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Terrorism

Alex Woolf
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Alex Woolf

Global Issues: Terrorism considers the definition of terrorism, its history from the French Revolution, its causes, and its human and economic impact. The various responses to terrorism, the new forms it may take in the future, for example relating to animal rights and environmental concerns, and the media's role in reporting on and even perpetuating terrorism, are also taken into account.

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Human Trafficking

Kaye Stearman
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Kaye Stearman

Global Issues: Human Trafficking considers the definition of human trafficking, its history and its causes, including a case study of gangmaster Lin Liang Ren, convicted in the Morecambe Bay cockle picker case. The impact of human traffiking, the various responses to it, and human trafficking in the media are also taken into account.

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Aids

Katie Dicker
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Katie Dicker

Global Issues: AIDS considers the definition and causes of AIDS, the history of the virus, and its human, social and economic impact. The various responses to AIDS at national and international levels, the future of AIDS, and AIDS in the media are also taken into account.

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Globalisation

Harriet Mcgregor
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Harriet Mcgregor

Global Issues: Globalisation considers the definition of globalisation, its history, its economic, social and technological causes and its political and environmental impact. The various responses to globalisation, its massive effect on our future, and the media's role in reporting on globalisation at a time of conglomeration within the media industry itself, are also taken into account.

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Fundamentalism

Sean Connolly
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Sean Connolly

Global Issues: Fundamentalism considers the definition of fundamentalism including the Muslim and Christian forms, its history, its causes, including case studies of Osama bin Laden and Abu Hamza, and its social, political and economic impact. The various responses to fundamentalism, its forms in the future, and the media's role in reporting on it, are also taken into account.

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