Human Development Index

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  • The Importance Of The WTO Movement

    Three Days in December: Resistance within the Ministerial “Seattle” had entered the annals of history before the tear gas faded from the skies over Capitol Hill. Yet, on the morning of December 1, as the national news programs were showing scenes of mayhem from the previous night, delegates arrived for the ministerial ensconced within a city effectively under martial law. Curfew had been imposed, the main streets were patrolled by phalanxes of National Guardsmen, and activists that marched…

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  • Case Study 4: The Fragile State Index: Nigeria

    that impedes development, erodes governmental legitimacy and minimizes the ability of government to reduce poverty, provide essential social services and infrastructure…

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  • Early Childhood Development Research Paper

    Research Analysis Both developed and developing nations around the world have experienced some degree of unfortunate fetal and early childhood development based upon the food and agriculture associated in that nation. The food, agriculture, and soil in developed and developing countries can cause damaging birth defects upon pregnant women and the physical development of early childhood. This topic can of great conflict, for the keen natural resources needed for the survival of both the mother…

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  • John Mcneil's Something New Under The Sun

    I have been learning about the effects that humans have on the environment since elementary school. We were taught "reduce, reuse, recycle", and to turn off the sink while brushing our teeth. It has never occurred to me until reading these past week 's readings that humans were having such an effect on the earth that it warranted a whole new era: the Anthropocene. John McNeil was an author in both of this week 's readings, and I felt his style to be an practical one when communicating with his…

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  • African Culture: From Corruption To Change

    African Culture: From Corruption to Change According to Transparency International, within the continent of Africa, the majority of countries (vast majority) slant towards the bottom of the scale of corruption, with Somalia and South Sudan having the lowest ratings of all the countries, yet other countries are thriving such as Batswana and Namibia. (Transparency International, 2014) Among the issues facing many of these countries is the issues of abject poverty, poor government infrastructure,…

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  • Challenges Of Globalization Analysis

    the time or place. This now is a global era and flow of information is swift and with very little restriction. Every news is up to date to almost every people. Globalization intended countries to dissolve their borders, un-restriction of trade, development of free tariff zone and advancement of technology. Thus, globalization has become inevitable and has turn out to be one of the most talked about academic subjects. Globalization is actually a process…

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  • Maasai And Zulu Ethnic Groups

    My ethnic groups are Maasai from Kenya and Zulu from South Africa. Maasai is the smallest ethnic group in Kenya, they make up only 0.7% of the population, but they are the most well-known tribe in Kenya. Zulu is the largest ethnic group in South Africa, which make up approximately 22% percent of the population. Furthermore, the Maasai and the Zulu are two different ethnic groups in two different countries, however, there some similarities in them. This paper will focus on the culture and…

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  • Measuring Inequality

    disadvantages of measuring inequality using surveys. I am going to this by paying reference to a variety of sources and critiquing them such as ‘World Health Organisation’ (WHO), the World Happiness Index (WHI), the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development (OECD). Firstly, before I discuss how we can use surveys to measure inequality, firstly we must understand what equality is. “The state of being equal, especially in status, rights and…

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  • Neocolonialism And Poverty

    To understand how poverty came about in today’s reality, we are required to look back, at least five hundred years ago, when the Europeans adventures themselves, sailing around the globe. They hoped to find places, colonies, that they could use as means to sustain themselves, whether by exchanging goods, like they did with India, or by carelessly exploring the resources, like they did to Brazil. The creation of colonies led European nations to accumulate wealth on the expenses of the countries…

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  • Globalization: The Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx

    Within about half a century, the economic development of various major regions on this planet have seen tumultuous change not yet seen in the past millenniums, with overall positive result. This of course came from policies after the second World War which include reduction of global trade restrictions, more open international diplomacy, and increased telecommunications; which can be summed up as a process called globalization. By these means, here has also come several externalities which were…

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