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Folkscanomy Politics: Political Systems, Government and Democratic Organization
Jun 30, 2007 Eelco N. van Kleffens
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A translation of a broadcast by the foreign minister of the Dutch Government in Exile on Dec. 28, 1943
Topics: Netherlands, World War II, Foreign policy
Government Documents
Apr 23, 2008 United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations; National Conference on Great Decisions in United States Foreign Policy (1975 : Washington, D.C.)
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Topics: Foreign Policy Association, United States -- Foreign relations 1945-1989
Peterson Institute for International Economics Archive
Feb 25, 2009 Peterson Institute for International Economics.
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The Chicago Council on Global Affairs releases its Global Agriculture Development Report with policy recommendations for fighting poverty at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, February 25, 2009.
Topics: agriculture, poverty, hunger, development, Africa, South Asia, foreign policy, Chicago Council on...
Peterson Institute for International Economics Archive
Feb 25, 2009 Peterson Institute for International Economics
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The Chicago Council on Global Affairs releases its Global Agriculture Development Report with policy recommendations for fighting poverty at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, February 25, 2009.
Topics: agriculture, poverty, hunger, development, Africa, South Asia, foreign policy, Chicago Council on...
Peterson Institute for International Economics Archive
Feb 25, 2009 Peterson Institute for International Economics
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The Chicago Council on Global Affairs releases its Global Agriculture Development Report with policy recommendations for fighting poverty at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, February 25, 2009.
Topics: agriculture, poverty, hunger, development, Africa, South Asia, foreign policy, Chicago Council on...
Peterson Institute for International Economics Archive
Mar 3, 2009 Peterson Institute for International Economics
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The Chicago Council on Global Affairs releases its Global Agriculture Development Report with policy recommendations for fighting poverty at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, February 25, 2009.
Topics: agriculture, poverty, hunger, development, Africa, South Asia, foreign policy, Chicago Council on...
This is a paper presented at the Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (WCAAS) 'The Internet and Information Technology In The PRC: A Contrast And Comparison With the United States'. 24-26 October 1996. Dimensions are 8 1/2" width by 11" height. Created by Gerard Arthus and released into the Public Domain under the Creative Commons Etext created by Gerard Arthus. http://OpenEducation.org Go to the above site to find out more about the digitization of this item and...
Topics: GAP-000-001, garthus, garthus, PRC, Peoples republic of china, china, foreign policy, united...
Gerard Arthus - Political Campaign News Articles, Writings, Academic Publications, and Related Documents
Aug 4, 2009 Gerard Arthus
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This is an an excerpt from the Program for the Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (WCAAS) 'The Internet and Information Technology In The PRC: A Contrast And Comparison With the United States'. 24-26 October 1996. Dimensions are 8 1/2" width by 11" height. Created by Gerard Arthus and released into the Public Domain under the Creative Commons Etext created by Gerard Arthus. http://OpenEducation.org Go to the above site to find out more about the digitization of...
Topics: GAP-000-001, garthus, garthus1, WCAAS, Peoples republic of china, china, foreign policy, united...
Folkscanomy Politics: Political Systems, Government and Democratic Organization
Sep 2, 2009 Lovestone, Jay 1897-1990
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Key text in the evolution of Lovestones thinking about role of world communism in international affairs. DK267
Topic: Communist International. Soviet Union -- Foreign policy -- 1917-
This is a paper proposal submitted to the Pacific Sociological Association 'The Globalization of American Culture: The Historical Evolution of The Most Recent Opening of the World to the People's Republic of China'. 1991. Dimensions are 8 1/2" width by 11" height. Created by Gerard Arthus and released into the Public Domain under the Creative Commons Etext created by Gerard Arthus. http://OpenEducation.org Go to the above site to find out more about the digitization of this item and...
Topics: GAP-000-001, garthus, garthus1, garthus1, PRC, Peoples republic of china, china, foreign policy,...
Overview of the US labor movements foreign involvement, FTUC, Lovestone, AIFLD etc, with an emphasis on its role on the "destabilization" of Chile before the 1973 coup HD6490.F58
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Topic: Labor unions -- Political activity -- United States. International labor activities. Labor unions...
