Essays Tagged: "developing world"


ed and serve to manipulate perceptions of the public."The cumulative effect of the way in which the developing worldis portrayed by charitable organizations and the media is grosslymisleading. And it ... he same problem is with fund-raising agencies, which stress the plight, the misery, the need of the developing world. Of course, it raises money but at the same time distorts people's perceptions. Num ...

(4 pages) 82 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

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

Tourism as an agent for Development in Bali

restrictions of underdevelopment, the decision to encourage tourism is being made more and more by developing world governments. In studying the wide ramifications tourism has on the areas and people ... cations tourism has on the areas and people concerned, it is feasible to analyse its success in the developing countries as a development strategy.The aims of this essay therefore, are to study the gr ...

(11 pages) 212 1 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Can science feed the world?

Can Science feed the world?Over 8 x 108 (18% of the population in the developing world) are living in uncertainty of their next full meal. And 1.85 x 108 million preschoo ...

(2 pages) 56 2 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

India is both a land of ancient culture and a major society of the modern world. This essay explores the work of the India's Architects, one of India's acheivements that is often overlooked.

the work of India's Architects.Comparatively little has been published about design activity in the developing world. The limitations of a developing economy can actually result in a creative response ... ution. Apart from the planning and building process the difficulties of designing and building in a developing economy affect the profession in other ways as well. For instance do Architects have a ro ...

(2 pages) 112 0 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Managing human resources in a cross cultural context: A case study of South Africa

INTRODUCTIONThere is a belief, within the developing-developed world paradigm, reflecting the convergence theory and contingency theory that t ... ed world. This is reflected in the trend for 'western' approaches to management to be imported into developing countries through multinational companies. This may not only affect organizations in the ... ry citizen in promoting individual and societal well being.ECONOMICSouth Africa is a middle-income, developing country with an abundant supply of resources, well-developed financial, legal, communicat ...

(18 pages) 602 0 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Beauty Industry in China

e the pages of glossy magazines, television, billboards, consumer products and the Internet. In the developing world the preoccupation with the body and with Beauty is intensifying and the Beauty Indu ... iful these days than ever before?To be beautiful is presented as being the answer to a problem. The developing countries of the world are going through a period of great turbulence. Just as the Indust ...

(3 pages) 63 1 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Evaluation of ASEAN.

Once hailed as perhaps the most successful example of regional organization in the developing world, ASEAN is now widely perceived to be in decline and ineffective (See). ASEAN, Assoc ...

(5 pages) 159 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

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

Great American cars have changed the major aspects of our lives, and rapidly developing world.

Great American CarsGreat American cars have changed the major aspects of our lives, and rapidly developing world. As one of man's most coveted objects and most powerful fantasy symbols, the car ha ...

(8 pages) 88 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

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

Is America and Empire? Can we square the policies of an empire with democracy and foreign affairs?

specially an emperor or empress. There were many Empires that existed In the early centuries of the developing world. The Roman Empire that began in 27 B.C. was an historical empire that nearly lasted ...

(5 pages) 83 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Although it is easy to respond positively to the work of another person or group, it is far more worthwhile to give negative feedback.

In this fast developing world and rapid changing society, the economical and social ties link us together. We wor ...

(2 pages) 65 2 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Current Views of Ageing: Unduly Pessimistic or Unrealistically Optimistic

e twentieth century, today close to 50% of the population reach the age of 75. Like the rest of the developing world, Australia is experiencing a rapid increase in the proportion and absolute number o ... ris, 1994, Ryan, 1991)Human Service Professionals and Older Persons Organizations play key roles in developing strategies that reflect and advocate positive ageing approaches being careful to avoid th ...

(9 pages) 404 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Compare the lives of women in the developing world with women in the developed world with reference to the violation of human rights.

wide range of opportunities and receive the protection of Human Rights laws. However, women in the developing world often have their rights ignored or violated. They are disadvantaged in all aspects ... stic duties.Women perform the vast majority of work in the world, almost two thirds of it. Women in developing countries often work long hours, as there are no laws such as the 8-hour-day rule. They m ...

(9 pages) 192 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Global AIDS epidemic "in early phase"

eport says. At present, less than four per cent of those in need of antiretroviral treatment in the developing world have access to those drugs."Even if exceptionally effective prevention, treatment a ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Brazil, Enviromental Factors in Short.

forests in tropical areas. In recent years deforestation has been concentrated in this part of the developing world, which lost nearly 200 million hectares between 1980 and 1995. This loss was partia ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

GlaxoSmithKline's Corporate Social Responsibility Practices.

ies and counter-arguments.3) GlaxoSmithKlein's CSR claims and counter-evidence:i) Medicines for the developing world.ii) Business ethics and integrity.iii) Environment, health and safety.iv) Research ... esponsibility (CSR) performance. Some of these issues include: access to essential medicines by the developing world countries, fair pricing of existing drugs, ethical conduct of clinical trials and m ...

(17 pages) 356 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Introducing Better Waste Management into Africa

Waste Management to AfricaAbstractThe rapid rate of uncontrolled and unplanned urbanization in the developing nations of Africa has brought environmental degradation. Indeed, on of the most pressing ... brought environmental degradation. Indeed, on of the most pressing concerns of urbanization in the developing world, especially in Africa, has been the problem of solid-, liquid-, and toxic-waste man ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The relationship between tree resources (including forests) and rural livelihoods (examples are included).

ources that provide varied functions in society and differing roles in rural livelihoods across the developing world" (Potter et al, 1989:268).The above quote establishes that there is a relationship ... e without some sort of settlement it would be difficult for people to make a living. In much of the developing world rural settlements have tended to arise and develop in and around tree resources. On ...

(11 pages) 66 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography