Essays Tagged: "developing nations"

Refugees in Africa

caping racial and ethnic oppression and economic hardship. Caught in the turmoil that characterizes developing nations in the 20th century, some African nations have refugees going both in and out of ...

(5 pages) 118 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Triumphs and Tragedies of the International Monetary Fund & World Bank

ter fifty years of commitment to that noble goal, after providing more than $100 billion dollars to developing nations, the program is facing grave opposition and a possible end to its organization. A ...

(8 pages) 329 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

United Nations. Speaks of Reform Japan fith committee

y in U.S. dollars which are earned strictly through trade, the United States indirectly causes many developing nations to fall behind on payments. Secondly, the struggle just to maintain one of the tw ...

(2 pages) 54 1 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Problems of Modernization in Developing Nations

Problems of Modernization in Developing NationsThe economic situation which exists in the developing world today, is the result o ... ich exists in the developing world today, is the result of the relationship between the modern, and developing nations of the world. Modernized nations benefited from this relationship because it gave ... nship because it gave them access to natural resources. However, because of this relationship, many developing nations now suffer from severe problems. These nations are attempting to change the situa ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

AIDS/HIV problem in South Africa. Tackling the problem from a new perspective.

maceutical companies replied by taking them to court. How is this fair? Is this the price the poor, developing nations have to pay because their system abides with international laws and regulations? ... n (CW, Henderson). The whole continent as a matter of fact is ravaged by the disease simply because developing countries can only afford to spend 4-5 dollars a year on health care. Brand name pharmace ...

(8 pages) 235 1 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Economic benefits of sweatshop labour.

e. An economic analysis of the economics of sweatshops identifies their benefit to the economies of developing nations. Globalization has caused an increase in sweatshop labour, which benefits the eco ... they enable to country's economy to grow and prosper.Sweatshop labour acts as a stepping stone for developing nations to experience economic development. Over time many nations have been able to expe ...

(4 pages) 208 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Exporting pesticides.

Exporting Pesticides to Developing CountriesAs cited in the debate "Should We Export Pesticides to Developing Nations?", the ... Goodpaster and Laura Nash) and Con (Jefferson Reynolds) side of the many effects pesticides pose to developing nations. On the Pro side there is the argument that insects and rodents eat up to 50 perc ... argument that insects and rodents eat up to 50 percent of all crops that are desperately needed by developing countries fast growing populations, and also the effects of pesticides to help control th ...

(7 pages) 203 2 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

This is a memo written for Model United Nations for the country of France briefing their position on Children's Rights.

in extremely dangerous work conditions. Although a large majority of them live in underdeveloped or developing nations, quite a large number of underage workers work in farm fields and sweatshops in i ... heir development."Although child labor has been exponentially decreasing in industrialized nations, developing countries continue to rely on child labor. One instance of this can be found within Madag ...

(2 pages) 137 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The main cause of environmental degradation is the size of the human population.

become a global public policy issue during the mind twentieth century as mortality declines in many developing nations were not matched with reductions in fertility resulting in unprecedented growth r ... ze as well as large movement of people from rural to urban areas or international migration in most developing countries has led to a growing number of mega cities that have in many cases overwhelmed ...

(8 pages) 377 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Persuasive paper: Sweatshop benifits. A look from the worker's point of view. Why it is not a negative experience.

isery they can engender, sweatshops at least offer a precarious escape from the poverty that is the developing world's greatest problem.Globalization has caused an increase in sweatshop labor, which b ... st problem.Globalization has caused an increase in sweatshop labor, which benefits the economies of developing nations and the standard of living of the sweatshop laborers despite some detrimental eff ...

(5 pages) 169 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This essay about alcohol damage to people who drink it every day and how to prevent it.

stern Europe and the former Soviet Union. This increase is paralleled in other countries, including developing nations. After 1980, however, consumption remained relatively stable in many western Euro ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

HIV in Africa

lthy and industrialized countries; in fact, the HIV epidemic has had the most severe results in the developing nations of the world. Over 95 percent of people living with HIV/AIDS live in low income c ...

(1 pages) 69 2 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


reated a situation where businesses from developed countries have the opportunity to set up shop in developing countries in order to control the large markets that reside in the developing nations aro ... eveloping nations around the world. What this does is drain away capital from the poorer members of developing nations and put it in the hands of huge corporations. As Roger Burbach puts it, "...the c ...

(4 pages) 124 1 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Role of the Family

rcumstance.It seems readily evident from an examination of the nature and role of the family in the developing world that form may indeed follow function. Many sociological studies conducted in recent ... is patternof family roles in society, established over long centuries, still applies in most of the developing nations of the Third World.Examinations of the sociological histories of various areas of ...

(6 pages) 245 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The brandt report

men and leaders to take a close look at the failure of the global economy and the problems plaguing developing nations, the north-south commission. The Brandt Commission made a set of recommendations ... new approach to the problems of development, including an emergency program to eliminate poverty in developing nations. The report over two years to compile. On February 12, 1980 the Commission presen ...

(5 pages) 43 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Anti-dumping - the controversy

tidumping measures on products that have not really been dumped. Since the 1994 Uruguay Round, many developing nations feel that they have been unfairly targeted for antidumping penalties by the indus ... taxes may also cause the domestic price to be higher than the foreign price. As is the case in many developing nations, skewed market operations and corruption among buyers in the home country may als ...

(16 pages) 185 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Critical Review-Public Access to Computers and Computing Facilities

s are arguing that increased investment is needed to close the digital divide between developed and developing nations. As a developing nation, Malaysia does invest quite a big amount of money in buil ... can be operated on a cost-sharing basis, including the ICT Agenda into Aid Programmes for under and developing nations of the South and to make it a priority in organisations like the World Bank, Worl ...

(7 pages) 133 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The advent of the WTO has benefited the economic growth of developing countries by enabling them to engage in international trade and investment. Do u agree?

IntroductionThe influence of WTO on developing countries has been long debated in the society; this paper focuses on the question of whe ... s been long debated in the society; this paper focuses on the question of whether WTO has benefited developing countries in their involvement in international market. Firstly, the general background o ... e. And the second part of the paper deals with different arguments towards the influences of WTO on developing countries. These arguments are concerned with 3 main problems: 1) Whether developing nati ...

(7 pages) 275 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Explain the difference between GDI and GEM and do you think that these measures are really appropriate to measure women's status and decision-making power in the Arab region

The United Nations development program is a program aimed and geared towards helping developing nations towards real development. Obviously development can't by any means take place wit ... this that the GEM indicators are completely useless simply because they don't match the criteria of developing countries; the reason why the indicators were made in the first place. If we were ... e of women employers, number of self employed women and number of women owning land for example. In developing countries these are the factors that truly establish gender empowerment. In essenc ...

(6 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Child Labour: Is Boycotting the Answer?

In the world today, especially third world and developing nations, child labour is a major problem. It involves the exploitation of children, forci ...

(2 pages) 73 2 2.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights