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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Lowering Testing Standards in Third World Countries

- Lowering Testing Standards in Third World Countries ABSTRACT: Recently, Sidney Wolfe, director of Public Citizen’s Health Research Group (PCHRG), charged the National Institute of Health (NIH) and Center for Disease Control (CDC) with sponsoring fifteen immoral HIV studies in sub-Saharan Africa. The trials are being conducted to determine if certain alternate medical procedures or a short course of treatment with AZT, zidovudine or other drugs prevent some mother-child HIV transmissions. (1) Since the control group receives only placebos rather than AZT, Wolfe claims that the tests give suboptimal treatment that will result in more children contracting HIV and AIDS....   [tags: HIV AIDS Vaccines Papers]

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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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Colonialism and Imperialism: Somalia

- The Third World all started with imperialism. Imperialism was lead by the Europeans who went out searching for foreign treasures, and to conquer everything in their path. The idea of Imperialism dates back to ancient times, with conquerors like Alexander The Great, going out to expand their empires as far as possible. Imperialism really began in the 16th century with the Europeans, whose advancement allowed them to set up colonies in less developed parts of the world. European countries quickly began dividing up the rest of the world, starting in Africa and Asia, and spreading into the Americas....   [tags: third world countries, history]

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How has The 2008 Recession affected Third World Countries?

- Introduction The American economy affects everyone, regardless of their societal status. Therefore, when the American Economy is in recession, the whole world falls into a state of trauma, millions of jobs are lost and multi-national companies are forced to shut down. In America alone 2.8 million jobs were lost in 2008 (source: CNN money). If the tolls were so high in one of the stronger economic states what of the less resilient. Why I chose this topic I chose this topic as to know the other side of an, other-wise cliché, research question....   [tags: american economy, great recession]

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Childhood Mortality: Happy Fifth Birthday, and a Toast to the Rest of a Better Life

- Although childhood mortality rates have improved in recent years there is still much to be done to improve the health of children throughout the world. In 2012 6.6 million children died before the age of five. By analyzing causes of childhood mortality rates solutions can be sought to further improve the quality of life for children under five worldwide. Since 1960 child mortality rates have dropped substantially. In 1960 the worldwide child mortality rate for children under 5 years old was 1 billion compared to 6.6 million in 2012, (UNICEF, HUMAN PROGRESS ACT 2011)....   [tags: poverty, third world countries, UNICEF]

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The Future of Africa: Third World Countries Falling Further Behind

- The Future of Africa: Third World Countries Falling Further Behind Rory J. OConnor's article uses Africa as an example to show how third world countries react to the developing technology of this time. Africa, once called, the dark continent because of its inaccessibility to physical explorations by Westerners is still inaccessible today, both by residents and outsiders via the virtual world. (270) All the advances in technology and more to come in the future will continue to separate countries, like Africa, if they are not currently at the same level of advances....   [tags: Geography]

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Obligations of Multinational Corporations When Operating in Third World Countries

- Moral challenges for business in the United States are difficult enough when you consider the balancing profit interests against the needs of consumers, employees, governments and special interest groups. Multinational corporations mainly refer to large corporations based in Western Europe, North America, and Japan who operate manufacturing and other business facilities in underdeveloped countries.These large global companies exert enormous economic, technological, political, environmental, and cultural power around the world....   [tags: Business Ethics]

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What is Poliomyelitis?

- Introduction Poliomyelitis has been prevalent in the third world countries like Africa, and India over the past years. As we know people in third world countries aren’t as privileged to receive the proper education and medical attention that is needed to survive. Third world countries are known to thrive with very virulent DNA and RNA virus strains. One of the biggest problems is not having the proper municipal water supply, and plumbing systems. Many microbes of any kind inhabit the excretions made by the community, and are never cleaved from the environment as a whole....   [tags: third world countries, Africa, India]

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Instruments of Change

- Instruments of Change As our world is becoming more technologically advanced, many countries are being forced to change their ways. Many Third World countries are in the process of modernization, though some are ahead of others. Besides modernization, there are other factors that can influence a country to change. These factors consist of the military, a charismatic leadership, ideology, bureaucracy, and religion. The military can be a very powerful instrument of change. For example, the majority of countries in the Middle East are ruled by the military....   [tags: Third World Countries Progress Essays]

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The Science, Technology, and Ethics of HIV Vaccine Research

