Summer 2015 Midterm Exam
Global Issues Final Exam
Please respond to each of the following questions with a succinct paragraph. Remember to reference statistics, quotes and other people’s ideas. Remember this is not a copy and paste scavenger hunt; you should paraphrase or summarize other author’s findings. Your final exam must be uploaded into Moodle.
Upon uploading your exam into Moodle, you are agreeing that you have not discussed any of the questions with anyone else but the Professor. You are encouraged to seek assistance from Academic Support Services regarding proofreading or helping you organize your thoughts. They are not there to give you the answers. Realize they will be incredibly busy at the end of semester, so you should seek their assistance now.
What are the root causes of modern day slavery/indentured servitude?
Describe one of the four megatrends that Jack A. Goldstone believes will change the world?
Where does the term first and third world countries come from and what have they been replaced by?
Describe an action being taken to combat the effects of Climate Change?
Energy, food and water insecurity are often referred to as a nexus whereby changing one can have a positive or negative impact on another. Describe one global issue where this interconnectedness is present.
Describe how the International Humanitarian Law principles of Distinction, Proportionality and Military Necessity are used to determine whether a Military Commander can strike a school being used as a headquarters by known terrorist leaders.
Moises Naim writes about the difficulty in today’s wars being asymmetrical and irregular. How does that differ from past wars such as World War I.
Major General Patrick Cammart, once said “It has probably become more dangerous to be a woman than a soldier in an armed conflict.” How does armed conflict affect women differently than men?
The United Nations High Commission on Refugees estimates that there are approximately 52 million refugees and internally displaced persons (IDP) around the world today. Discuss one of the challenges that a refugee or IDP may face?
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