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The Importance Of Foreign Aid : Third World Poverty

- April Jin Mrs. Hinner LNG 341 19 November 2014 The Importance of Foreign Aid Third world poverty prevails as one of the most pressing problems in today’s generation. The term “third world countries” alone is defined as a group of countries that is immensely populous but immensely poor at the same time (Babauta). According to Babauta, nearly ten million children die before their fifth birthday— that is one child every three seconds who dies from easily treatable diseases and problems. Wealthy nations complain about their own issues and how they need to focus on their own people rather than offering help to suffering nations, when in reality, prosperous nations, such as the United States, are...   [tags: Poverty, Country classifications, Third World]

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Paradigm Altered : Third World No Longer Applies

- PARADIGM ALTERED: THIRD WORLD NO LONGER APPLIES Wow. Unbelievable. Were the exclamations that escaped my cousin’s lips. A year ago, my cousin went to Jamaica. Upon her arrival at our home she was appalled by the contrast between the first standard of living versus a third world view, and the reality that she observed while touring the island. The general outlook did not match her expectations - it superseded what had been anticipated. There was an image painted in her mind of poverty - a panorama of wooden houses, zinc shacks, garbage not taken cared of, rutted potholes in the roads, and low lifestyles....   [tags: Third World, First World, Country classifications]

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Third World Short Story as National Allegory

- Third World Short Story as National Allegory Fredric Jameson's 1986 essay "Third-World Literature in an Era of Multinational Capitalism," declares that unlike the literatures of the First World, Third World Literatures are necessarily national allegories. "Third World texts," Jameson argues, "even those which are seemingly private and invested with a properly libidinal dynamic, necessarily project a political dimension in the form of national allegory; the story of the private individual destiny is always an allegory of the embattled situation of the public third world culture and society....   [tags: Third World Literature Papers]

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Eradicate Poverty in the Third World

- Poverty currently affects over half of the world population. It does not only have physical and mental effects on the body. It is “the state of having little to no money and few to no material possessions” (Canada Space Dictionary, 2014). There are several internal and external elements that are endorsed by personal, national and the global community to help eradicate poverty in the Third World. Some examples include our individual charitable donations, celebrity endorsements, government organizations, the World Bank, and the United Nations 80,000 Hours; ONE; Patterson & CRC Staff, 2012; United Nations; World Bank, 2013....   [tags: threats, world peace, bono]

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The Third World : The Second World

- The Third World In my opinion, the ‘Third World’ is consisting of all the developing countries in the global south. I made a mistake in the original paper I wrote at the beginning of our class, that I thought Mao first gave the definition of the ‘Third World’. And according to him, the whole Asian countries except Japan, the whole Africa except South Africa, and the whole Latin America, were called as ‘the Third World’. But as I learned in “What was the Third World....   [tags: Africa, Black people, Slavery]

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The Invisible Revolution in the Third World

- We all know that the Spain ruled pretty much whole Latin America for decades. Peru was one of the countries which became the principal source of Spanish wealth and power in South America. The Spanish captured the Incan capital at Cuzco by 1533 and they fully establish their control in Peru by 1542. Francisco Pizarro became the viceroyalty and important figure in the Peruvian history because he was one of the most distinguished and aristocratic colonial capitals and the chief Spanish stronghold in the Americas (along with Mexico City)....   [tags: Spain, Latin America, South America, Central]

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Government Corruption in the Third World

- People in third world country’s suffer under the hands of their corrupt leaders things like this happen in the united states, but they are not as noticeable as they are elsewhere. In third world countries like Syria, there is a lot of injustice in many things especially in the government. In certain instances, they call themselves a democracy and don't let their people vote in important decisions. Government corruption is a huge problem that needs to be solved and even though you don't know it, it effects everything you do....   [tags: injustice, suffering, party leaders]

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India as a Third World Country

- India is one of the few Third World countries that have managed to achieve substantial economic growth. A country that was once an example of underdevelopment is now seen as a potential future economic power. India has nowadays some of the biggest megalopolis is the world, has developed an enormous service sector and its cheap labor as well as their stable democratic record provide an incentive for foreign investment in the country. However, this economic growth is not correlated with the improvement in human conditions....   [tags: developing nations with high economic growth]

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Third World Democracy and Media

- When I was a kid I wanted to be a cricketer or an astronaut. An unusually high backlift contributed to the demise of my juvenile cricketing career. (I still harbor hopes of being a part-time astronaut). I withdrew to a life of reading. A sense of the wider world gradually imprinted itself upon me. In my adolescence I turned, I now realize, an idealist. Perhaps that explains my trying to start an unmanned Honesty Cafe (I lost my investment ) and actually trying to sell my angsty, somewhat dubious poetry (with surprising success)....   [tags: personal experience, power to inform]

