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The World
A Third World Guide 1995/96
A publication by Instituto Del Tercer Mundo
Enquiries to Third World Network
ISBN: 0 88598 291 8 624 pages 19.4x26.9cm US$50.00

For Third World Guide 1997/98, click here guide Third World Guide 1997/98

Facts, Figures, Opinions:
 

*Updated information of 217 nations, including all UN members and those struggling for independence
*Unique information on the new Central Asian, Eastern and Central European countries
*Maps, graphs, statistics

The alternative almanac for a changing planet
 

*A country-by-country compendium of history, society and politics from a Southern perspective
*In-depth analysis of key global issues: the politics of poverty; the population controversy; the free trade debate; monocultures vs. viodiversity; the debt trap; the urban problem...
*Covering the global decision-making process: the Uruguay Round of GATT; the World Summit on Social Development; the UN conferences on women, environment, population, human rights, children and habitat
*An authoritative reference that doesn't ignore women, environment, culture, indigenous peoples
*Global and national statistics on economy and society. The World as seen by the Third world
*A co-operative effort incorporating input from a worldwide network of hundreds of researchers, journalists and citizen groups at the local level, coordinated by the Third World Institute in Uruguay
*Published regularly since 1979, the first global reference book produced in the Third World has become an invaluable key to understanding world issues from a southern perspective.

CONTENTS

Preface
Index to Countries
A View From the South

Global Village/Global Problems
 

Demography
Food
Health
Education
Childhood
Labor
Housing
Debt
Biodiversity
Human Rights

Global Solutions
 

Trade
Bretton Woods
Transnations
Structural Adjustment
Aid

GATT/WTO
 

United Nations
World Summits

Crisis of "Globalism"
 

50 Years is Enough!
New Global Order in Crisis
Steps Towards Democratisation

Countries of the World
The Globe/A Full Colour World Map
Blibiography
Alphabetical Index

 


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