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
Mar 26, 2011 Radek, Karl, 1885-1939.
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Karl Radek: Das dritte Jahr des Kampfes der Sowjetrepublik gegen das Weltkapital. Leipzig: Frankes Verlag, 1921. 64 pp. (Kleine Bibliothek der Russischen Korrespondenz. 31/32).
Topics: Soviet Union, foreign policy
Folkscanomy Politics: Political Systems, Government and Democratic Organization
Sep 1, 2011 A.C. Freeman
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"Is Hoover Bringing Russia Food or Reaction?" by A.C. Freeman New York Call Magazine, Aug. 7, 1921, pp. 1, 11. This article in the weekly magazine section of the New York Call questions Herbert Hoover's recent announcement that the American Relief Administration would begin work feeding starving children in Soviet Russia. Freeman notes that the previous policy of Hoover's ARA had been "millions for counterrevolutionary emigres, but not one cent for the starving children of Soviet...
Topics: American Relief Administration, ARA, American Foreign Aid, Starvation Relief, 1921 Russian Famine,...
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
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Zinov'ev, Grigorij E. Die russische Revolution und das internationale Proletariat. Zum zweiten Jahrestag der proletarischen Umwälzung in Rußland. [Hamburg]: Verlag der Kommunistischen Internationale, 1920.
Topics: Soviet Union, Communist International, Communism, October Revolution, Foreign Policy
Peterson Institute for International Economics Archive
Dec 19, 2011 Peterson Institute for International Economics
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Marcus Noland discusses the downside risks after the death of Kim Jong-il and suggests that a possible agreement to increase food aid would be appropriate.
Topics: North Korea, Kim Jong-il, Marcus Noland, US foreign policy, food aid, Peterson Institute for...
Peterson Institute for International Economics Archive
May 22, 2012 Peterson Institute for International Economics
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Anders Aslund says President Putin will continue a hard line on foreign policy, but his team of technocrats is notable for the absence of KGB operatives and others with a reputation for corruption.
Topics: Russia, Putin, foreign policy, corruption, Russian cabinet, Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for...
Peterson Institute for International Economics Archive
Jun 14, 2012 Peterson Institute for International Economics
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World Bank President Robert Zoellick shares his outlook on global economic and foreign policy issues at an event held at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on June 14, 2012.
Topics: Robert Zoellick, Word Bank, global economy, world economy, foreign policy, United States, Peterson...
This is a paper titled 'The Globalization of American Culture in China and the Resurgence of Chinese Nationalism: A Preliminary Survey'. It was presented at the pacific Sociological Association in 1997. Dimensions are 8 1/2" width by 11" height. This work was created by Gerard Arthus and is in the Public Domain under the Creative Commons License.
Topics: GAP-000-001, garthus, garthus1, garthus1, PRC, Peoples republic of china, china, foreign policy,...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Computers and Automation Journal
May 16, 2013
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From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. computersAndAutomation :: 197112
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Topics: computer, computers, data, automation, processing, kennedy, cia, programming, bundy, assassination,...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Computers and Automation Journal
May 16, 2013
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From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. computersAndAutomation :: 197106
Topics: computer, computers, data, automation, systems, univ, processing, bolden, ncic, ibm, data...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: American Legion-NAC-15
Topics: tho, american, huac, caltencom, communist, atgen, labor, soviet, committee, legion, huac huac,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: FBI monograph-Funds and Foundations
Topics: united, foundation, foundations, foreign, american, soviet, international, rockefeller, nations,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Foreign Policy Assn-HQ-1
Topics: tho, foreign, marihuana, international, war, policy, united, association, american, tte, foreign...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Foreign Policy Assn-HQ-2
Topics: foreign, united, american, fpa, informant, soviet, policy, economic, russia, puerto, foreign...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Foreign Policy Assn-HQ-3
Topics: foreign, program, american, policy, fpa, discussion, association, bureau, communist, committee,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Foreign Policy Assn-HQ-4
Topics: foreign, policy, bureau, fpa, fbi, association, soviet, communist, concerning, program, foreign...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Foreign Policy Assn-HQ-5
Topics: foreign, fpa, communist, united, american, policy, federal, bureau, edgar, fbi, foreign policy,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Foreign Policy Assn-HQ-6
Topics: foreign, american, foreign policy, united, association, program, affairs, international, policy,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Foreign Policy Assn-HQ-7