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Developing the Third World

- Promoting the development of the ‘Third World’ is a constant goal of the United Nations and other enterprises aiming to promote equality amongst humankind. However to promote development, the issue of mass poverty must first be addressed. Poverty is a constant problem, which exists in various levels and forms within our society and the world. At the current poverty threshold of $1.25 a day, the Word Bank estimates that around 25%, of the population in developing nations, live below the poverty line (United Nations, 2009)....   [tags: Microfinance, United Nations, Enterprises]

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Third World Cinema

- What is Third World Cinema. Third world Cinema is a project that has guided filmmakers through the regions of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Third World cinema involves factors such as economic, cultural, and social. Third world cinema expresses issues, problems and emotions that no other cinema expresses. Third World cinema makes you become critical viewers. The book “Third World Film Making and the West”, talks about Frantz Fanon a writer whose work relate to third world cinema. Frantz Fanon illustrated three stages of national cultural....   [tags: Films, African American, cinema expression]

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Third World Development

- Within the last 60 years, Third World development has been a global priority, at the top of virtually every Western agenda. And with the rise of the global population and poverty levels continuing to rise along with it, it is very easy to see why human development is becoming such a topic of focus and discussion among members of the academia. But one question that everyone wants the answer too is, how does Third World development fit into Globalization. Despite apparent compatibility, when closely examined it is clear to see that Globalization actually contradicts Third World development due to the conflict of agendas....   [tags: Globalization, Underdevlopment]

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Third World Sweatshops

- Third World Sweatshops Large corporations such as Nike, Gap, and Reebok and many others from the United States have moved their factories to undeveloped nations; barely pay their employees enough to live on. Countries such as China, Indonesia, and Haiti have readily abundant cheap labor. There should be labor laws or an obligation of respecting workers to provide decent working conditions, fair wages, and safety standards. To begin with, improve their working conditions. Promulgated mental and physical abuses sweatshops don’t delivered alleviate poverty....   [tags: Large Corporations, Nike, Reebok, United States]

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Globalization and the Exploitation of Third World Women

- Globalization has had a significant impact on the lives of women in the developing nations, which we will further examine in the two countries – Bangladesh and Kenya. In this paper, Globalization is defined as “a complex economic, political, cultural, and geographic process in which the mobility of capital, organizations, ideas, discourses, and people has taken a global or transnational form (Valentine Moghadam 1999). Globalization has more negative effects on women in third world countries such as Kenya and Bangladesh....   [tags: Outsourcing, Offshoring, Free Trade]

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The Plight of Third World Child Laborers

- You wake up bright and early at 6:00 in the morning to the stark sound of factory alarms, after sleeping on the floor in a room inundated with people. Quickly, you head off to work in the dismal, rundown, sneaker or clothing sweatshop. You take your place on the line, receive your unattainable daily quota for production, and get to work. Conditions are deplorable and injuries are commonplace. Hours feel like centuries, as you work straight until 11 with only brief breaks for lunch and dinner. Unable to reach your production quota, you must stay longer to finish your daily production, or else pay the fines for uncompleted work....   [tags: Human Rights]

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Children in the Third World

- Children in the Third World We live in an imperfect world where poverty is a reality. Forty thousand children die per year of starvation. Over 1 billion cities face unemployment and poverty day to day. Three-fourth's of the world's largest poverty population live in the Third World Countries, which includes underdeveloped countries, mainly Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Originally the term "Third World" meant all those not supporting communism and the Western countries. Now, it is a term used to describe the poor countries of the world....   [tags: World Poverty Essays]

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Medical Practices in Third World Countries

- The Global Health Council, in its article Infectious Diseases cites “poverty, lack of access to health care, antibiotic resistance, evolving human migration patterns, new infectious agents, and changing environmental and developmental activities” as the contributing agents of the widespread of disease within third-world nation. While these agents are unquestionable in their own right, one more agent – that can possibly be derived from the above agents – needs to be added to their ranks. This agent is the lack of faith in western medical system within third-world nations....   [tags: Medical Practice]

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Working Condition of Third World Countries

- In the United States many people complain about how much work they do during a week. Many people also complain about how they are not being treated fairly in the workforce, people talk about the low pay, or their boss having an attitude. People in America aren't grateful for their safety in the workforce. They aren't grateful for having a right where there job can be held liable if something bad happen to them while in the workforce. They aren't being force to work with hazardous products like many third world people are being forced....   [tags: workforce, sweatshops, rebellion, salary]

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Color Symbolism And Third World Religious Life

- Annotated Bibliography Baltazar, Eulalio R. "Color Symbolism and Third-World Religious Life." The Journal of the Interdenominational Theological Center 7.2 (1980): 101-110. ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials. Web. 28 Aug. 2015. Eulalio R. Baltazar is a philosophy professor at the University of the District of Colombia. With a focus on theology, his works consider religious transcendence in today’s scientific world. This journal article debates Western religious tradition and the negative identity that has been given to the color black....   [tags: Western world, Western culture, Taoism, Culture]

