"Process of global integration in which diverse people, economies, cultures and political processes are increasingly subjected to international influences" (Migdley, 1997). Economic interdependence Cultural interdependence Political interdepe
• Is the United States
• Madam President
• In 2008?
• Hillary Clinton
• Beijing, China 1995
• “If there is one message that echoes
forth from this conference, it is that
human rights are women’s rights and
Defining poverty is not easy.
How do you define poverty? Is it low annual income? Is it lack of freedom to do what you want? Is it deprivation? Who is responsible for poverty?
Less than having an objectively defined minimum (basic
Divided into United Nations and its agencies World Bank and International Monetary Fund Non-governmental agencies
International social welfare organizations focus primarily on development and/or promotion of human rights.
As we have d
What do you know about international adoption?
How do social workers get involved in international adoptions?
In 2005, 22,728 children were adopted by an American family. Of those, 7,906 were adopted from China. 4,639 were adopted fr
Globally, 33.2 million individuals are living with HIV/AIDS. 2.5 million individuals were infected with the disease in 2007.
68 % of all people living with the disease live in Sub-Saharan Africa.
In the United States, 1,185,000 individuals ar
What is health?
How do you define it? What are the most important health issues in the world?
A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity (World Health Organization). The Uni
Childhood is "time for children to be in school and at play, to grow strong and confident with the love and encouragement of their family and an extended community of caring adults. It is a precious time in which children should live free from fear
By 2050, there will be more older persons (60 and older) than there are young (under 15). Population aging affects everyone everywhere as it shifts the balance in society and the ratio of the working to retired. It is not going anywhere, the tr
Lauren Thomas September 17, 2007
Media Analysis on The Notebook After watching the movie The Notebook I decided to analyze Noah Calhoun an older Caucasian male in his seventies. Every elderly person experiences biological changes when getting older