Economics

 

-International trade: 

http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/index.php/International_trade

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_trade

http://trade.gov/index.asp

http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/industry/otea/

http://dir.yahoo.com/Business_and_Economy/trade/international_trade_organizations/

http://www.sba.gov/oit/

 

-Fair trade

http://www.transfairusa.org/content/support/?gclid=CIqiv6nG6IkCFR98YAodrU1BF

http://www.fairtradefederation.org/_

http://www.fairtrade.net/

http://www.fairtradefederation.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_trade

http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/

http://www.globalexchange.org/campaigns/fairtrade/coffee/

http://www.globalexchange.org/campaigns/fairtrade/

http://www.equalexchange.com/

http://www.fairtrade.net/

http://www.maketradefair.com/en/index.htm

 

-Trade organizations (NAFTA, EU, ASEAN, OPEC, APEC, Mercosur, etc.)

http://www.mac.doc.gov/nafta/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Free_Trade_Agreement

http://europa.eu/index_en.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Union

http://www.aseansec.org/

http://ec.europa.eu/comm/external_relations/asean/intro/index.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_of_Southeast_Asian_Nations

http://www.opec.org/home/

http://www.opec.org/aboutus/history/history.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OPEC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercosur

http://www.mercosurtc.com/

 

-Outsourcing and Offshoring (pros and cons)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outsourcing

http://www.outsourcing.com/

http://www.networkworld.com/topics/outsourcing.html

http://www.cio.com/sourcing/outsourcing/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offshoring

http://www.networkworld.com/topics/offshoring.html

http://www.mckinsey.com/mgi/rp/offshoring/

 

-Black Market

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_market

http://www.canadianeconomy.gc.ca/english/economy/black_market.html

http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/11/11/2090589.pdf

http://blogs.usyd.edu.au/bizart/2006/08/the_black_market_the_other_bus.html

http://www.ips-dc.org/downloads/addicted-Intro-Summary.PDF

 

-Globalization

http://www.imf.org/external/np/exr/ib/2000/041200.htm

http://www1.worldbank.org/economicpolicy/globalization/

http://www.globalization101.org/

http://www.globalisationguide.org/

http://www.globalpolicy.org/globaliz/index.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globalization

http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/display.article?id=3652

http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/

 

-Economic liberalization  Pros and cons

http://www.globalpolicy.org/globaliz/econ/globmark.htm

http://www.globalpolicy.org/globaliz/econ/index.htm

http://www.imf.org/external/np/exr/ib/2001/110801.htm

http://india_resource.tripod.com/liber.html

http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/inst/papers/1999/dp105/index.htm

http://www.unescap.org/tid/projects/globalize_wgvictor.pdf

http://mercury.soas.ac.uk/economics/workpap/adobe/wp79.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_liberalization

 

-Globalization and wage inequality

http://www.eldis.org/static/DOC12479.htm

http://ideas.repec.org/p/upf/upfgen/970.html

http://ideas.repec.org/p/ewc/wpaper/wp26.html

http://www.gdnet.org/pdf/2002AwardsMedalsWinners/GrowthInequalityPoverty/Rajat_Acharya.Sugata_Marjit_paper.pdf

http://www.economics.pomona.edu/cconrad/pid00L7.pdf

http://www.gapresearch.org/production/JeevikaTex.pdf#search=

 

-Incidence of increased demands on states to provide social insurance

http://www.nber.org/feldstein/aeajan8.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_security

 

-ìAmericanizationî (Coca-Cola, McDonalds, Starbucks)

http://www.gluckman.com/Americanization.html

http://www.msu.edu/~millettf/americanization.html

http://chronicle.com/free/v49/i35/35b00701.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Americanization

http://www.mrdowling.com/608-americanization.html

 

-States as agents of globalization (active or passive?)

http://www.imf.org/external/np/exr/ib/2000/041200.htm

http://www1.worldbank.org/economicpolicy/globalization/

http://www.globalization101.org/

http://www.globalisationguide.org/

http://www.globalpolicy.org/globaliz/index.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globalization

http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/display.article?id=3652

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Globalization

 

-Globalization and the middle class

http://www.imf.org/external/np/exr/ib/2000/041200.htm

http://www1.worldbank.org/economicpolicy/globalization/

http://www.globalization101.org/

http://www.globalisationguide.org/

http://www.globalpolicy.org/globaliz/index.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globalization

http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/display.article?id=3652

 

-Globalization and health (especially for less-developed countries)

http://www.globalizationandhealth.com/

http://www.globalizationandhealth.com/articles/browse.asp

http://www.globalhealth.org/assets/html/drmed3.html

http://www.theglobalist.com/DBWeb/Community.aspx?FeatureId=55

http://www.imf.org/external/np/res/docs/2003/031703.pdf

 