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The Third World

- The Third World The Third World has undergone an intense transformation over the past century. It has encountered the slow progression from a traditional society to the brink of modernization. Two of the most influential components of this extensive transformation are leadership and ideology. They have left an indelible mark on the Third World and have helped to define the direction of this revolution and its influence on the rest of the modern world. Third World leadership has played a significant role in the success and implementation of reform which has resulted in the legitimacy and stabilization of governments....   [tags: Society Leadership Governmental Essays]

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The IMF, World Bank, and Third World Debt Crisis

- “I sit on a man's back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means – except by getting off his back." (Tolstoy qtd in Jere-Malanda 2). This is a quote by the famous Russian author and philosopher Leo Tolstoy, and it perfectly depicts the current world situation; how those in developed countries say that they will do all they can to help those in the third world, and at the same time make their situation much worse....   [tags: Economics]

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The Impact of Imperialism on the Third World

- The Impact of Imperialism on the Third World The term "imperialism" carries with it many (perhaps rightfully attributed) negative connotations: slavery, subjugation, genocide, et cetera. Webster's Unabridged Dictionary defines it as: "The policy… of seeking… the extension of the control, dominion, or empire of a nation, as by the acquirement of new, especially distant, territory or dependencies." Now one knows what it literally is and what it may entail, and thus, further inquiry into the subject of its "good"-ness or "bad"-ness may entail, from the perspective of the conquered....   [tags: Papers]

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Technological Development And The Third World

- Technological Development and the Third World TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT AND THE THIRD WORLD I wonder if people in Third World countries know that they are considered the "Third World?" Do they use that term in reference to themselves. Do they have any perception of the comparison, judgment and bias that goes into that statement. I'd like to think that they don't. In the film about the Ladack people that we watched in class, it was mentioned that they didn't have a word for poverty....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Child Labor in the Third World

- Child Labor in the Third World The problem of child labor has become an ever-increasing concern among many nations. Many of the worst child labor offenses take place in Third World countries. Throughout these nations, children are being forced to work long hours in terrible conditions for little or no money. To fully understand child labor, one needs to address the reasons for supporting and opposing child labor, its effect on underdeveloped countries’ economies and the child laborers, and what is being done to combat child labor....   [tags: Slavery Politics Working Essays]

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The Third World Nation of Venezuela

- THE THIRD WORLD NATION OF VENEZUELA Venezuela, officially Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is the sixth largest country in South America, unique in landscape, flora, fauna, and wild life that rival the larger nations in South America. In fact, due to it's uniqueness, Venezuela is as much a Caribbean country as it is a South American one. Geography & Climate: Venezuela lies at the northern extreme of South America, bordered by Columbia to the West, Brazil to the South, Guyana to the East, and the Caribbean Sea to the North....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Diseases in Third World Countries

- Diseases in Third World Countries Nowadays, infectious diseases are responsible for more than 13 million deaths a year; over the next hour alone, 1 500 people will die from an infectious disease, and over half of them will be children under five. In developing countries, one over two deaths is caused by an infectious disease. In this essay I will talk about the main diseases responsible for deaths in third world countries, what helps to eradicate them and what are the obstacles to this eradication....   [tags: Papers]

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Opportunities and Challenges in Marketing in Third World Nations

- Marketing in Third world nations – Opportunities and Challenges Anthony O’Sullivan, Marie-Estelle Rey and Jorge Galvez Mendez, 2011 discusses the opportunities and challenges of marketing in the third world nations. The revolutions and protests to get economic and political freedom that arise in Egypt and Tunisia spread across the region to Libya and other nations. This protests ended the regime of Muammar Qadaffi of Libya, Hosni Mubarak of Egypt and Ben Ali of Tunisia etc. These protests led to the opportunities in political and economic system in these regions....   [tags: inflation, exports, imports, source]

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urbanization in third world countries

- Urbanization and its effect on third world living conditions Urbanization is the spreading of cities into less populated agricultural areas. Most people would not think that this is necessarily a problem. They would say that it is good that the “developing countries” were becoming more developed. With urbanization comes factories and more jobs, so the people can make more money and be happier. Right. The problem is that these people must sacrifice their traditional lifestyles, for this new “Urbanism”(the way of life, attitudes, values, and patterns of behavior fostered by urban settings Knox 234)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Conflicts in the Third World

- In this essay I will discuss why the Third World has been the sight of most of the world's conflicts since 1945. The conflicts that have transpired have been mostly internal and not just between these countries and their neighbors. They range in wars regarding religion, liberation, rebelling, and civil wars to name a few. I will consider these conflicts and their make up in regards to countries involved in the most serious conflicts along with the impact on their infrastructures, and how these wars have been fought....   [tags: Politics]

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Western Feminism is Promoting Colonialism in the Third World

- Chandra Mohanty argues in her essay “Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses” that many Western feminists write about women in the Third World as if they were a homogenous mass. She argues in her essay that the Western feminists need to see the variety among women in the Third World. While at times she falls into the same generalization trap that she accuses the Western women of making, she ultimately proves that the feminist believe that Third World societies oppress all women elevates the Western world view as the superior one again and is similar to the colonialism of previous times....   [tags: under western eyes, chandra mohanty]

