Crisis in the Crimea
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High-Stakes Testing: A comparison of policies in the U.S., Finland, and South Korea
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Sochi 2014: Russia, Globalization, and the Olympics
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Seeking Justice: International Parental-Child Abduction
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A Latin American Reset: Ten Elections in Thirteen Months
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  • Crisis in the Crimea
  • High-Stakes Testing: A comparison of policies in the U.S., Finland, and South Korea
  • Sochi 2014: Russia, Globalization, and the Olympics
  • Seeking Justice: International Parental-Child Abduction
  • A Latin American Reset: Ten Elections in Thirteen Months

What Is globalization?
Is it the integration of economic,globalization definition political, and cultural systems across the globe? Or is it the dominance of developed countries in decision-making, at the expense of poorer, less powerful nations? Is globalization a force for economic growth, prosperity, and democratic freedom? Or is it a force for environmental devastation, exploitation of the developing world, and suppression of human rights? Does globalization only benefit the rich or can the poor take advantage of it to improve their well-being?

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Globalization101.org is dedicated to providing students with information and interdisciplinary learning opportunities on this complex phenomenon. Our goal is to challenge you to think about many of the controversies surrounding globalization and to promote an understanding of the trade-offs and dilemmas facing policy-makers.