-Dominance of English language (language loss)

http://archives.cnn.com/2000/TECH/computing/01/12/world.without.borders/index.html

http://www.cepr.org/press/DP2055PR.htm

http://courses.nus.edu.sg/course/ellibst/poco/paper6.html

http://www.wordquests.info/Eng-lang-dominance.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/1490463.stm

http://web.inter.nl.net/users/Paul.Treanor/eulang.html

 

-Globalization and Armed Conflict

http://www.rowmanlittlefield.com/Catalog/SingleBook.shtml?command=Search&db=%5EDB/CATALOG.db&eqSKUdata=0742518329

http://www.freethechildren.com/getinvolved/geteducated/waraffectedchildren.htm

http://folk.uio.no/hahegre/Papers/ecshockECPR.pdf

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Globalization#Promotion_of_Conflict

 

Environment

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Globalization_

-Teakwood

http://www.american.edu/TED/teak.htm

http://www4.colgate.edu/scene/nov1996/redford.html

http://www.1-costaricalink.com/articles/deforestation_reforestation.htm

http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/005/AC773E/ac773e0e.htm

http://ags.ou.edu/~bwallach/documents/Deforestation.pdf

http://www.forests.org/archive/asia/teakweek.htm

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/story/cms.php?story_id=3646

 

-Deforestation and environmental degradation; logging for products

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deforestation

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Library/Deforestation/

http://www.botany.uwc.ac.za/Envfacts/facts/deforestation.htm

http://www.umich.edu/~gs265/society/deforestation.htm

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/eye/deforestation/effect.html

http://www.mongabay.com/brazil.html

http://www.wrm.org.uy/deforestation/

 

-Pollution due to industrial factories, cars, etc.

               Industrial

http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0861889.html

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/Pollution/17314/Industrial-Pollution

http://www.unu.edu/unupress/unupbooks/uu35ie/uu35ie00.htm

http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTPROGRAMS/EXTIE/NIPREXT/0,,menuPK:1909314~pagePK:64168176~piPK:64168140~theSitePK:1909289,00.html

http://www.scorecard.org/

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/ippc/index.htm

http://www.usgs.gov/science/science.php?term=1723

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/sci/A0861889.html

http://www.islington.gov.uk/Environment/Pollution/AirQuality/897.asp

    Automobile

http://www.ecsel.psu.edu/~mpb181/auto/page2.html

http://www.intech.unu.edu/research/current_research/knowledge_economy/mytelka/2004_080.php

http://www.informaction.org/cgi-bin/gPage.pl?menu=menua.txt&main=car_intro.txt&s=Cars

http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=4740839

http://www.protectingwater.com/automobile.html

http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-ead-p2-auto-98prgrpt.pdf

http://www.nsc.org/ehc/mobile/mse_fs.htm

http://www.enquirer.com/editions/2004/07/29/loc_highways29.html

http://www.epa.state.oh.us/opp/consumer/carp2.html

http://www.hyderabadgreens.org/automobile.html

 

-Over use of natural resources (scarcity of the commons)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/questions/resource/index.html

http://www.populationaction.org/resources/factsheets/factsheet_13.htm

http://www.populationaction.org/resources/publications/peopleinthebalance/pages/index.php

http://www.dallasfed.org/research/efr/2000/efr0001a.pdf

http://www.rff.org/documents/RFF-DP-05-14.pdf

http://www.rff.org/Documents/RFF-IB-00-tahvonen.pdf

http://www.prio.no/page/Project_detail/CSCW_Staff_alpha_ALL/9244/44669.html

http://www-tnswep.ra.utk.edu/activitiesPDFs/mg.pdf

 

-Avian flu

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/avian/

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTHEALTHNUTRITIONANDPOPULATION/EXTTOPAVIFLU/0,,menuPK:1793605~pagePK:64168427~piPK:64168435~theSitePK:1793593,00.html

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/avian/gen-info/facts.htm

http://www.who.int/csr/disease/avian_influenza/en/

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/bird-flu/DS00566/DSECTION=4

http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/conditions/birdflu1.shtml

http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/articles/article.aspx?articleId=1565&sectionId=13196

http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/avianflu/

http://www.adb.org/Documents/EDRC/Policy_Briefs/PB042.pdf

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:20663668~pagePK:34370~piPK:42770~theSitePK:4607,00.html

 