Topics: foreign, oregon, writer, bureau, fbi, association, policy, communist, program, vietnam, foreign...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Foreign Policy Assn-HQ-EBF180
Topics: foreign, american, fpa, grand, policy, jury, association, senator, united, communist, grand jury,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files A-Z
Jun 11, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Foreign Policy Assn-HQ-EBF84
Topics: communist, foreign, american, fpa, united, soviet, ipr, china, committee, policy, foreign policy,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Communist Party of the USA
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Alleged Communists in State Dept-HQ-1
Topics: senator, duran, loyalty, department, tho, mccarthy, advised, stated, hanson, bureau, loyalty...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Communist Party of the USA
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Communist Party Line Section 10
Topics: labor, negro, american, soviet, political, communist, socialism, november, imperialism, communists,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Communist Party of the USA
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Communist Party Line Section 11
Topics: labor, negro, american, federal, political, soviet, workers, worker, youth, communist, communist...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Communist Party of the USA
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Communist Party Line Section 17
Topics: worker, midweek, american, communist, labor, mccarran, united, socialist, peace, kennedy, soviet...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Communist Party of the USA
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Communist Party Line Section 18
Topics: negro, midweek, labor, soviet, communist, mccarran, united, american, political, youth, cold war,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Communist Party of the USA
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Communist Party Line Section 22
Topics: negro, federal, communist, labor, soviet, program, political, socialist, centers, military, soviet...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Communist Party of the USA
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Communist Party Line Section 24
Topics: vietnam, negro, war, labor, peace, communist, political, rights, november, struggle, communist...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Communist Party of the USA
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Communist Party Line Section 3
Topics: daily, labor, federal, program, political, geneva, soviet, united, negro, colonial, daily worker,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Communist Party of the USA
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Communist Party Line Section 4
Topics: daily, labor, worker, political, soviet, federal, communist, negro, socialism, daily worker,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Communist Party of the USA
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Communist Party Line Section 2.PDF
Topics: daily, labor, negro, soviet, worker, august, july, peace, united, eisenhower, daily worker,...
Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Extreme Right Groups
Jun 12, 2013
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Freedom of Information Act Document: FOIA: Church League of America-HQ-1
Topics: communist, bundy, edgar, church, american, bureau, churches, league, national, communists, church...
Folkscanomy: Energy and Energy Policy
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Peak Oil-Security policy implications of scarce resources
Topics: oil, energy, peak, countries, security, global, october, production, supply, conflict, peak oil,...
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
Apr 12, 2014 Jack Otto
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Little did Jack or his regular listeners know that this would be Jack's final show. Ironically, spent a good portion of this episode discussing the mysterious death of Washington based investigative journalist Danny Casolaro who died on August 10th, 1991. Casolaro had been writing a book with reems of information he had collected over many years about what he called "The Octopus". He had appeared exuberant to most of his friends before his death, noting that he was about to "wrap...
Topics: Jack Otto, New World Order, NWO, Forbidden Knowledge, Illuminati, history, conspiracy, Danny...
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
Apr 28, 2014 Kansas City Public Library
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Columbia University’s Robert Jervis maintained that though the United States is now unusually secure, there persists a widespread sense that the world is in fact deeply threatening. This event took place on March 26, 2014 at the Central Branch.
Topics: Robert Jervis, Columbia University, Park University, Hauptmann Lecture, international policy,...
National Security Agency Cryptolog Technical Journal
May 21, 2014 National Security Agency
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Features: Thoughts Old And New, Random And Causal (U) Development Of On-line Processing Systems (U) A Parting Shot (U) by E. Leigh Sawyer I Remember... (U) by W.P. Meyer (U) On Spelling "Plain?text" (U) National Interests: Cornerstone Of Our Foreign Policy (U) Programming, Creativity, And Humor (U) NSA-Crostic No. 58 (U) by D.H.W.
