Thus, I draw on an educational interpretation of the term “Southern Exposure” to suggest that Northerners — people like myself and many of my students —need more and better exposure to the ideas and experiences of the Global South.
Author: Barbara P. Thomas-Slayter
Publisher: Kumarian Press
Category: Political Science
* An issues-based approach to global change from a Southern perspective * A popular introductory text on contemporary development issues * A great companion to John Isbister’s Promises Not Kept * Replete with illustrative case studies In this era of rapid globalization, increasing poverty and inequality are creating fertile fields for anger, despair, and violence. This introductory text addresses key political and economic challenges facing Southern countries as they engage with the global system. Through the eyes of ordinary people in the Global South, such as small farmers in Kenya and garment workers in Bangladesh, Thomas-Slayter identifies critical issues that will shape twenty-first century development.