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  What Brazil Thinks About Globalization

Brazil is the largest and most populous country in South America, has the 8th largest economy in the world,1 is celebrating its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, and is planning to the host the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics. …

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  What the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Thinks About Globalization

  Dubai Skyline The United Arab Emirates is composed of seven states: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujairah. Each of the seven states is ruled by an Emir. This federation of states joined together to …

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  What Oman Thinks About Globalization

Oman’s development has followed a different path than other countries in the region. Oil was only discovered in the mid-1960s. Financial constraints and political instability further hampered economic development until the 1980s. Oman transformed itself from a developing country to …

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  What Qatar Thinks About Globalization

  Qatar is a small peninsular country, bordered by Saudi Arabia, and ruled by Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Known as the home of Al Jazeera, Qatar is seeking to become the center for education in the region. …

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  New U.S. Legislation Brings Debate Over For-Profit Educational Institutions to the Forefront

Proposed U.S. legislation to limit federal funding to for-profit education institutions has sparked a national debate on the role of for-profit educational providers. The proposed rules would link U.S. student aid eligibility to former students’ salaries and debt repayment rates. …

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  What Nordic Countries Think About Globalization

  Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland) are amongst the richest countries in the world. These countries share a similar philosophical approach to governance and distribution of wealth. In all aspects of governance, consensus-building is very important for …

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  What Greece Thinks About Globalization

Greece, a European country in the Mediterranean, known for its ancient culture, beautiful landscapes, and delicious food, provides a rather complex case study on globalization. Its turbulent modern history includes: a civil war between communist and anticommunist forces in the …

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  Jihadist Teachings and Controversy over Embracing Conservative Islam in Universities

The controversy in the Arab world over funding and promoting Islamic extremism and ultimately exporting this form of jihadist education is alive and well in an age in which terrorism is proliferating. Islamic universities have found themselves under siege as …

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  What Malaysia Thinks About Globalization

Located in South East Asia, Malaysia, a former British colony is a constitutional monarchy, headed by a King and also governed by bicameral Parliament consisting of a non-elected upper house and an elected lower house. This multicultural country of more …

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  Virtual Jobs

What will the workplace of the future look like? Will it be an extension of the present, with a physical office space and a team of workers, including telecommuters, temporary workers, and outsourced support staff, and the workers who toil at …

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