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  Case Study: From Revolutions to Elections, the Arab Autumn

This analysis will compare and contrast the unique and shared challenges facing Arab countries as they transition to democracy.

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  What Spain Thinks About Globalization

Spain is the third largest country in Europe, located in southwestern Europe with a population of roughly 46 million people.1 Famous for its sunny beaches perennially popular with northern Europeans, it is also rich in cultural and economic resources. After …

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  It’s All About Jobs

The United States has barely recovered from the financial crisis and Europe will soon face a sovereign debt crisis. Unemployment has reached an average 9.9 percent in Europe in June 2011, but ranges from four percent in Austria to twenty-one …

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  The Globalization of Luxury

An Internet search for luxury goods will lead to stories about designers educating the Chinese public about the history of fashion to make them better consumers, an important task since China is the fastest growing luxury market in the world. …

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  Globalization of Parenting

With an economy in the doldrums and worries over the rise of the Chinese economy, the United States is primed and ready for a conversation on academic preparedness. The release of Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, was …

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  Fallout from Japan’s Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster

Sadly, responses to natural disasters often highlight the best and the worst of globalization. Unfortunately, the aftermath of the March 11th earthquake and tsunami that hit northern Japan serves as a perfect case-study to examine the role of globalization in …

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  What South Africa Thinks about Globalization

  South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world. The country is struggling to bring restitution to its black majority, while developing itself economically. While equal access to schooling was guaranteed in 1996 Schools Act, access …

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  Education Destinations: The Globalization of Higher Education

More and more students are choosing to pursue their higher education in foreign countries. In some cases, this trend has created significant economic impact; hence, more and more countries are looking to attract foreign students to their institutions of higher …

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  Booksellers’ Evolution in a Globalizing World

  Border’s recent bankruptcy announcement was a sign that the arrival of the e-book has permanently changed the industry. No longer can major booksellers survive just selling physical books. Border’s had no proprietary e-Reading device and relied on Amazon to …

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  Global Aging Crisis

The number of old people (over 60) is expected to grow from six hundred million in 2000 to two billion in 2050. At this time, eighty percent of this population will be living in developing countries. One major change is …

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