-Kyoto Protocol and carbon dioxide emissions trading (global warming)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol

http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/convkp/kpeng.html

http://unfccc.int/2860.php

http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/kyoto/kyotorpt.html

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/climat/kyoto.htm

http://www.greenhouse.gov.au/international/kyoto/index.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4267245.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4267245.stm

http://www.ec.gc.ca/climate/kyoto-e.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_warming

http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/

http://www.climatecrisis.net/

http://www.nrdc.org/globalWarming/default.asp

 

-Environmental regulations

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_law

http://www.strategy-business.com/press/article/06409?gko=cc002-1876-20604513&tid=230&pg=all

http://csdngo.igc.org/finance/fin_WTO_FDI_mabey.htm

http://www.aeanet.org/GovernmentAffairs/gaet_EnvUpdate042704.asp

http://www.mckennalong.com/practices-75.html

http://www.envirolink.org/topics.html?topicsku=2002109191111&topic=Environmental%20Legislation%20and%20Policy&topictype=topic

http://www.hklaw.com/Publications/Newsletters.asp?IssueID=429&Article=2407

 

-Genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture

http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/elsi/gmfood.shtml

http://www.euractiv.com/en/biotech/genetically-modified-organisms/article-117498

http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/res/index_en.htm

http://www.fao.org/AG/magazine/GMOs.pdf

http://www.developmentgateway.com.au/jahia/Jahia/pid/158

http://crawford.osu.edu/ag/agcolmgmo.htm

http://www.cgiar.org/biotech/rep0100/Johnson.pdf

 

-Energy issues

http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/sdissues/energy/enr.htm

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY/0,,menuPK:336812~pagePK:149018~piPK:149093~theSitePK:336806,00.html

http://ec.europa.eu/energy/nuclear/index_en.html

http://www-formal.stanford.edu/jmc/progress/nuclear-faq.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_energy

http://www.nei.org/

http://home.utah.edu/~ptt25660/tran.html

http://www.webdirectory.com/Science/Energy/Alternative_Energy/

 

-Oil security

http://www.med.govt.nz/templates/StandardSummary____12619.aspx

http://www.globalpolicy.org/security/oil/2002/08jim.htm

http://www.rff.org/Documents/RFF-IB-02-04.pdf

http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/security/Oil/index.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/04/AR2005070400914.html

http://www.businessweek.com/bwdaily/dnflash/content/dec2006/db20061218_326767.htm?campaign_id=msn_oil

http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200210/20/eng20021020_105369.shtml

http://www.api.org/aboutoilgas/security/tomanintloilsecurity.cfm

 

-Food security

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_security

http://www.fao.org/spfs/

http://topics.developmentgateway.org/foodsecurity

http://www.fns.usda.gov/fsec/

http://www.eldis.org/food/index.htm

 

-Water security

http://cfpub.epa.gov/safewater/watersecurity/index.cfm

http://www.watersecurity.org/

http://www.iags.org/n0813043.htm

http://www.hindu.com/br/2004/05/25/stories/2004052500711300.htm

 

-Biodiversity

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biodiversity

http://www.biodiversityhotspots.org/xp/Hotspots/

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/biodiversity/

http://www.biodiv.org/default.shtml

http://www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/index.html

http://www.dbc.uci.edu/~sustain/bio65/Titlpage.htm

 

Human Rights

 

-Labor laws and standards (child labor, forced labor, sweatshops)

http://hrw.org/children/labor.htm

http://www.anti-slaverysociety.addr.com/slaverysasia.htm

http://www.victorianweb.org/history/hist8.html

http://www.stopchildlabor.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_labor

http://www.unicef.org/protection/index_childlabour.html

http://www.worldbank.org/html/extdr/hnp/hddflash/workp/wp_00056.html

http://www.freethechildren.com/getinvolved/geteducated/childlabour.htm

http://www.ilo.org/public/english/standards/ipec/

 

-Corporate responsibility

http://www.business-ethics.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corporate_social_responsibility

 

-Rights of immigrants migrating for labor purposes

http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2006/03/is_the_immigrat.html

http://www.dol.gov/compliance/laws/comp-ina.htm

http://www.nnirr.org/projects/projects_overview.html

http://www.aclu.org/immigrants/index.html

http://www.nnirr.org/immigration/immigration_links.html

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/slavery1.html

 

-Global sex industry

http://www.news24.com/News24/Technology/News/0,,2-13-1443_1471742,00.html

http://www.imadr.org/project/petw/article.html

http://action.web.ca/home/catw/readingroom.shtml?x=16756&AA_EX_Session=6b7855e300571f9a5eea2a9231b083fb

http://action.web.ca/home/catw/readingroom.shtml?x=16755

http://www.humantrafficking.org/publications/373

http://www.humantrafficking.org/search/index.php?action=search&s=Industry

http://www.webcom.com/hrin/magazine/july97/sexslave.html

http://www.uri.edu/artsci/wms/hughes/mhvslave.htm

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/slavery1.html

 

