Ch 10: AEPA: Global Issues in Political Science

About This Chapter

Let us show you the important points in regard to global political science issues in preparation for the AEPA Political Science/American Government Exam. These video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you a number of different ways to study what you need to know so you can correctly answer the questions on the test.

AEPA Political Science/American Government: Global Issues in Political Science - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter as part of your approach to studying Global Issues in Political Science for the AEPA Political Science/American Government Exam. The videos go over all the important content you should review, specifically:

  • Global health issues
  • Global environmental issues
  • Views on global sustainability
  • Energy resource politics
  • Issues around global population
  • Migration
  • Human trafficking and slavery
  • Threats to human security
  • War crimes and genocide
  • Weapons proliferation

Our expert instructors present all the content you need to revisit in a way that is clear and compelling. By having several approaches to the material, you are exposed to it more than once, making studying more efficient and retention easier.

Objectives of the AEPA Political Science/American Government Exam Chapter

The AEPA Political Science/American Government exam assesses your knowledge and comprehension of all aspects of political science and American government. Your score will determine your eligibility for a teacher's license in the state of Arizona. The lessons in this Global issues in Political Science chapter fall within Subarea II: Political Thought, Comparative Government, and International Relations, which comprise 21% of the test questions. You can practice answering this type of question by taking the self-assessment quizzes that come after the video lessons.

The AEPA Political Science/American Government Exam is a computer-based-test (CBT) with 100 selected-response questions. You will read passages and questions, and then see several possible response alternatives presented. From these, you must select the correct answer.

11 Lessons in Chapter 10: AEPA: Global Issues in Political Science
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Types of Global Health Issues

1. Types of Global Health Issues

The following lesson will define what a global health issue is and discuss the cause for their spreading, as well as provide examples of major global health issues. A short quiz will follow the lesson.

Global Environmental Issues: Types & Treaties

2. Global Environmental Issues: Types & Treaties

The following lesson defines and then discusses examples of global environmental issues, such as global climate change and pollution. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

Differing Viewpoints on Global Sustainability

3. Differing Viewpoints on Global Sustainability

The following lesson will define the issue of the Earth's limited capacity to support a growing global population and the differing viewpoints as to how it can be solved. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check for your understanding.

The Politics of Energy Resources: Conservation, Efficiency, & Renewable Energy

4. The Politics of Energy Resources: Conservation, Efficiency, & Renewable Energy

The following lesson addresses the global dependence on non-renewable sources of energy and the politics behind trying to move towards renewable sources. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

Global Population Issues, Concerns & Politics

5. Global Population Issues, Concerns & Politics

The following lesson will cover the issue of global population trends and the resulting concerns. We'll explore concepts like carrying capacity, how developed and developing countries differ, and how some cultures and governments affect this issue.

Poverty, Carrying Capacity, Population Growth & Sustainability

6. Poverty, Carrying Capacity, Population Growth & Sustainability

Worldwide poverty is a large issue. In this lesson, we will explore how poverty influences population growth rates and how these things relate to carrying capacity and global sustainability.

Political Issues of Migration: Border Security & Political Asylum

7. Political Issues of Migration: Border Security & Political Asylum

The following lesson will discuss the political issues of migration and its causes, including border security and political asylum. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

Global Human Trafficking and Slavery Issues

8. Global Human Trafficking and Slavery Issues

The following lesson addresses the combination of forced labor and global migration, which has led to the modern issues of human trafficking and slavery. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

The Global Threat to Human Security & the Security Dilemma

9. The Global Threat to Human Security & the Security Dilemma

The following lesson describes the steps nations take to secure their borders, as well as threats to national security that come in the form of terrorism and violent crime. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

Crimes of War & the Genocide Convention

10. Crimes of War & the Genocide Convention

The following lesson will cover how crimes of war and genocide are identified, as well as the steps taken to prevent them from reoccurring. A short quiz will follow to check your understanding.

Weapons Proliferation: Concerns & Actions

11. Weapons Proliferation: Concerns & Actions

The following lesson will cover the increase in weapons production worldwide, as well as the concerns and actions the global community has in response. A short quiz will follow the lesson.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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