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Colonialism And The Socio Economic Construct Of ' Third World Women '

- Colonialism and the Socio-Economic Construct of ‘Third World Women’ Since the modern global economy was built upon the foundations of imperialism, a system of exploitative economic exchange and hegemonic ideologies still remain. A primary example of this lingering impact is the rise of transnational labour and gendered migration. This is a process whereby migrants flow from country to country in order to meet the demands of a global labour market and much like colonialism, its is largely dependent on a wealthy core vs....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, Gender, Colonialism]

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Contemporary Western Critique in Third World Cinema

- This essay will look at three films by three different directors, all of whom are Third‐World born, European‐ (higher) educated, and whose films have all investigated the legacies and effects of postcolonialism as it relates to those having acted both colonizers and colonized. The films are made up of two documentaries, I’m British but... by Gurinder Chadha and Lumumba: Death of a Prophet by Raoul Peck, as well as the semi‐fictional Pièces d' Identités by Mweze Ngangura. Even though the latter of these directors have directed documentaries as well, of which in no doubt touches upon very similar themes as the other ones looked at here, I have chosen Pièces d' Identités deliberately in tha...   [tags: Film Studies, Film Analysis]

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The Importance of Solar Powered Lamps in Third World Countries

- Why solar powered lamps are needed in third world countries and why lighting of the solar powered lamp is essential as a basic necessity to life. FROM observation we have come to know, that more than 1.5 billion people around the world have little or no access to light due to shortage or unavailability of electricity. Large numbers of affected people are from rural areas, and to a certain extent people from urban areas are also getting griped into energy crises. Statistics from United Nations says, that an investment of about US$35 billion to 40 billion per year is required to provide electrical energy to accomplish consumer basic need of energy for light, cook and mobility....   [tags: renewable sources of energy technologies]

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Fair Trade and Coffee in Third World Countries

- Fair trade is defined as “a movement whose goal is to help producers in developing countries to get a fair price for their products so as to reduce poverty, provide for the ethical treatment of workers and farmers, and promote environmentally sustainable practices” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary, 2014). Whether or not we can ensure the fair trade of coffee in exchange for a good living brings up a lot of discussion and controversy in the trade and food industry. Many studies have been done to determine how beneficial this fair trade agreement is to coffee farmers and workers in third world countries....   [tags: developing, poverty, consumerism]

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The Ethics of Clinical Research in the Third World by Marcia Angell

- Third world countries and underdeveloped nations have become the new proverbial Petri dish of experimentation and offer particular conditions which researchers would never be able to find in their home countries. This only serves to highlight the problem that inherently faces all research studies, the ethical debate in regards to the protection and rights of their subjects. Is it feasible to expect the same standards to apply in certain countries where an economical imbalance between what is possible and what is not can be the largest hurdle to overcome....   [tags: ethical violations, developing countries]

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Visiting a Third World Country and My Experience There

- ... It was hectic, but we gradually made our way through the very thorough airport security and onto our plane. On the plane it was tight, but I was comforted by the thought that in a few hours we would arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica. Eventually, our plane took off and we began to soar through the sky. Hours of blue, dazzling heavens and seas we observed, until we peered the green, flowing mountains of Coast Rica. Finally, our hearts cheered because the moment we waited for had arrived. After we landed in San Jose, Costa Rica we hastily exited our grounded plane, relieved to set our feet on the ground....   [tags: Costa Rica, Poverty]

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Free Education Should Be Provided to Third World Children

- Amidst all the honking of the Delhi traffic, a soft tapping noise rouses me from my sleep as I flutter open my heavy eyelids. Groggy, I take a quick peek outside the car window. My eyes land on a little boy standing outside my window with his palms outstretched, begging for money. His clothes, tattered and covered in dirt, hang loosely around his thin body as his bony limbs shake from the cold wind. The little boy, no older than 7 is filthy: his hair is matted with sweat and grease and his face is darkened with soot and mud....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]

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Serving Its Purpose to Third World Countries

- For many years, people have thought that the way to help developing countries is by providing foreign aid, but they neglect to understand that without development assistance little change will be done. Frequently I have thought, “If countries pay billions of dollars each year to help third world countries or countries with recent disasters, why are there still millions of children dying of malnutrition and starvation. Why are there people without homes?” Today I stand here, as the leader of a new organization that wants to build on the idea that there can be a better world....   [tags: foreign, development, assistence, organization]

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Debt Relief Will NOT Reduce Third World Poverty

- Debt relief is not likely to reduce poverty. This is largely owing to there being various other causes of poverty in the poorest nations which debt relief would not resolve. Also, relief would not make much difference as it is possible that corrupt leaders and poor governments in general would not use the money available sensibly. However, debt relief would still have a positive impact, in cases of good governance it helps countries to spend more on and improve vital services such as healthcare and education....   [tags: political policy]

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The Gap Between First And Third World Education Systems

