Developed World Essays

  • Software Piracy in India and the Developed World

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    Software Piracy in India and the Developed World Introduction: Software Piracy in India Software is one of the easiest and a very lucrative medium to steal. The copies made are as good as the original software and can be made quickly in large quantities. This makes it very difficult to effectively enforce anti-piracy laws, as the officials cannot raid each and every home in search of illegal copies of copyrighted software. In India, with a population of over 1 billion, effective enforcement

  • Food Security in the Developed and the Developing World

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    (Global Food Security A, ND). Over the last decade, food crisis has become a real issue facing the world. In fact, world population is expected to rise by 15% by 2050(Global Food Security A, ND). This will negatively affect food security. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast food security in the developed and the developing world. The essay is organized as follows; elaborating on developed and developing countries, focusing on three main factors which impact on food security will be

  • Do new technologies of surveillance encourage self regulation

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    information. Administrative power is enforced through surveillance where information is routinely used to monitor the activities of a subject population. No less than capitalism or industrialism, surveillance is a tool in levering the modern social world further away from traditional modes of socialisation. Over the last twenty years the progress in the technologies which handle information have appeared very dramatic and has therefore posed a threat to information privacy. Analysis of this progress

  • Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih

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    reasons supporting and opposing Mahjoub’s statement as defined in ‘Season of Migration to the North’. In the first line of the novel (and once more later in the book: "dear sirs" page 62), the narrator introduces the reader to a male-dominated world by suggesting his audience is masculine; "It was, gentlemen, after a long absence—seven years, to be exact, during which time I was studying in Europe—that I returned to my people.” Despite the subtlety of the word “gentlemen”, this, I believe

  • French Nuclear Testing

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    completely prohibiting the detonation of any nuclear device in the South Pacific. Many of the protesting nations located in the Pacific have signed and support this treaty . Also, France has not followed the initiative of most of the nations of the developed world in signing a 1971 treaty prohibiting "the emplacement of nuclear weapons ... on the ocean floor and in the subsoil thereof." Besides public and international disapproval, France may suffer other side effects because of the nuclear testing. The

  • History and Honesty

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    used to express a thing that has already happened. So one can say that the mankind LIVES the history. But the term history does not mean only this - it means much more: it can also mean a kind of science, that has a growing importance in the developed world. But why has history as science such a big importance? It's because of its educational meaning. The old Romans used to say: historia vitae magistra est. This means that history is the teacher of life. We all learn from the mistakes that we've

  • In Defense of Liberty and Individuality

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    social liberty and more specifically, what power society or government can legitimately wield over the people—“the struggle between Liberty and Authority” (On Liberty, 3). As will be shown in more detail later, Mill seems to find himself, and the developed world, in a period of transition. He notes that historical liberty was based on seeking protection against the political tyranny of leaders who did not rule by the will of the people or for the good of the people. Reformers, unsatisfied with the state

  • Uganda: One of the Least Developed Countries in the World

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    Despite its economic progress, Uganda is still one of the least developed countries in the world. From the latest report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Uganda has once again been listed among some of the least developed countries in the world. A per capita income of under US$170 makes Uganda today is one of the poorest countries in the world much like many of its neighboring African countries. It is a living testament today of the havoc caused by the political

  • Broadband In New Zealand

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    high internet fees for the developed world." - Mr. Harbies (research scientist) The broadband growth index ranks 35 countries from around the world and puts New Zealand's broadband growth rate at 40%. New Zealand is ranked third lowest just ahead of the Czech Republic and Latvia. At the end of 2002, only 1.74 New Zealanders per 100 are users of broadband services. New Zealand has one of the lowest growth rates and one of the lowest levels of broadband penetration in the world. I had put up a poll on

