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Fagan, Robert – Geographical Education, 1985
Maintains that economic geography is alive and well. Describes some of the challenges facing research in economic geography and highlights the changing approaches being applied to economic geography. Includes sections on structural change, economic reorganization, and internationalization of manufacturing and finances. (JDH)
Descriptors: Economic Change, Economic Development, Economic Research, Educational Trends
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Johnston, Ron J.; Taylor, Peter J. – Geographical Education, 1987
Presents a model of the world as an interdependent whole dominated by two conflicts: (1) the North-South economic conflict between developed and underdeveloped nations; and (2) the East-West ideological conflict between two superpowers and their allies. Intended to serve as a theoretical basis for objectives and content selection in geography…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Developed Nations
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Pradervand, Pierre – Geographical Education, 1987
Defines global education as the means for communicating a vision of the world that works for all. Uses seven aspects of world development to analyze the concept of global education. Stresses the need for consistency between words and deeds and encourages global educators to examine their lifestyles for consistency with their teachings. (LS)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Objectives
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Hall, Robin – Geographical Education, 1987
Analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the 1984 Jackson Committee report, "The Australian Overseas Aid Program." Urges the use of the report in the classroom as a basis for discussing overseas aid policy, demonstrate the problematic nature of North-South relationships, and encourage students to become part of the overseas aid program…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Financial Support, Foreign Countries
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Stutterd, Tony – Geographical Education, 1987
Presents a simulation in which students assume the role of committee members of an aid-giving organization which has limited funds to distribute to a number of requests from Tigray, Ethiopia. Students use background papers and program proposals to make decisions, and are encouraged to identify criteria used for supporting a project. (LS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Financial Support
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Nancarrow, Gabrielle – Geographical Education, 1987
Outlines an activity which explores the quality of rural aid to developing countries. Students use group discussion and various resources to evaluate the advantages and problems brought about by different types of rural development projects. (LS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Financial Support
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Boyd, Dale – Geographical Education, 1990
Presents information from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) 1989 State of the World Environment Report. Provides an overview of global environmental concerns, including overpopulation, air and water pollution, global warming, hazardous waste disposal, and species extinction. Reaffirms the need to dedicate research and development…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Conservation (Environment), Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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Trainer, Ted – Geographical Education, 1990
Discusses the overconsumption and overproduction of industrialized nations and the condition of developing nations. Considers the global revolution in institutions, systems, values, and lifestyles necessary to implement sustainable development. Depicts a world of decentralized, self-sufficient communities, and describes education's potential role…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Consciousness Raising, Conservation (Environment), Decentralization