- SUMMARY - Students achieve much more than just knowledge in core subject areas by using technology for instruction and learning. - The integration of technology in education supplies students with 21st Century skills. “Communicate, collaborate, analyse, create, innovate, and solve problems”. - The technological evolution increase the difference between first and third world education systems. - Communication methods provides necessary skills, as a result academic achievement is getting easier, and students are also becoming more productive and competitive in the work place, military or community service....   [tags: Education, Virtual learning environment]

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Business Practices With Third World And Developing Countries

- From this weeks’ readings what I have learned is that when we do business with other countries we must adhere to our own domestic code of ethics as well as those of the countries we conduct business with, we must find a balance between both countries. With that being said, it is important to stay within all legal and ethical standards while conducting business transactions. It is imperative that we conduct research prior to establishing business practices with third-world and developing countries....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Morality, Virtue]

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Women 's Rights Within Third World Countries

- Woman’s rights within third world countries are not a main priority of these countries. The laws surrounding the protection of women’s rights in India are being so poorly enforced, they are leading to a country full of rape and murder without consequences. India’s contributions to medicine, math, technology, and astrology have given the country a positive image for the world to view. If we look deeper into the the country’s news and laws, we see a deeper kept issue. India is known as one of the counties in the world with the lowest per capita rates for rape, although it is the fourth most common crime against women in India....   [tags: Marriage, Rape, Human rights, Sexual intercourse]

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Feeding The Third World

- Feeding The Third World Millions of people today, despite technological advances enabling fish and meat production and crop yields to soar, are still living in hunger. It is estimated that nearly 30% of the world's population suffer from some form of malnutrition, and the majority of these people live in Developing Countries. Intensive and Subsistence Farming both present possible solutions to dealing with world hunger and ending the suffering of the Third World. Intensive Agriculture, also known as Factory or Battery Farming, involves land being farmed in order to achieve the greatest yield possible with the use of inorganic fertilisers and pesticides because...   [tags: Papers]

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Third World Technology Use

- Third World Technology Use In recent years, information has been a hot topic. What is information and what purpose does it serve. Is information a commodity or a necessity. The insurrection of this interest is partly, if not entirely, a product of the increasing popularity of the Internet , the information superhighway and of Information technology. Deedee Halleck points out in her article, "Zapatistas On-Line" , how in the past two years, the indigenous people of the Mexican state of Chiapas have clearly answered many of these questions....   [tags: Mexico Internet Web Mexican Essays Papers]

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Analysis Of Hell By Katherine Finkelstein And Third World By Dexter Filkins

- These two literary works, 40 Hours in Hell by Katherine Finkelstein and Third World by Dexter Filkins, both present diverse perspectives on what occurred during the World Trade Center attack. Although both texts approach the coverage of this attack differently, as reporters, they both base their news using normative theory. Normative theory is the consideration of what is morally correct or incorrect. In relation to normative theory is the Social Responsibility Theory. This theory deals with how an individual must complete their civic duty, since they are apart of the press, as well as their actions must benefit society....   [tags: September 11 attacks, World Trade Center]

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Third World

- Third World "Most of the world's population resides in - and the overwhelming percentage of that population's growth occurs in the incredible diversity of places we call the Third World." "Third world includes America's south of the United States; the whole of Africa; Asia apart from the Soviet Union, China and Japan; and the Oceanic Islands apart from Australia and New Zealand." Majority of these Third World countries is in complete poverty and due to that these countries face internal conflicts....   [tags: Papers]

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World Vs. Poverty : World And Poverty

- Amanda Lucero Mr. Lind English 10 ACC Period 1 6 May, 2016 World vs. Poverty There is an estimated 7.4 billion people on this earth and about 80% of those people live in poverty. That means most people are living on less than, $2.50 a day; which is also a principle factor in causing world hunger ("Africa Hunger and Poverty Facts."). Around 27-28 percent of all children in developing countries have estimated to be underweight or having stunted growth. Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names....   [tags: Africa, Poverty, Third World, Agriculture]

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Religion And The World System Theory

- The focal point in a first world country is our wealth and prosperity as individuals. The question that exists is how we can become one of the wealthiest in our community. Our happiness is dependant on how much equity and status we maintain. In a third world country, the society is centralized around the common good of the community. Religion is a major ideology in the third world and the church plays a major role in the community. The first world community is focused on the individual and the world-systems theory....   [tags: Sociology, Third World, First World]

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Third World Country

- A Third World Country is a term used for developing countries, and least developed countries. These countries are economically underdeveloped. Characteristics of a third world country are poverty, agriculture economy, disease, high birth and infant mortality rates, over-population, poor infrastructure, unstable governments, poor health care, environmental problems, non educated people, starvation, and death. Those characteristics are the first thing that comes to someone’s mind about a third world country....   [tags: Africa Latin America Asia]

