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Adult Study Book Contents

The adult study book, Globalization and Its Impact on People's Lives:


STUDY BOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Globalization Timeline: 1940-2005

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Acknowledgements

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

Introduction

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Chapter 1:
Globalization is Connections

What are some of the present concerns about globalization?

Chapter 2:
Global Resources

How will the natural resources of the earth be shared in a way that will provide maximum benefit for everyone? Do we accept that these resources can be privatized? What rights do people have to access these resources? What is our responsibility?

Chapter 3:
Livelihoods

How will each of us have maximum opportunity to build the life that we value, with decent and safe work with fair wages, with good health care and social services, in safe communities where we can participate in decisions that affect our lives?

Chapter 4:
Global Media, Information, and Communications Technologies

How have advances in communications technologies combined with the values of economic globalization to jeopardize information as a public resource?

Chapter 5:
Challenging Economic Globalization-Building Global Community

What response might we make as Christians?

Notes

Study Guide

Appendix

Resources

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