Women's Rights:

http://www.globalization101.org/index.php?file=news1&id=77

 

Child prostitution

http://www.cnn.com/ (search for "sex slavery")

http://www.time.com/time/asia/features/slavery/cover.html

 

Forced prostitution

http://www.cnn.com/ (search for "sex slavery")

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prostitution

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery#Human_trafficking

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trafficking_in_human_beings

 

Human trafficking for sexual exploitation

http://www.humantrafficking.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trafficking_in_human_beings

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/trafficking/

http://www.polarisproject.org/polarisproject/

http://www.gvnet.com/humantrafficking/

http://www.unodc.org/unodc/trafficking_human_beings.html

http://www.cnn.com/ (search for "sex slavery")

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery#Human_trafficking

 

-Intellectual property rights

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_property

http://www.w3.org/IPR/

http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/intelprp/

http://usinfo.state.gov/ei/economic_issues/intellectual_property.html

http://www.iprcommission.org/home.html

 

Organizations

 

-World Trade Organization (protests, controversies)

http://www.wto.org/

http://www.wto.org/english/res_e/statis_e/statis_e.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Trade_Organization

http://www.globalexchange.org/campaigns/wto/

http://www.globalexchange.org/campaigns/wto/OpposeWTO.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/2429503.stm

http://www.gatt.org/

 

-International Monetary Fund (debt, loans, foreign assistance)

http://www.imf.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Monetary_Fund

http://www.imfsite.org/

 

-World Bank

http://www.worldbank.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Bank

http://www.worldbank.org.in/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/SOUTHASIAEXT/INDIAEXTN/0,,menuPK:295589~pagePK:141159~piPK:141110~theSitePK:295584,00.html

 

-International Labor Organization

http://www.ilo.org/

http://www.ilo.org/public/english/standards/ipec/

http://laborsta.ilo.org/

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex_browse.home

 

-Multinational corporations and role in economy

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multinational_corporation

http://www.itcilo.it/english/actrav/telearn/global/ilo/multinat/multinat.htm

http://www.answers.com/topic/multinational-corporation

http://www.globalissues.org/TradeRelated/Corporations.asp

 

-Non-governmental organizations and role in global marketplace

http://www.climatecrisiscoalition.org/links_non_gov.html

http://www.publicpolicy.umd.edu/ecolecon/links.html#ngo

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-governmental_organizations

http://www.freethechildren.com/index.php

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/

http://www.savethechildren.org/

http://www.christianchildrensfund.org/

http://www.webspawner.com/users/environ/

http://www.craftrevival.org/southasia/Bangdesh/NGOHome.htm

 

Politics

 

-Power structure (who has it, who doesnít)

http://www.answers.com/topic/balance-of-power-politics

http://www.alternatives.ca/article396.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hegemon

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_powers

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superpower

http://www.ccc.nps.navy.mil/research/bop/index.asp

http://www.france.attac.org/spip.php?article3149

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balance_of_power_(politics)

http://www.theglobalist.com/DBWeb/StoryId.aspx?StoryId=3367

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/007248179x/student_view0/chapter3/a_further_note_2.html

http://www.answers.com/topic/balance-of-power

 

 

-Media and advertising (Controlling consumption? Encouraging competition?)

http://www.globalissues.org/HumanRights/Media/Corporations/Ads.asp

http://interact.uoregon.edu/mediaLit/mlr/readings/contents/advertising.html

http://www.ameinfo.com/news/Media_and_Advertising/

 

-Politics within international financial and economic organizations (WTO, IMF, etc.)

http://www.wto.org/

http://www.wto.org/english/res_e/statis_e/statis_e.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Trade_Organization

http://www.globalexchange.org/campaigns/wto/

http://www.globalexchange.org/campaigns/wto/OpposeWTO.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/2429503.stm

http://www.gatt.org/

http://www.imf.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Monetary_Fund

http://www.imfsite.org/

http://www.worldbank.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Bank

http://www.worldbank.org.in/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/SOUTHASIAEXT/INDIAEXTN/0,,menuPK:295589~pagePK:141159~piPK:141110~theSitePK:295584,00.html

 

-State policies towards immigrants searching work

http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2006/03/is_the_immigrat.html

http://www.dol.gov/compliance/laws/comp-ina.htm

http://www.nnirr.org/projects/projects_overview.html

http://www.aclu.org/immigrants/index.html

http://www.nnirr.org/immigration/immigration_links.html

 