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Third World Socialism

- Third World Socialism Many United States citizens are frightened by the word Socialism. However, the predominant ideology in most Third World countries is socialism. There are many reasons why Third World countries have turned to socialism as their form of government. The main reason the Third World has taken on the concept of socialism is because of the history of feudalism and colonialism that these countries faced for so many years. Socialism was seen as a way to reform the land of many underdeveloped countries....   [tags: Socialism Socialists Governmental Essays]

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Third World Debt

- Third World Debt For most of the Developing countries, the need to exploit their resources, increase their GDP up to an acceptable level and overcome their inability to cope with the necessary imports to cover domestic wants, caused a major increase in their external debt. Prior to the Third World debt crisis in 1982, Developing countries managed to keep the levels of external borrowing at low points, mainly due to the fact that the loans they were receiving had comparatively low interest rates, and their purpose was to increase imports of capital goods....   [tags: essays papers]

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Third World History

- Third World History When someone mentions the state of Africa the first thoughts that enter your mind is poverty, poor government structure, and hungry people. But that has not always been the case. This was a rich, resourceful and beautiful country. The picture of pre-colonial Africa is much different than our ideals of it today. We see it as a land stricken with poverty. The colonists saw it as a land with unlimited resources full of people that did not take, what they thought was full advantage of it's treasures....   [tags: Papers]

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Third World Debt

- Third World Debt In 1957, Ghana, a promising and growing African country, had a higher gross national product than the East Asian country of South Korea. Presently, however, South Korea is an industrial powerhouse- one of the ‘four dragons’ of Southeast Asia, while Ghana’s development is on a landslide- its gross national product is lower than it was at independence....   [tags: Papers]

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Is Schooling The World?

- Schooling the world at first seems like not only an essential idea, but a moral idea. But in reality, there is many damaging effects this western schooling is causing. From lower self-esteems, to loss of self-identity, and to _____. Schooling the world is becoming just as harmful, as it was once thought to be helpful. “Schooling the World” is a film that shines light on to what western education is doing to the rest of the world. In third countries, western schooling has become a very big deal. Many families are giving up all their money, so they can send their children off to school....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Third World]

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Child Labor in Third World Countries

- Child labour is the employment of children as money earners. It became a serious social problem in the Industrial Revolution in Britain during the 1700's, and the problem spread to other countries as they became industrialized. The problem arose when children, many below the age of 10, were employed by factories and mines. The youths were forced to work long hours under dangerous and unhealthy conditions, and their wages were very small. Child workers were often deprived of the chance to attend school....   [tags: Papers]

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Use of Third World Slave Labor

- Use of Third World Slave Labor A group of exhausted workers all wearing brightly coloured jackets filter out of the sweatshop factory and breathe a sigh of relief that their busy day is finally over. They seem oblivious to the dreadful stench of raw sewage as they breathe in the air that is thick with dust. The women stumble down the muddy lane and arrive at their damp, wooden homes. They have just a few hours to recover before they must start work again. Have you ever wondered, as you pulled on a pair of trousers or slipped on your trainers, what life would be like for the person who made them....   [tags: Papers]

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Impact Of Globalization On The World Economy

- In recent decades, we have seen a large movement in manufacturing goods; corporations have moved from First World countries to Third world countries. This economic trend is called globalization: “the process of international integration arising from the interchange of world views, products, ideas and other aspects of culture” (Globalization 101). This event was caused by the obligation that companies have to their shareholders to increase profits. Globalization has been nourished along with advancement in shipping and communication.This has a dramatic effect on the world economy, it has made most wealthier than they were previously....   [tags: Third World, United States, Containerization]

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Cold Wars Third World Countries

- Cold Wars Third World Countries The cold war spawned many different third world rebellions and affected many small countries during its course. The cold war occurred after World War 2 between two main opposing sides: United States and the USSR. The reason for the conflict between the two world superpowers was the differential views on government and the politically correct society. The term ‘First, Second and Third world countries’ applies to their association during the Cold war era. First world countries were the countries associated with the United States and it’s other non-communist industrial allies....   [tags: essays papers]

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The World Poverty And Hunger

- Part A World poverty and hunger is yet another main issue that this world faces and is crucial because it affects the world as a whole. Each and every country in some way has been affected by it, particularly third world countries who experience it first hand, and secondly first world countries who feel as though they have a moral obligation to do something about it. Many people, such as Singer agree with that; affluent countries have a moral duty to help countries in need, and should follow through with that, but not at the expense of comparable moral matters....   [tags: Wealth, Poverty, Third World, Malnutrition]

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How I Would Change The World

- How I Would Change the World Have you ever had a look at the world and discover how evil has been sweeping all over. Nations are often always at war with other nations, races have risen against other races, and almost everybody is up in arms against his or her immediate neighbor. People even wonder about why God allows all this suffering, if indeed, he loves the world, his creation and all the human beings. However, this suffering can be completed via tools like education to the masses, restoration of family morality, and through a discovery of remedies to all of forms of Cancer....   [tags: Morality, Education, Human, Third World]

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How Globalization Is The Dominant Western Society Of The World From Other Countries