Topics: NSA, Cryptolog, declassified, redacted, ion, oct, ional, nsa, foreign policy, nat ional, official...
The Magazine Rack
Aug 9, 2014
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Topics: ai bot clone sikorski, gazeta zsrr, Collapse of the Soviet Union Is Wrong – Foreign Policy, zsrr,...
This brief issues booklet provides basic information about the arms control issue in Europe, as of 1988. The table of contents includes the following: (1) "Trying Again"; (2) "Prelude to Arms Control"; (3) "The First Attempts: MBFR (Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions) and CSCE (Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe); (4) "CAFE (Conventional Armed Forces in Europe): The Political and Military Environment"; (5) "The Future of Conventional Arms...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Armed Forces, Conflict, Diplomatic History, Disarmament, Foreign...
This brief issues booklet provides basic information about the role of the Catholic Church in Poland, the erosion of Communist party leadership over the past year (as of 1981), the rise of the Solidarity Union and the economic problems plaguing the Polish people. An introduction is followed by the following sections: (1) "History of a Millennium"; (2) "Communist Poland"; (3) "Solidarity"; (4) "Church, Farm, and Freedom"; (5) "Poland between East and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Catholics, Communism, Conflict, Diplomatic History, Foreign Countries, Foreign...
This brief issues booklet provides basic information about the emerging democracy in the Philippines, as of 1989. The topics covered include the following: (1) "All in the Family"; (2) "The American Legacy"; (3) "An Enduring Presence"; (4) "Revolution: The Overthrow of President Marcos"; and (5) "Democracy Restored: Cory Aquino Victorious." A list of discussion questions and a 15-item annotated reading list conclude the booklet. (EH)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Colonialism, Conflict, Diplomatic History, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Global...
This report informs about an international seminar, convened by the Lugansk Regional Committee of Educators for Peace. Among the interrelated themes dealt with included: (1) the role of technology in education for a new age; (2) systems thinking; (3) education for peace and new world order; (4) international projects such as "The Peace Ribbon"; (5) support groups for communication training; and (6) education for international understanding. The seminar is part of the Project for...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Global Education,...
This book examines the changed, and changing, international monetary system. It describes how the system has evolved under nine Presidents, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Ronald Reagan. It also discusses the broader evolution of the world economy during this period, including the trade and investment issues to which international monetary policy is closely linked. The subjects are predominantly international but have a major impact on domestic economies. These international effects are why they...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Banking, Economic Change, Economics, Finance Reform, Financial Policy, Financial...
This book examines the two global trends of rising population and output on environmental change in the 21st century. These environmental changes can be thought of as "scarcities" of vital resources such as soil, water, and a stable climate and may cause widespread social disorder and violence. Contemporary examples of conflict are featured to highlight what those changes could possibly cause in the next century. The book explores why environmental issues have become so prominent in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Climate, Conservation (Environment), Demography, Economics, Environmental Influences,...
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Archive
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This guide examines many of the organizations doing work in the international field and provides an overview of employment opportunities in some of those areas. The introductions to the chapters are by outstanding leaders in their fields who provide inside information about the nature of the work, qualifications and prospects for employment and who offer job hunting advice. The profiles of representative companies and other organizations give a description of the organization and information...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Career Awareness, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Careers,...
This document is designed to teach students about foreign public opinion and its impact on U.S. foreign policy. As information and communication exchange among nations proliferates, it is important for citizens to understand foreign societies and for U.S. policies to be understood and accepted by other nations. The purpose of this document is to explain the role of the United States Information Agency, and to teach the importance of broadening dialogue between the people of the United States...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Citizenship Education, Civics, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Instructional...
This publication reports on the results of 35,793 high school participants in the Foreign Policy Association's 1993 study and discussion program focusing on opinions about U.S. foreign policy. The topics highlighted in the research include: (1) the U.S. in a New World; (2) the United Nations; (3) Germany's role; (4) China; (5) Trade; (6) Russian and Central Asian Republics; (7) India and Pakistan; and (8) Children at Risk. Demographic data are included about those returning the survey. The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Attitude Measures, Current Events, Foreign Policy, Global Approach, High Schools,...