-Security: defense spending, weapons trading, armies in marketplace

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/spending.htm

http://www.middle-east-online.com/ENGLISH/?id=18804

http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2006/08/21/canadians-arrested.html

http://www.slovakspectator.sk/clanok-2469.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army

http://www.army.com/

 

-Government subsidies for national products

http://www.globalissues.org/TradeRelated/Debt/USAid.asp

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNP

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Income_and_Product_Accounts

http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1554/is_n3_v21/ai_18008942

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Income_and_Product_Accounts

http://bea.gov/bea/glossary/glossary.cfm?letter=G

http://www.answers.com/topic/measures-of-national-income-and-output

http://www.answers.com/topic/subsidy

 

-Political transition and its effect on global market

http://www.usaid.gov/missions/

http://www.psupress.psu.edu/books/titles/0-271-02189-6.html

http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=240179

 

-Global vs. domestic markets (pros and cons)

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind02/c6/c6s1.htm

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2006/03/20060303-5.html

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/globalmarkets/

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&search=world+stock+market&fulltext=Search

 

-Global markets and national sovereignty

http://www.fordschool.umich.edu/rsie/workingpapers/Papers501-525/r518.pdf

http://www.globalpolicy.org/nations/intl.htm

http://www.president.harvard.edu/speeches/2002/global.html

http://www.wechange.org/forming_tribalized_communities/effect_global_market_loss_culture_sovereignty

 

-Effect of political instability or disintegration on markets

http://ideas.repec.org/p/wpa/wuwpdc/0511015.html

http://www.worldwatch.org/node/1603

http://www.hindu.com/2006/01/01/stories/2006010103050300.htm

http://www.comw.org/cmp/fulltext/0003minxin.htm

http://members.aol.com/CSPmgm/csptww.htm

http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/macarthur/inequality/papers/MoeneContested.pdf

 

-Democracy and open markets vs. state-controlled markets

http://files.osa.ceu.hu/holdings/300/8/3/text/57-1-114.shtml

http://www.cubanlibrariessolidaritygroup.org.uk/articles.asp?ID=222

http://www.economyandsociety.org/publications/wp37_NeeOpper_07.pdf

http://www.isnie.org/ISNIE06/Papers06/06.3/opper.pdf

http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTCHIINDGLOECO/Resources/Keefer(032906)1.pdf

 

-Power of market over state

http://peacejournalism.com/ReadArticle.asp?ArticleID=9187

http://www.press.umich.edu/pdf/047211316X-ch1.pdf

 

-European integration (growing EU members; economic, political and social pros and cons)

http://www.eu-history.leidenuniv.nl/

http://europa.eu/abc/history/index_en.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_integration

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Union

http://www.guardian.co.uk/eu/0,,396838,00.html

 

-How the euro affects EU and non-EU countries; same for US dollar, etc.

http://www.bordeglobal.com/foruminv/index.php?showtopic=7415&st=0

http://www.itrpf.org/page5c.html

http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1571/is_16_15/ai_54543037 (1999 article)

http://www.stanford.edu/dept/news/pr/98/980729euro.html  (1998 article)

http://www.ecb.int/press/key/date/1998/html/sp981027.en.html (1998 article - links to more recent articles)

http://www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/professoren/nautz/downloads/papers/Monetary_Disequilibria_BubaDP182005.pdf  (a bit technical)

 

-Trade barriers and economic sanctions (Cuba and North Korea for example)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_sanctions

http://www.iie.com/publications/wp/wp.cfm?ResearchID=149

http://www.iie.com/publications/papers/paper.cfm?ResearchID=649

http://www.eurunion.org/News/press/2006/20060019.htm

http://www.petersoninstitute.org/publications/chapters_preview/3979/04iie3979.pdf

http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.cfm?lesson=EM529&page=teacher

http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.cfm?lesson=EM529

http://www.scienceblog.com/community/older/archives/L/1996/B/un961642.html

http://www.newamericancentury.org/globaljan1399.htm                                                                                                                 http://www.nautilus.org/fora/security/0687ChoiLee.pdf

 

-Asymmetrical threats: piracy and counterfeiting in global economy

http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/05/12/opinion/edcattaui.php

http://www.bsa.org/france/press/newsreleases/Industry-welcomes-new-EU-US-joint-strategy-to-fight-soaring-global-trade-in-counterfeit-and-pirate-goods.cfm

http://www.ustr.gov/Document_Library/Press_Releases/2004/October/US_Announces_Major_New_Initiative_to_Fight_Global_Trade_in_Fakes.html

http://www.wipo.int/edocs/prdocs/en/2007/wipo_pr_2007_472.html

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2005/06/20050620-6.html

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2006/12/09/stories/2006120902200500.htm

http://www.newstarget.com/021112.html

http://globalbioethics.blogspot.com/2005/09/ethics-and-global-trade-in-counterfeit.html

http://usinfo.state.gov/ei/Archive/2004/Oct/05-501889.html

http://www.gmabrands.com/publicpolicy/docs/whitepaper.cfm?DocID=1453

 