  • Textile Industry Trends in the Global Economy

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    developing countries, industry leaders in developed countries have made significant capital investments in order to increase productivity and move into advanced market sectors. There are several trade agreements in place that impact world textile trade. The African Growth and Opportunities Act, Andean Trade Preference Act, and Trade Promotion Act are each designed to liberalize textile trade and provide equal market access to both developing and developed countries. Despite the potential economic

  • New Economic Imperialism

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    forming organizations in which to formulate and implement their policies on the supranational level, most of which were founded by John D. Rockefeller based on principles developed by Cecil Rhodes. These included the Council on Foreign Relations, Trilateral Commission and countless others scattered throughout the developed world. During the 1940s they began to create institutions with real power, sanctioned by nation-states, which would have the ability to implement policies on the international

  • The Technological Revolution

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    revolution takes place around the globe. Since the world does not evolve at the same pace, lesser developed countries as well as minorities in developed countries have not even come close to reaping the benefits of a world connected at the touch of a button. The social argument is that as this revolution proceeds, the gap between the haves and have-nots will widen to the point of ill repute. Others argue that because of technological advances the world is a much better place. This seems to be the debate

  • Global Imbalance in Food Supply

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    death and the developed countries are worried about which type of cheese they should buy. This is called an imbalance in food supply. There's too much food in the developed countries, and not enough in the developing countries. Three quarters of the world's population is inadequately fed and the majority of these live in the developing countries. Massive surpluses exist in Europe and the US. Malnutrition and undernutrition is generally caused by poverty. Markets in the developed countries are

  • Christian Teaching on Wealth and Poverty

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    important role in helping people in need and that God has no Quarrel with the rich who use their money wisely and with justice and compassion. Therefore I disagree with the statement, “There should be no rich people as long as there is poverty in the world.” BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Humans Living in Harmony with Nature

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    fair share of resources because the less developed nations don’t have the technology to utilize these resources for themselves. If this trend continues it poses a serious problem to global sustainability. Rapid development in nations like India and China have pushed their resource consumption levels up, closing the gap between third and first world. With such a high rate of consumption in the developed countries, there is not much room for the third world to develop without depleting our resources

  • The Need for World Development

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    The Need for World Development There are many reasons for why there is a need for world development such as debt, the need to rely on the weather, war and refugees, inequality around the world, natural disasters and the need for education and health resources. There is a need for world development because at the moment some parts of the world owe huge sums of money to the major banks of developed countries and the amount they owe is always growing. Countries are paying back more than

  • Measuring World Development

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    Measuring World Development Development is a complex economic, social and political phenomenon. There are a range of simple and composite indicators used to measure development. There are many definitions of development, perhaps the most used is; “Development refers to a number of characteristics such as demographic change, economic growth, an increase in the case of resources, modernisation, higher levels of technology and political freedom.” Indicators of development are put into

  • The Global Economic Crisis

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    In the late 2000s, the World suffered from a big global economic crisis which caused “the largest and sharpest drop in global economic activity of the modern era”, in which “most major developed economies find themselves in a deep recession”, according to McKibbin and Stoeckel (1). Because its consequences have a very big impact to the whole world, many economists and scientist have tried to find the causes of the crisis; and some major causes have been emphasized are greed, the defection of the

  • A Comparison of Italy and Bangladesh

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    lower standards of living. Countries that differ in this way are said to be at different stages of development. To be able to identify the more developed countries notice that the richer countries are mainly in the 'North' and the poorer countries in the 'South'. My project is about Bangladesh in comparison to Italy. Italy, which is a lot more developed than Bangladesh, will be the choice for many to visit, however what response will Bangladesh get. Italy Map of Italy Italy is situated

  • Global Inequalities and Interdependence

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    the reasons for the North - South divide, and they all have merits for and against an argument. The North - South divide has developed as a world phenomenon, due to the differences in GNP and development. The real reason for this divide must lie years in the past, and a result of luck in human development. For example where were the first settlements when the world began, what were the exact technological opportunities available thousands of years ago. Why did the North gain the edge over