BronxNet Video Archives
Oct 17, 2014 Open
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OPEN is shot LIVE from BronxNet's studios and invites viewers to participate through phone or email. The show builds on the station's mission to provide useful information to the Bronx public, while helping young adults develop media careers. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday OPEN helps Bronx community organizations share information about issues and services, give exposure to artists working in various media, showcase video art, provide a forum for discussion and debate, and updates viewers...
Topics: open, bronxnet tv, public, access, bronxmedia, music, entertainment, sports, performs, bronx nyc,...
The discussion guide explores the policy debate over immigration to the United States with regard to economic and quality of life concerns, environmental issues, and ethical considerations. The first article discusses the growing sentiments against immigration while using an historical account of U.S. immigration history and laws. While a consensus exists regarding the need to reduce illegal immigration, disagreement remains as to how many legal immigrants should be accepted. The economic...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Acculturation, Community Change, Discussion, Discussion Groups, Foreign Nationals,...
The International Media section of this collection of conference presentations contains the following 15 papers: "Testing the Interaction of the Third-Person Effect and Spiral of Silence in a Political Pressure Cooker: The Case of Hong Kong" (Lars Willnat); "The Use of Small State Variables in Research on Coverage of Foreign Policy: New Zealand and the ANZUS Crisis" (Lianne Fridriksson); "Romance Reading in the Third World: A Postcolonial Intersection of Gender,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Broadcast Industry, Content Analysis, Developing Nations, Ethnography, Foreign...
This document is the third in a series of biennial reports on the United States Institute of Peace. The Institute devotes itself to matters of international peace based on freedom and justice. Functioning as a nonideological educational resource for policymakers and officials, the Institute does not intervene directly in the formulation or conduct of U.S. foreign policy. Principal purposes of the Institute include: (1) expanding knowledge about international conflict and peace by sponsoring...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conflict Resolution, Disarmament, Foreign Policy, Government Role, Higher Education,...
This hearing discusses the profound political changes taking place in the world with the collapse of the Communist governments of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, and the importance of an exchange of students and educational programs among nations in an attempt to promote a new manner of thinking to go along with the new world situation. It is urged that the United States Information Agency (USIA) be strengthened and improved so that it will support the needs of U.S. citizens to understand...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Policy, Higher Education, International Cooperation, International...
To assist the Competitiveness Policy Council in drawing up this report, four of the Council's eight subcouncils were asked to provide their assessment of recent federal initiatives and to make any new recommendations that seemed appropriate. The participating subcouncils were Critical Technologies, Public Infrastructure, Trade Policy, and Training. This document consists of the report of the council as a whole followed by the four individual subcouncil reports. The major federal initiatives...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Business, Competition, Dislocated Workers, Economic Development,...
This ERIC Digest discusses issues relating to teaching about U.S. foreign policy in the changing international environment following the end of the Cold War era and the disintegration of the Soviet Union. The document treats: (1) the need and rationale for teaching and learning about current foreign policy issues; (2) main themes in foreign policy education in the post-Cold War era; (3) balance, inquiry, and decision making in the classroom; and (4) current classroom materials. The U.S. public...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign...
This document reports on the tenor and outcomes of the National Issues Forums held in 1991-92 on three issues. The report draws upon three resources: short participant questionnaires, descriptions from groups' convenors, and detailed analysis of the taped proceedings of 10 groups. The report is organized in three sections, each consisting of a report from the forums and excerpts from the public response to each issue by a group of representatives from the national media and Congress who met to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship...
This program guide assists in discussions of critical social and political issues by providing a framework for considering which conditions warrant a use of military force. The guide examines the question from two different but related angles: military force and those reasons for war most commonly offered. The document includes the following sections: (1) "Are There Reasonable Grounds for War?"--A Framework for Discussion; (2) A Summary of Major Discussion Points; (3) Part 1, Ethical...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Discussion Groups, Ethics, Foreign Policy, International Relations,...