Products

 

-Pharmaceutical industry (ìnameî vs. ìgenericî drugs; copy rights disadvantage poor)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharmaceutical_company

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pharmaceutical_companies

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Pharmaceutical_industry#Drug_Manufacturers

http://www.efpia.org/2_indust/Accesstopic.pdf

http://ec.europa.eu/research/health/poverty-diseases/projects/57_en.htm

http://press.arrivenet.com/health/article.php/900705.html

http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/view_press_release.php?rID=22706

http://www.novartisfoundation.com/pdf/novartis_social_responsibility.pdf

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=21987

 

-Privatization of healthcare (rich can pay for quality care, poor cannot)

http://www.socialism.com/fsarticles/vol21no3/canada.html

http://www.healthcoalition.ca/priv-res.html

http://www.uow.edu.au/arts/sts/bmartin/dissent/documents/health/privat_canada.html

http://www.commondreams.org/headlines04/1009-23.htm

http://www.dominionpaper.ca/canadian_news/2004/06/25/privatizat.html

 

-Oil

http://www.wtrg.com/prices.htm

http://www.eia.doe.gov/pub/oil_gas/petroleum/analysis_publications/heating_brochure/heatbro.htm

http://www.fintrend.com/ftf/Articles/Oil_Inflation.asp

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petroleum_politics

http://www.thenation.com/doc/20020422/silverstein

http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0820-01.htm

http://africanoilpolitics.blogspot.com/

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/caspianoil1.html

http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2007/02/junger200702

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/2221917.stm

 

-Water

http://www.greatlakesdirectory.org/zarticles/081302_water_crisis.htm

http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0401-14.htm

http://www.arabicnews.com/ansub/Daily/Day/040107/2004010714.html

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2556004,00.html

http://www.globalwater.org/

http://crnano.typepad.com/crnblog/2006/03/water.html

 

-ìDirtyî trade (blood diamonds for example)

http://mondediplo.com/2006/06/10dirtytrade

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=713124

http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/dirty-trade-risks-more-than-its-victims/2005/09/16/1126750129392.html

http://www.history.com/minisite.do?content_type=mini_home&mini_id=52826&utm_source=google&utm_medium=CPC&utm_term=blood+diamonds&utm_campaign=blood+diamonds&keywords=blood+diamonds&paidlink=1&ref_str=http%3A//www.google.com/search%3Fq%3D%2522blood+diamonds%2522%26ie%3Dutf-8%26oe%3Dutf-8%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26safe%3Dactive

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_market

http://www.answers.com/topic/black-market

http://www.havocscope.com/products.htm

http://www.gmofree-europe.org/

 

-Agriculture (GMOs, fair trade, organic movement, government subsidies)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_trade

http://www.iatp.org/

http://www.greenol.co.uk/

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/generationwhy/yoursay/articles/yoursay57.htm

http://www.fairtradefederation.org/memcof.html

http://econblog.aplia.com/2006/12/organic-fair-trade-and-local-foods.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_organism

http://www.saynotogmos.org/

http://www.monsanto.com/biotech-gmo/asp/default.asp

http://www.gmoafrica.org/

http://www.agriculture-industry-india.com/agricultural-price-policy/

http://www.heritage.org/research/agriculture/

http://www.businessbookmall.com/Economics_31_The_Economics_of_Government_Subsidies.htm

 

-Wood processing (deforestation)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deforestation

https://eobadmin.gsfc.nasa.gov/Library/Deforestation/

http://www.botany.uwc.ac.za/Envfacts/facts/deforestation.htm

http://www.umich.edu/~gs265/society/deforestation.htm

http://www.mongabay.com/brazil.html

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/eye/deforestation/effect.html

http://www.wrm.org.uy/deforestation/

http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTPRRS/EXTTROPICALFOREST/0,,contentMDK:21148909~pagePK:64168098~piPK:64168032~theSitePK:2463874,00.html

 

-Narcotics (coca, opium, marijuana, tobacco, alcohol, etc.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_trafficking

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2001/11/20011113-6.html

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?frd/cstdy:@field(DOCID+mx0119)

http://www.cato.org/pubs/pas/pa063es.html

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1911728,000900040001.htm

 

