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Wilfrid Laurier University
Global Studies
Timothy Clark

Global Studies Week 12, Lecture 2 Final Exam Review Readings for final exam Steger  Discussion of Climate Change  ..Global Culture: Sameness of Difference o Hyper Globalizaers, Optimist, Pessimist  Assessing Globalization Orend  Environment (discussion of tragedy of the commons, oil, climate change optimism vs pessimism)  Human Rights (realizing Human Rights, Human Rights Law, NGO’S, Womens Human Rights)  Development (Aid vs Development, Rival Concepts, Three Waves of Development) **Review Manning Article for Essay Question For exam will want to know dates and facts in order to answer short answer and essay. Nothing from the first half!!!! YAYYYYY!!!! Review Topics  National vs Ecological Citizenship  Anthropocentrism vs Biocentrism o Thoughts revolve around people, view centered human beings, or thoughts revolve around planet as a living thing, view that we are a part of something bigger than us). Preserve and maintain the planet—Biocentrism,  Malthusian Trap o Define, how did we escape and what were the consequences of our escape?  Market Based Solutions to Climate Change o carbon tax, what are merits and what are shortcomings, Cap-and-Trade vs. Carbon Tax  Three theories of Cultural Globalization o Homogenization  Optimistic (Fukyama) and Pessimistic (argue this is cultural imperialism being pushed by USA-McDonaldization), Glocalization (challenge idea of homogenization, creates hybrid cultures) and Glocommodification- all cultures are still being controlled by large national corporations  Race and Early Immigration Policy o Colonial Settlement and Pre-1960 Policy  The Multicultural Turn (1960s to 1980s)  Contemporary Immigration
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