perry-Globa is a well known Alberta educator. She is also the author of the Teacher's Resource for Facing the Future and a co-author of Twentieth Century Viewpoints, 2e.

Perspectives on Nationalism - Craig Harding, Tom Smith, John Meston, David Yoshida, Edited by Barbara Muirhead, Edited by Heather Sangster, and others
Perspectives on Globalization - Pamela Perry-Globa, Peter Weeks, Victor Zelinski, David Yoshida and Jill Colyer
Perspectives on Ideology - John Fielding, Matt Christison, Craig Harding, John Meston, Tom Smith and Doug Zook
Project Manager Jessica Pegis
Understandings of Ideologies - Debbie Noesgaard, David Yoshida, Rachel Colless, John Fielding and Laura Phui
Project Manager Jessica Pegis

Special Features

  • Complete Integrated Skills Development Program allows students to develop skills in context
  • Students are introduced to each skill, which is then developed and practised within the context of the chapter content
  • Reflect and Analyze -- End of chapter activities offering the student the opportunity to apply the skills they have learned throughout the chapter
  • High interest features that will engage your students include:
  • Chapter Focus, Inquiry Focus, Think About It, Perspectives, FastFact, Explore the Issues, Job Link, Case Study