-Automotive industry (oil consumption, pollution)

http://www.nutramed.com/environment/cars.htm

http://www.nutramed.com/environment/carsepa.htm

http://www.nsca.org.uk/pages/environment_facts/cutting_car_pollution.cfm

http://bicycleuniverse.info/cars/pollution.html

http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_vehicles/vehicles_health/cars-trucks-air-pollution.html

http://www.cnn.com/US/9710/27/fuel.cells/index.html

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/05/0516_050516_chinaeco.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/asia_pacific/1027824.stm

http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/39598/story.htm

http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35571/story.htm

 

-Regional exports (apparel in India, rubber in Sri Lanka for example)

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5249.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Sri_Lanka

http://www.competitiveness.lk/rubber.htm

http://www.thailand.com/exports/html/industry_rubber.htm

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2005/09/20/stories/2005092001621200.htm

http://www.myanmar.gov.mm/myanmartimes/no156/myanmartimes8-156/New/09.htm

http://apparel.indiamart.com/

http://www.indiadaily.com/editorial/3130.asp

http://www.ficci.com/studies/Textiles_study_july_23.pdf

http://www.emergingtextiles.com/?q=art&s=050120-mark&r=free&n=1

http://www.craftrevival.org/southasia/Bangdesh/NGOHome.htm

 

-Mining industry

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mininghttp://w01.international.gc.ca/canadexport/view.aspx?isRedirect=True&id=384717&language=E

http://www.ilo.org/public/english/dialogue/sector/sectors/mining/links.htm_http://www.ilo.org/public/english/dialogue/sector/sectors/mining/links.htm

http://www.american.edu/TED/ice/congo.htm

http://www.diamondregistry.com/world.htm

http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk/

http://www.reflections.com.au/MiningandExploration/InternationalLinks/index.html

http://www.earthworksaction.org/intl_program.cfm

http://www.kmmindustry.com/

 

-Nuclear technology, nuclear energy

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_technology

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_power

http://www.bccresearch.com/env/

http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=36227

http://www.acronym.org.uk/docs/0612/doc04.htm

http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/pakistan/khan.htm

 

-Weapons

http://www.earthaction.org/en/archive/98-10-wt/background.html

http://www.earthaction.org/en/archive/98-10-wt/alert.html

http://www.fcnl.org/weapons/

http://www.basicint.org/WT/wtindex.htm

http://hrw.org/english/docs/2002/07/16/bulgar4123.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arms_trade

 

-Toys

http://www.sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/worldmapper/display.php?selected=57

http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200309/10/eng20030910_124066.shtml

http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/english/200007/05/eng20000705_44762.html

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb150/is_199806/ai_hibm1G150177471

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb150/is_199210/ai_hibm1G143367656

http://au.biz.yahoo.com/070116/17/11z6a.html

http://www.tdctrade.com/econforum/tdc/tdc020701.htm

http://www.newecon.org/ToyChart.pdf

 

-Coffee

http://www.twnside.org.sg/title/coffee-cn.htm

http://www.coffeeresearch.org/market/exportation.htm

http://indiaonestop.com/markets/coffee/overview.htm

http://www.fas.usda.gov/info/speeches/ct072402.html

http://www.american.edu/ted/coffee.htm

http://allafrica.com/stories/200701220151.html

 

-Chocolate

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m3723/is_n4_v5/ai_13826465

http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0DQA/is_2001_April_12/ai_74089733

http://www.confectionerynews.com/news/ng.asp?id=65075-food-for-britain-france-exports

http://www.swissreview.co.uk/index.asp?id=213&section=News&subsection=all&max=12

http://www.iht.com/articles/1995/02/20/chocon.php

http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/y5419e/y5419e05.htm

 

-Clothing

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/05/20/AR2005052001519.html

http://www.sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/worldmapper/display.php?selected=83

http://dir.indiamart.com/indianexporters/g_embrod.html

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Data/FiberTextileTrade/chartstables/Figure14.xls

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Data/FiberTextileTrade/chartstables/Figure7.xls

http://www.organicconsumers.org/clothes/china121304.cfm

http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/english/200004/14/eng20000414_38929.html

http://www.just-style.com/article.aspx?id=96218

 

Community/Personal Connections

 

-Microcredit programs

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microcredit

http://www.yearofmicrocredit.org/

http://www.microcreditsummit.org/

http://www.grameenfoundation.org/welcome/microfinance/?gclid=CPvftsia_IkCFRzLggodxhP29A

http://www.grameen-info.org/mcredit/

http://www.grameen-info.org/bank/WhatisMicrocredit.htm

http://www.gdrc.org/icm/

http://ipsnews.net/new_focus/microcredit/index.asp

http://www.microcreditnh.org/

http://www.gdrc.org/icm/what-is-ms.html

http://kiva.org/app.php?gclid=CIy1qveb_IkCFSh7YAodQU6UNw

http://www.onesharedworld.com/

 