- To begin, this critical response paper will provide a detailed explanation for the significant merit of globalization in context with work or services implementing the dominant western society of the world from other countries that have fewer resources compared to the first world countries. According to Ravelli and Webber (2015) in the textbook “Exploring Sociology,” Globalization initially emerged from Europe when the booming economic industries prepared colonies to transport cheap materials from global south countries to incorporate them with their own resources....   [tags: Third World, First World, Globalization]

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The World Of The Child 's Environment

- Volkan (2014) suggests through 'depositing ', the adult in the child 's environment has a psychological urgency to put something - an image associated with certain psychological tasks – into the developing child’s psyche, which I think is the image of what is acceptable. Therefore, particular culturally different groups are unconsciously made the recipient of the hatred. Conversely, Dalal (2014) believes it is because the group is already socially sanctioned previously, therefore, the easy container for this, which he thinks is further influenced due to power imbalance, history and group psychology....   [tags: Third World, First World, Second World, Fear]

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The Effects Of Media On The World

- Material world The material world represents the possessions that people collect, most times these things are what people want but do not need. We live in a materialistic world. A place where power and ranking come from wealth and fortune; where those with the most wealth are admired and famed. We live in a society where people spend money on insignificant things like appliances, high end retail, expensive cars, modern houses and new technologies. Money is gold is power is fame is what we, as a society, want....   [tags: Third World, First World, Second World]

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Progression vs Conservation-From the View Point of Third World Countries

- ... We can by all means change our lifestyle and conform to the depletion of environment yet still optimize progression. Certain group of people says that progression brought about the deterioration of the environment. Well, this statement is not accurate because in reality, we should be complimenting our environment and ecosystem. Likewise, our environment would do us good if mankind knows how to conserve it effectively. Our planet can satisfy our needs to many useful resources, thus, there is no need for mankind to burden our environment....   [tags: developing, economic, progression]

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Golden Rice: The Fortified, Modified and Vilified Option for Third World Malnutrition

- Each year without fail anywhere between 250,000 to 500,000 children go blind from Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD), more than half of those die within twelve months. To visualize this number think of Seattle, now imagine half or all of its population going blind. With a few dollars’ worth of food or supplements enriched in vitamin A this problem can be mollified. But getting fresh foods and vitamins to those with the greatest need has proven an insurmountable problem. Food Aid, while indeed lifesaving, is costly and does not fix the underlying problems in poor societies....   [tags: Malnutrition Nutrition food]

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Analysis : Us Third World Feminism : Differential Social Movement

- For this critical analysis two readings, US Third World Feminism: Differential Social Movement by Chela Sandoval and Cultural Feminism versus Poststructuralism: The Identity Crisis in Feminist Theory by Linda Alcoff will be used to explore the depth of the relation between each authors thoughts an interpretations of feminism. It is obvious from the titles that these two authors clearly are focusing on different aspects of feminism and provide unique insight into the diverse branches of the feminist movement....   [tags: Feminism, Feminist theory, Radical feminism]

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Help Third World Countris that Lack of Necessities to Compete with the Modern Nations

- The Development goals of the UN have been focused on one topic. The topic is to help humanity and the third world countries that lack thenecessities to compete with the modern nations. The ideas of these goals that were set back in the 1940-50’s when the MDGs did not exist yet. The convention made the IMF and there were 44 delegates met in New Hampshire in the USA to discuss pre- WWII goals. They range from economic buildup of governments and to end poverty of the world countries. The UN wanted to have Europe reconstructed after the hard fought war and much of Europe was in shambles....   [tags: extreme hunger,poverty,UN,IMF]

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I Flew Around The World

- At five years old, I flew around the world to Cambodia. My parents and I were adding a 9 month old, Phallany to our family. Cambodia is a third-world country slightly larger than Florida. My mother must have forgotten to inform me that the comfortable America middle-class I had always known was far different from here; it was a culture shock for me. However, the third world country opened my eyes and heart to the people that have a less privileged life that mine. With the hot sun beating down, we piled into a run down car, and headed straight to orphanage....   [tags: Third World, First World, Second World]

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Internet For Everyone : Connecting The Developing World

- Internet for Everyone: Connecting the Developing World Intro Over the years, the Internet has expanded at an experiential rate in the first world. However, in developing countries nearly no one has the Internet for many reasons. One of these reasons are because there is a lack of money for equipment like telephone lines or exchanges. Another reason is because of monopolization of the market from these companies. However, technology is growing at such an exponential rate that alternative solutions are now available....   [tags: Third World, First World, Second World]

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Educational Software Should Be Provided to Third World Children

- Education is an unending process, that deals with learning and a ceaseless efforts be it consciously or unconsciously to achieve a given objective. In a vast growing world, education is one of the most effective tools for development and national transformation. However, the effectiveness of education as an agent of national development depends on how the government runs the educational system. It is no doubt that education has transformed so many lives in Nigeria. The fundamental right of every Nigerian child is a right to free primary education of good standard....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]

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World Debt And Its Impact On Human Abilities

