ERIC Number: ED177074
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Earthscape: Transitions toward World Order. The Whole Earth Papers, No. 12.
Mische, Patricia; And Others
The five articles in this booklet focus on positive social, political, and economic responses to world problems. The first article, "Earthscape: Transitions Toward World Order," by Patricia Mische, outlines major biological, historical, and cultural transformations which the world has undergone since the beginnings of recorded history and identifies recognition of interdependence among nations as the foundation for a new world order. The second article, "The Ecological Age," by Thomas Berry, examines how developing and developed nations are coming to terms with the need for environmental protection. The third article, "The Evolving Upward Path: Reflections on the United Nations," by Robert Muller, discusses involvement of the United Nations in global issues such as the arms race, arms sales, poverty, economic and social disadvantagement, human rights, and international cooperation. The fourth article. "Building the Intrastructure of World Order," by Patricia Mische, surveys global level policy development since World War II by organizations such as the United Nations. The final article, "Forty-eight Global Level Issue Areas," by Robert H. Manley, summarizes international policy development from 1945-1977 in 48 issue areas, including outer space, energy, monetary policy, mass media, peaceful settlement of disputes, territorial integrity, health, housing, refugees, and social security. (DB)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Ecology, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Human Dignity, International Relations, Natural Resources, Peace, Political Issues, Serials, Socioeconomic Influences, World Problems
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Global Education Associates, East Orange, NJ.