-Immigrants and their impact on local communities/workforces

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immigration

http://homepages.uel.ac.uk/ahm1343t/Causes%20of%20immigration.htm

http://www.bergen.org/AAST/projects/Immigration/reasons_for_immigration.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_migration

http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/muslimlife/immigrat.htm

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/ECAEXT/0,,contentMDK:21173991~pagePK:146736~piPK:146830~theSitePK:258599,00.html

 

-Global markets and rural poverty

http://www.forest-trends.org/documents/publications/China%20and%20the%20Global%20Forest%20Market-Forest%20Trends.pdf  (start on p. 5)

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTARD/0,,menuPK:336688~pagePK:149018~piPK:149093~theSitePK:336682,00.html

http://www.homepages.indiana.edu/2006/05-12/story.php?id=675

http://www.tifac.org.in/news/ruralpoverty.htm

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/Units/PRU/notes2.pdf

http://www.globalpolicy.org/socecon/trade/subsidies/index.htm

http://www.ifad.org/poverty/pr.htm

http://www.williams.edu/Economics/neudc/papers/Minot.pdf

http://www.craftrevival.org/southasia/Bangdesh/NGOHome.htm

 

-Community-based development (benefits, consequences)

http://www.worldbank.org/wbi/sourcebook/sba211.htm

http://www.worldbank.org/research/wdr/WDR2004/papers/platteau.pdf

http://info.worldbank.org/etools/docs/library/139457/CENA%20Publication%2012-16-04.pdf

http://www.vcn.bc.ca/citizens-handbook/unesco/most/africa17.html

http://www.ifad.org/rural/learningnotes/hsa/5.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community-based_development

http://www.infed.org/guides/community.htm

http://www.churchworldservice.org/Development/community.html

http://www.craftrevival.org/southasia/Bangdesh/NGOHome.htm

 

-Effect of globalization on local, community economic efforts

http://72.14.253.104/search?q=cache:_Irgcvnf9S8J:www.itu.int/dms_pub/itu-s/md/03/wsispc3/c/S03-WSISPC3-C-0151!!MSW-E.doc+Community-based+development+%2B+globalization&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=12&client=firefox-a

http://mcc.org/economicglobalization/consultations/report/

http://www.reference.com/browse/wiki/Globalization

http://www.answers.com/topic/globalization

http://72.14.253.104/search?q=cache:3G26lGRytZEJ:www.ifac.org/DevelopingNations/files/Consultative_Conference/Lepold_Mureithi_Globalization.doc+developing+nations+%2B+community+economics+%2B+globalization&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=4&client=firefox-a

http://www.craftrevival.org/southasia/Bangdesh/NGOHome.htm

 

-Globalization, gender and poverty

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/106573059/ABSTRACT?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0

http://www.ids.ac.uk/ids/bookshop/wp/wp139.pdf

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTGENDER/0,,menuPK:336874~pagePK:149018~piPK:149093~theSitePK:336868,00.html

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTGENDER/0,,contentMDK:21104005~menuPK:336874~pagePK:148956~piPK:216618~theSitePK:336868,00.html

http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/strat/download/esp2006-3.pdf

http://ideas.repec.org/p/uma/perips/heintz_gender.html

http://www.globalizacija.com/doc_en/e0078glo.htm

http://www.unrisd.org/80256B3C005BB128/(httpProjectsForResearchHome-en)/21E9FEC03B023514C1256BDD0059A22A

 

-Internet as new marketplace

http://www.unrisd.org/80256B3C005BB128/(httpProjectsForResearchHome-en)/21E9FEC03B023514C1256BDD0059A22A_http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/04365/434540.stm

http://pubs.acs.org/hotartcl/ci/00/apr/inet.html

http://www.ftc.gov/speeches/starek/antwefin.htm

http://www.internetworldstats.com/links5.htm

http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/UN/UNPAN000696.pdf

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind06/c6/c6h.htm

 

-Global television and news (censorshipóChinaís Google for example)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_censorship_in_mainland_China

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Shield_Project

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2002/12/03/tech/main531567.shtml

http://chinese-school.netfirms.com/Internet-censorship.html

http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,65089,00.html

http://www.cfr.org/publication/11515/

 

-Global microstructures (terrorist organizations)

http://www.fas.org/irp/world/para/

http://www.fas.org/irp/crs/RL32223.pdf

http://www.ict.org.il/inter_ter/Org.cfm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_terrorist_organisations

http://www.cdi.org/terrorism/terrorist-groups.cfm

http://www.state.gov/s/ct/rls/rpt/fto/2001/5258.htm

http://www.state.gov/s/ct/rls/fs/37191.htm

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0908746.html