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IMTD | International Mediation Experts | Washington DC

IMTD | International Mediation Experts | Washington DC | GEO 160 | Scoop.it
IMTD uses a holistic and participatory approach to assess the key variables in deep-rooted conflicts and post-conflict settings. The Institute is focused on identifying and understanding the causes of conflict within a nation. IMTD promotes the breaking down of stereotypes and other barriers to peace ...
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Political Economy 

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Read this document on the Political Economy for Learning Unit 2: Part 4 Assignment.
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Learning Unit 2: Part 2 Podcast

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Listen to this Podcast for Learning Unit 2: Part 2
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Bluegrass Community & Technical College

Bluegrass Community & Technical College | GEO 160 | Scoop.it
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This is a link to the Bluegrass web site.

Notes for class:

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Nicaragua's Momotombo volcano has just erupted for the first time in 110 years

Nicaragua's Momotombo volcano has just erupted for the first time in 110 years | GEO 160 | Scoop.it
Scientists aren't sure what woke it back up.
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Global Terrorism Index Report - 2015

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Review some of the data/charts presented in this report, especially from the developing countries of the world.

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William Clarence Edmonds J.r.'s curator insight, February 17, 2016 12:38 PM

globalization and the impact it has on global terrorism

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Sustainable Development Goals - 2015

Sustainable Development Goals - 2015 | GEO 160 | Scoop.it

* Acknowledging that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is the primary international, intergovernmental forum for negotiating the global response to climate change.

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Review the newly formed Sustainable Development Goals that have replaced the Millennium Development Goals
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Geography Business Card Directory

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Texas State University - San Marcos prepared this Geography Career Business Card Brochure to illustrate the diversity careers in Geography!!!

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Pattison's Four Traditions of Geography

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Read this article by William Pattison to assist you in responding the Learning Unit 2: Part 1 Geographic Discussion Question.

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NatGeo Mapmaker Interactive

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Use this link by National Geography to locate countries of the world as we discuss the Non-Western Regions during this course.

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Development of Civil Society in Central Asia

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Reference Pg 18-21, 38-43, 46-51

 

Civil Society, Good Political Governance, income equality, gender equality, oil and gas production, environmental issues, water issues, developing a peaceful society with many ethnic and religious players.

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This was very helpful in #geo160

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China's one-child policy – timeline

China's one-child policy – timeline | GEO 160 | Scoop.it
China's Communist party has scrapped its one-child policy, allowing all couples to have two children for the first time in more than three decades
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Read this article concerning China's One-Child Policies for the past several decades.  Think about how this policy as affected the country.

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Women and Development

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Read this document to complete your Learning Unit 2: Part 5 Assignment.
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The Western and non-western world: an imprecise taxonomy - PCDN

The Western and non-western world: an imprecise taxonomy - PCDN | GEO 160 | Scoop.it
In the Netherlands like in most of the developed countries there are western and non-western immigrants. Citizens coming from Latin America, Africa, Turkey, and Asia are classified like non-western immigrants while citizens from Japan, Indonesia, North America, Australia and the rest of Europe are defined like western citizens and based on this taxonomy several public …
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Introduction to Geography

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Use this link to read about the Introduction to Geography for Learning Unit 2: Part 1.
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Why Geography Is Important

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Use this link to read the brochure entitled Why Geography Is Important.

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UPDATE 7-Powerful Brazil CEO arrested in Petrobras graft probe

Brazilian police on Fridayarrested Marcelo Odebrecht, the head of Latin America's largestengineering and construction company Odebrecht SA, and accusedhis family-run conglomerate of spearheading a $2.1 billionbribery scheme at state-run oil firm Petrobras.
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World Population History

World Population History | GEO 160 | Scoop.it
Our population is expected to grow to over 9 billion by 2050, yet the ability of our environment to provide space, food, and energy are limited. Explore population growth from 1 CE to 2050, see how our numbers impact the environment, and learn about the key advances and events allowing our numbers to grow.
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Review this Interactive Population Chart for Learning Unit 2: Part 2.  Slide the scale to see how the Population Explosion has taken place in the Non-Western World.
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The FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

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Read Chapter 1 in this Online Textbook to prepare for the Learning Unit 2: Part 1 classroom discussions and assignments.

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Gil Grosvenor: Why We Need Geography

Gil Grosvenor: Why We Need Geography | GEO 160 | Scoop.it
Description from the site: "National Geographic Society Chairman of the Board Gil Grosvenor discusses why effective democracy requires geographic literacy, and other benefits of geographic education. Get resources and learn more about what National Geographic is doing to support geography education at http://nationalgeographic.com/education. "
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Watch this video on Why We Need Geography to help you answer the Discussion Question in Learning Unit 2: Part 1

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FRONTLINE/WORLD . flashPOINT . Kashmir - A Troubled Paradise . Background . PBS

FRONTLINE/WORLD . flashPOINT . Kashmir - A Troubled Paradise . Background . PBS | GEO 160 | Scoop.it
Kashmir: A Troubled Paradise
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Read this information about the Kashmir Conflict.

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