Ch 11: MTTC Political Science: Global Issues

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Complete the activities of this chapter to strengthen your understanding of an array of important global issues. Engaging video lessons are used to cover topics that will appear on your MTTC Political Science test.

MTTC Political Science: Global Issues - Chapter Summary

Get ready for the MTTC Political Science test by brushing up on the global issues discussed in this chapter. Upon completion of the lessons, you should be prepared for any exam items dealing with the following:

  • Kinds of global health concerns
  • Types of global environmental issues
  • Global sustainability and population issues
  • Politics surrounding energy resources
  • Population growth in poverty-stricken nations
  • Different migration matters
  • Issues concerning human trafficking and slavery
  • The security dilemma
  • The stages of genocide

After watching a video lesson, check your understanding of the content by completing the accompanying practice quiz. From the results of your assessments, you will be able to find any topics you don't know and then return to the lessons via the video tags to improve your understanding of them.

11 Lessons in Chapter 11: MTTC Political Science: Global Issues
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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.

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