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Don’t know much about NAFTA

The continued importance of a global issues general education course

Carol D. Miller

At the beginning of the semester, 42.6 per cent of undergraduates enrolled in a lower division, general education global studies course at a comprehensive state university in the Midwestern United States reported that they ‘didn’t know’ what the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was, and 85 per cent believed that, in general, trade with other countries created jobs. Analyses of data show that those who did not rely on TV or radio for their news sources were less likely to know what NAFTA was, but their knowledge transformed by the end of the semester. Results demonstrated the necessity for general education courses focused on global issues in an era when students do not rely on traditional sources for news information.

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Germany and the United States

Whither “Partners in Leadership”?

Matthew Rhodes

Otto von Bismarck memorably grouped “drunks, fools, and the United States of America” as undeserving recipients of divine providence. 4 The tragic first half of the twentieth century (and Germany’s role within it) transformed u.s . foreign policy

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politics. The president of the United States of America is a master in propagating herewith constructed fallacious impressions of these daily circumstances. This concerns rightly a disdain of the existing different epistemic worlds. Donald Trump is

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Modern Revolutions and Beyond

An Interview with John Dunn

Benjamin Abrams and John Dunn

suitable general approach in political sociology. It could even happen to the United States of America, the paradigm of a regime which has escaped from history into an eternally guaranteed future. If you doubt that it could, just keep watching. If you

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Parks, Proxies, and People

Ideology, Epistemology, and the Measurement of Human Population Growth on Protected Area Edges

David M. Hoffman

)00031-7 Barrett , Christopher B. , Alexander J. Travis , and Partha Dasgupta . 2011 . “ On Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Traps .” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108 ( 34 ): 13907 – 13912 . 10

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Humans, Plants, and Networks

A Critical Review

Laura Calvet-Mir and Matthieu Salpeteur

United States of America 96 , no. 13 : 7598 – 7603 . 10.1073/pnas.96.13.7598 Aw-Hassan , Aden , Ahmed Mazid , and Hisham Salahieh . 2008 . “ The Role of Informal Farmer-to-Farmer Seed Distribution in Diffusion of New Barley Varieties in Syria

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Sisyphean Struggles

Encounters and Interactions within Two US Public Housing Programs

Erika Gubrium, Sabina Dhakal, Laura Sylvester, and Aline Gubrium

://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/rental_assistance/phprog . IMF (International Monetary Fund) . 2016 . “ Article IV Consultation with the United States of America: Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission .” IMF , 22 June . https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2015/09/28/04/52/mcs062216 Jo , Y.N. 2012

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Joyce Marie Mushaben, Shelley Baranowski, Trevor J. Allen, Sabine von Mering, Stephen Milder, Volker Prott, and Peter C. Pfeiffer

coincided with non-Orthodox western, northern, southern, and central Europe as well as the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Israel. 3 This region is, according to Winkler, characterized by the rule of law, the separation of

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Gracjan Cimek

. 2015 . Germany, Russia, and the Rise of Geo-Economics . London : Bloomsbury Academic . The White House. 2017 . National Strategy of the United States of America . Washington, DC : Government of the United States . https

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Overconsumption as Ideology

Implications for Addressing Global Climate Change

Diana Stuart, Ryan Gunderson, and Brian Petersen

National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112 ( 20 ): 6271 – 6276 . 10.1073/pnas.1220362110 Wolff , Richard . 2012 . Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism . Chicago : Haymarket Books . Worldwatch . 2018 . The State of