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  What Japan Thinks About Globalization

 Japan ranks as the world’s 3rd largest economy and is a leader in the fields of IT-related industries, automobiles, and animation. For many years, Japan used the seniority system and hired workers for “life;” this system functioned well until the …

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  Case Study: Illicit Drugs and Globalization

Unfortunately, there are very few issues that thoroughly relate to every aspect of globalization. International trade in illicit goods, such as drugs, weapons, and body parts, is one of them. These industries have been around since the dawn of time …

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  Subprime Mortgage Crisis and the Globalization of Real Estate

When Dow Jones hit a record 14,000 for the first time on July 19th 2007 and then dropped to below 13,000 by August 15th, 2007, investors around the world knew a crisis was brewing. The U.S. housing bubble, categorized by …

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  Darfur: A Case Study

  Introduction Sudan’s Background and History Sudan’s History of War The Darfur Conflict Darfur–Measuring the Humanitarian Crisis International Reaction International Sanctions International Interests International Intervention Possible Reasons for the Darfur Conflict How to Proceed? Internet Resources Introduction The Darfur conflict …

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  The World’s Game: Football

A Sport with Universal Appeal What sport has the power to create a significant loss of business productivity in England,1 threaten to have half the workers in the Czech Republic to call in sick,2 or create peace in war-torn Ivory …

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  Job Insecurity and the Welfare State in a Globalized World

Protests Erupt in France : The Backlash Against the First Employment Contract On April 10, 2006, French President Jacques Chirac surrendered to public pressure and withdrew the First Employment Contract (known as the CPE in French) after days of protests …

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  The Globalization of Obesity

Before globalization, the foods people ate were local and seasonal. Due to trade, maize from Mexico became the staple food of eastern and southern Africa. Wheat from the Middle East became the dominant crop in North America. Rice from Asia …

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  September 2005 UN Report on Global Migration Facility

In the last 20 years, the number of international migrants around the world has increased 200 percent from 100 to 200 million per year. Migrants have more difficulty than permanent residents, in the country of destination, accessing services such as …

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  European Integration and the Proposed EU Constitution in a Globalized World

The foundations of the European Union (EU) lie in the European Coal and Steel Community, established in 1951 among France, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, and Belgium.1 It was believed that creating such an economic and commercial interdependence between former World …

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  U.S. State Department Report on Trafficking Produces Changes

    Published on :09-25-2004 As a result of intense U.S. political pressure, President George W. Bush was able to announce on September 10, 2004 that four countries—Bangladesh, Ecuador, Guyana, and Sierra Leone—have avoided sanctions due to their serious new …

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