Shawn Smallman is professor of international and global
studies at Portland State University.
Kimberley Brown is professor of applied linguistics and international and global studies at Portland State University.
"As a citizen, you will face complex global issues, from trade to war, commanding your attention and calling for you to make decisions. One goal of this text is to help you critically reflect on global issues and identify the contexts where your loyalty, responsibility, and connection to others will make a difference. . . . A global perspective changes not just what you think but what you do.""- From the Introduction