World War II was the last time when overall U.S.-Japan relations, and the economic relationship in particular, were as bad as appears to be the case in the 1990s. The United States and Japan are, respectively, the two largest economies in the world. The Japanese have the second leading market for U.S. products trailing only Canada. Japan buys more U.S. goods than France, Germany, and Italy combined. The United States is the leading foreign investor in Japan. Japan is the second leading foreign...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Developed Nations, Economic Factors, Economics Education, Elementary...
The nations of the Pacific Rim comprise an increasingly important world economic region. Of these countries, Japan is clearly the most powerful and important. While the United States is an important trading partner for Japan, the Japanese are paying increasing attention to the neighboring nations of the Pacific Rim. This digest examines the political and economic factors that influence Japan's relations with its Asian neighbors. The Japanese are in the process of redefining the role their...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Asian Studies, Economic Development, Elementary Secondary Education,...
Jointly authored by an official of the Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and a Bloomfield Hills Public Schools System (Michigan) school teacher, this document is designed to support the secondary school social studies curriculum in the study of Japan. The volume examines prevailing U.S. views of Japan, Japan's socio-economic comparison with industrial countries, 10 myths supported by the prevailing U.S. view of Japan, the "Grand Pacific" Alliance, and facts that...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Economic Factors, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Foreign Policy,...
This document on teaching about the effects of the world on everyday lives argues that this knowledge does not come naturally because of the traditions in teaching and research in international relations. This field of study traditionally has focused on the relations between territorial states in the interstate system, and on the foreign policies of these states. Emphasis has focused primarily on conflicts and wars among the big powers, and on their efforts to control part or all of the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Citizen Participation, Foreign Policy, Global Approach, Higher Education,...
Teachers can approach U.S. history since 1945 in two time periods. The first is "Postwar America" (1945-1973), the playing out of the economic, cultural, social, cultural/intellectual, and foreign policy thrusts and attitudes that grew out of the Great Depression and World War II. The second era, "Recent America" (1973-present), comprises an erosion and reshaping of those earlier attitudes in a process whose full configuration remains incomplete. Postwar economics consisted...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cultural Context, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Policy,...
Testimony on federal aid to higher education in Africa is recorded in this report of a congressional hearing. Subcommittee chairman Senator Paul Simon opened by describing his hope that more U.S. aid be directed to the relatively new but now deteriorating African institutions of higher education. John Hicks, from the Bureau for Africa at the Agency for International Development, testified on early efforts to assist Kenya and Uganda, past assistance in agricultural higher education, and current...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Black Colleges, Developing Nations, Federal Aid, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy,...
Continued communication about environmental education (EE) issues is a goal of UNESCO. This document consists of the four issues of the UNESCO-UNEP Environmental Education Newsletter published in 1993. Each issue contains a lead story, followed by regular sections that report EE activities in participating countries and regions, new EE centers, upcoming conferences, and EE news and publications. The lead stories for these four issues discuss: (1) teaching global change through EE; (2) a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conferences, Conservation (Environment), Curriculum Development, Environmental...
This document was created to serve as a major networking tool of the National Clearinghouse on Development Education (NCoDE). The purpose of the document is to share state of the art practices and common concerns among the expanding development education community. Among the items in the publication is an interview with Elizabeth Hogan, coordinator of the USAID Biden-Pell program. There is also an interview with U.S. Senator Joseph Biden and an analysis of the seven-year history of the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Developing Nations, Foreign Policy, International Relations, Needs Assessment,...
This document discusses the need to increase the amount of U.S. international funding that goes to basic education. Because U.S. foreign aid programs are reviewed prior to a new fiscal year, this paper suggests that people can make a difference by working to raise the profile of basic education and by encouraging U.S. policymakers to increase funding and use more appropriate methods for implementing basic education programs. Basic education is defined as that which meets basic learning needs...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Daily Living Skills, Developing Nations,...
This document consists of two publications: a participants' booklet designed to promote discussion among small groups, and a Leader's Guide. The participants' booklet contains information on four important issues in the 1992 election year: health care, the economy, welfare reform, and foreign policy. "The Health Care Crisis in America" contains background information, a discussion of ethical issues, a discussion of policy issues, and a list of sources of additional information....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Citizenship Education, Democratic Values, Discussion Groups, Discussion (Teaching...