- The Science, Technology, and Ethics of HIV Vaccine Research An annual report recently released by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS indicated that the number of HIV-infected individuals increased 10 percent in the last year, bringing the number of people worldwide who are now carrying the virus to over 33 million. According to the report, half of these new infections were in people15 to 24 years old, and there were 11 new infections a minute. Sub-Saharan Africa reportedly accounts for two thirds of the infected population and about 12 million AIDS related deaths....   [tags: AIDS Third World Countries Poverty Papers]

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Stop Nike's Unfair Labor in Asia

- Everyone loves his or her new set of Nike apparel. In fact, Nike can be found on the bodies of many athletic team members. Why would such a prosperous and well-known company rely on the exploitation of child slave labor. It all started when CEO Philip Knight came up with a "brilliant idea": put shoe factories in Asia, paying the workers pennies on the dollar, and raking in immense profits. Nike can easily afford to pay workers a fair amount. One can see that this is the antithesis of Nike's philosophy: doing what's fair....   [tags: Child labor sweatshops third world countries capit]

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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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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 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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Differences Between Developing Countries And Developing Nations

- There are many differences surrounding the urbanization in the Third World versus urbanization in the First World. Although many of these developing countries are highly urbanized they all share a pattern of uneven development that is much more extreme than that found in the older, developed nations (Gottdiener & Hutchison, 2011, p. 283). According to Smith and Timberlake (1993), the main differences between developed and developing nations are factors such as: elite power, state policies, integration into the global economy, and the effects of class structure....   [tags: Third World, Country classifications, First World]

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Underdeveloped Countries and the War on Drugs

- Underdeveloped Countries and the War on Drugs With the presidential election peering around the corner, it is time to bring back an age-old topic which has been troubling United States citizens for decades, the War on Drugs. Politicians have long quarreled over what sort of action should be taken to combat the world’s drug problems, and it is time that this issue surfaces again. Despite increased efforts from every government faction imaginable, the drug problem subsists, if not worsens....   [tags: Drugs Third World Politics Essays]

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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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Climate Change and the Rise of Infectious Disease in Developing Countries

- Her infection began when she was bitten by a mosquito which was seeking her protein-rich blood to nourish its eggs. As part of the process of sucking the droplet of blood from the girl, the mosquito, simultaneously injected saliva to ease the flow of blood into its proboscis. Malaria-causing pathogens gathered in the mosquito’s salivary glands and traveled into the girl’s body. Once in the body, the wormlike parasites moved to the girl’s liver to embed themselves allowing them to feed and multiply....   [tags: global warming, epidemiology, third world]

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The Economic Effect of Child Labor in Developing Countries

- Nowadays, child labour is one of the most important problems in some countries and this problem tends to spread around the word day by day. Some researches indicate there are approximately 246 million children around the world whose ages are between 5 and 17 have to work in job. In addition, nearly 70% or 171 million children are likely to work in harmful conditions. Working in mines with chemicals or pesticides in agriculture are only two examples for hazardous works for children (UNICEF, 2006, p.37)....   [tags: Child Labour, Global Economy, Third World]

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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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Clean Drinking Water Reduces Death Rates in Developing Countries

- The diseases spread by impure drinking water kill more people each year than Malaria and HIV/Aids combined. Experts estimate that more than five thousand children die every day in Africa due to diseases spread by contaminated drinking water. In the year 2013, more than thirty-four thousand people died of diarrhea related illnesses spread by dirty water (CBS 1). Dysentery, one of the many diseases that can come from dirty water, is a disorder of the lower intestine. A few common symptoms of dysentery include: bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, fever, and rectal discomfort....   [tags: Water Shortage in Third World]

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Should The United States Help other Countries?

- Is America the world's policeman. Currently it would seem so, with the United States sending unheard of support to countless countries. America has been doing this task for about 60 years, more or less. America spends millions of dollars for the safety of countries that can't help themselves. Obviously America cannot afford to support so many countries and itself. Either it will run out of money or it will run out of men. Policing the world takes a lot of manpower. America is dragging down its own future....   [tags: support, countries, UN, world peace]

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Measuring Gross National Product in Poor Countries