- Every day in the news, we hear about how well developed countries have made advancements into the future of better living. The medical and technological advancements have made an impact on human abilities to live and communicate. Although this is amazing, people fail to realize how lucky countries such as Canada, America, and the United Kingdom, are for having the opportunity to live luxuriously. The money that these countries possess is the reason that they are considered as “First World Countries”....   [tags: Third World, First World, Second World]

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Health Care Around the World

- In our world, each country has a set criterion to follow in order to establish health care for people in different societies. The standard of health care received varies from country to country. When you think about health care services around the world, there are so many diverse countries that run health care in different ways. Comparing the United States to other countries such as Canada and Japan is very interesting in the part of how health care is handled. Health care is an important service that touches the daily lives of millions of people at important and vulnerable times; some issues involving health care include those who are covered, source of payment, patient preferences and qua...   [tags: United States, third world countries]

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The World System Theory Promotes The Minority And Status

- Our main focus in a first world country is our wealth and prosperity as individuals. We focus on what we earn and how we can become one of the wealthiest in our community. Our happiness is dependant on how much equity and status we have. In a third world country, the society focuses on the good of the community and how they can be an individual that benefits their community. Religion is a major focus in the third world and the church plays a major role in the community. The first world community is focused on the individual and the world-systems theory....   [tags: Third World, Country classifications, First World]

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How are Third World countries depicted in contemporary advertising

- How are Third World countries depicted in contemporary advertising. This essay will explore the different ways in which advertisers from the first world or more developed countries have chosen to represent these countries to the Western audiences. I will investigate the three main ways these under developed countries are perceived. Firstly I will look at the perception of the Third world being in extreme need of aid and the impression of “desperation” which comes across from adverts concerning poverty, child labour and other types of advertising like this....   [tags: Papers]

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The Role Of The U.s. In The Third World In The Year 2000

- The Role of the U.S. in the Third World in the Year 2000 The United States budget will continue to tighten and we must better utilize our dollars spent on Third World aid. The questions of illegal immigration, the population explosion, and environmental issues will become vital to our future. With closer linkage of US aid to these issues we can get the most bang for our buck. The best way to stop illegal immigration into the United States is not to erect higher fences at our borders, but to invest in the third world, primarily Mexico....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Impact Of Globalization On The Western Countries And The Rest Of The World

- “Because it is widely seen as inevitable and nearly inalterable, globalisation is often presented as a force that must be embraced without reserve, but doing so benefits some people while putting others at grave risk.” (Timmnos Roberts J., Bellone Hite A., 2007). Globalisation has been a widely discussed topic and a frequently used term to describe the worldwide movement toward economic, financial, trade and communications integration(ref). It has been described and defined by many and it is difficult to provide only one definition of the term as it covers so many aspects of our lives and everything around us....   [tags: Third World, First World, Communism, Tennis]

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Lessons from a Third World Perspective on Environmentalism

- Lessons from a Third World Perspective on Environmentalism Possibly more than any of the other articles we have read so far, Ramachandra Guha's article "Radical Environmentalism and Wilderness Preservation: A Third World Critique" made me think. In analyzing the Western deep ecology movement, he criticized its focus on preservation of wild areas. By doing this, he was directly criticizing what I have long thought of as my main goal as an "environmentalist." One of the first things that turned me on to environmental issues when I was younger was my horror at the soaring rate of rainforest destruction so dramatically portrayed to us in 9th grade biology class....   [tags: Environment Environmental Papers]

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North America Causes Poverty in the Third World

- After much deliberation, I have come to the conclusion that ‘we’ are all horribly selfish. Not intentionally of course. It just sort of happened you know, snuck into our lives when we weren’t looking. By ‘we,’ I mean much of the population in the Northern Hemisphere. Yes, we’re gorgers, gluttons, plump little people living luxurious lives at the expense of those skinny folks in the Third World. “Luxurious!?” you cry in objection. “But of course,” I cry back comparing our living space to the nice patch of dirt that many of our starving buddies occupy....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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Christian Response to Third World Poverty and Injustice

- Christian Response to Third World Poverty and Injustice b) Every disciple, every authentic Christian, must be on the road: not yet arrived or perfect, but moving, striving, falling and restarting in hope, and this ethos applies to the tackling of Third World poverty and injustice. Over one billion people are living in poverty today.The gap between rich and poor is getting wider. All over the world, disparities between rich and poor, even in the wealthiest of nations is rising sharply....   [tags: Poverty Essays]

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The Generation of Ozone for Water Purification in Third World Countries

- The Generation of Ozone for Water Purification in Third World Countries Ozone is the O3 molecule formed through the combination of molecular and atomic oxygen. It can be used to remove iron, pesticides, detergents, color, ammonia and other nitrogen derivatives from water. Ozonation is a process used worldwide to render water potable. Although using ozone for disinfection can be expensive and inconvenient, it has, among others, the advantages of being widely effective, of adding oxygen to the water, and of being sufficient, even in low concentrations (Evans 140)....   [tags: Water Purification]

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