- Measuring Gross National Product in Poor Countries Calculating of Gross National Product (GNP) especially in poor countries are largely guesswork and even if they are accurate GNP itself can be a poor measurement of welfare. Discuss this view of the problem of measuring and using GNP statistics. Introduction Gross National Product (GNP) is the term is the total market value of all final goods and services produced by the citizens of a country. It is equal to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) minus the net income of the foreigners....   [tags: Economics Third World]

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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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Developing Countries Healthcare Issues and Charitable Organizations that Address Their Needs

- Here in America, having the privilege to go to the doctors even when you are not ill is taken for granted. While you’ve been comfortably impatient waiting in a doctors office, have you ever taken the time to think about the millions of people around the world who die merely because they do not have the medicine, the care, and the knowledge to even help themselves prevent these easily preventable diseases and illnesses. Every sixty seconds, malaria claims life of another precious child. Maybe this is news to you or maybe this is your opportunity to let this problem resonate, while taking into account the health issues others around the world face on a daily basis....   [tags: International politics, developing countries]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Modernization During World War II

- Modernization is the model that demonstrates the gradual process of a “traditional” society to a “modern” society. Many countries who had participated in World War II such as England, France, Germany and Japan were welcomed by their devastated economies. As a result of these, many colonies stood up for their independence against imperial powers and prospered. Modernization was progressing with technology but the theory of where it all started remains debatable. Some theorists believed that modernization was based off from an economical stand point that affected levels of political, social and cultural societies....   [tags: Third World, First World, Second World, Karl Marx]

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A Fast Paced And Always Changing World

- In a fast paced and always changing world, having a good education is key to living a healthy life and having social and financial success. Due to the rise in population and the prevalent social issues staying educated can help ensure that you are a person that contributes to society in a positive way. Being ignorant and stating “I just don’t care” doesn’t work anymore. Jobs are much more competitive and people want to be accepted as they are. Becoming educated and informed about your health, work and social issues can only help in the long run....   [tags: Health, Nutrition, Health insurance, Third World]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Conservation of Plant and Animals in Thrid World Countries

- ... The expansion of this market system causes other countries are being drawn to this system. This system can bring economic advantages to the world and have a greater exploitation towards environment resources and causing lesser conservation of nature. This is due to the awake of isolated countries which realized that they have markets for the resources which are unexploited in the past or being used in limited scale. (Tisdell, 2005) In particular, harvesting of species may become unsustainable and the community might alter the law of nature....   [tags: endangered, deforestation, harvest, habitat]

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Global Warming And Its Effects On World Countries

- INTRODUCTION Limiting the level of greenhouse gas emissions in order to control global warming is an issue which concerns the entire planet, as the repercussions would be felt worldwide. This is why the Kyoto Protocol was established, in order to encourage national cooperation to bring the CO2 emissions to a stable level “that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system” (Assessment). The first period entered into force on 16 February, 2005, with explicit limits of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or target reductions for an extensive list of industrialized countries....   [tags: Global warming, Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide]

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Countries Through Out The World Import And Export

- Countries through out the world import and export. You import because other countries have comparative advantages over natural resources and in some cases have more human resources since the labor is cheaper. It is produced abroad and will be imported to the United States. You export when it is cheaper to produce the goods or service in your country. This includes having access to human capital, natural resources and human resources. The United States is known for producing aircraft, spacecraft and etc....   [tags: International trade, Export, United States]

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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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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 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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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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Canad The Third Largest Continent Of The World Right Behind Africa

- Canada Trip: Essay North America is the third largest continent in the world right behind Africa, and Asia. Two of the largest countries in the world are, our very own, the United States of America and Canada. Canada is the second largest country in the world. Although they are a part of North America, Canada is very well known because of the European culture that is a part of their country. Before the Europeans came over to Canada, a large population of a group called the Paleo-Indians not only populated what would eventually become Canada, but they also inhabited the other countries of North America....   [tags: Canada, Quebec, Ontario, Upper Canada]

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What Worked? Examining the Factors that Led to Opposite Poverty Reduction Results in Countries with Similar Circumstances

- Introduction According to the United Nations, landlocked developing countries are often the developing world's poorest, growing at the slowest rates. They typically rely heavily on a limited number of commodities for export earnings and do worse than non-landlocked countries in every component of the Human Development Index; their average per capita GDP is approximately 57% of the average for countries with access to bodies of water (Faye, et al., 2004, 33). Burkina Faso is one of them. Landlocked and relatively resource-scarce, it is one of the poorest countries in the world....   [tags: international politics, developing countries]

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