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Accountability for Human Rights Violations: Introduction

This lesson plan provides an opportunity to explore human rights violations and international courts of law. Students focus primarily on the case study of Slobodan Miloseviç's regime.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Are All Children at the Same Starting Gate?: Introduction

In this lesson, students get a glimpse of education's status, role, and impact in developing and developed nations; explore the factors that impede schooling; examine efforts to ensure universal access to education; and undertake a project that supports these efforts.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Brazil in Black and White: Discussion Guide Introduction

Brazil has long presented itself as a "racial democracy" but deep disparities in income, education and employment have finally prompted a campaign for equal treatment for Afro-Brazilians. Brazil in Black and White captures a unique moment as a nation looks in the mirror.

Jun 1st, 2009

China’s Rule of Law: Changing with the Times?: Introduction

Students identify and analyze the positive and negative effects of China's changing legal system. They examine the nation's rule of law to determine its improvement potential and build on their findings to design a program to promote a just and efficient legal system in China.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Dishing Democracy: Discussion Guide Introduction

Dishing Democracy goes behind the scenes at Arab television channel MBC in Cairo and its hit all-female talk show, Kalam Nawa'em.

Jun 1st, 2009

The Effects of Globalization: Introduction

Use this lesson to explore the theme of economics. Students investigate the impact of the World Trade Organization in developing countries.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Exploring Freedom of Expression: Introduction

In order to understand what freedom of expression is, students first need to be able to define expression and recognize its various forms.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Gang Violence from L.A. to El Salvador: Introduction

In this lesson, students will look at the harsh realities of gang life, the impact of gang life on El Salvador society, and what is and isn't being done to resolve the issue.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Gold Futures: Discussion Guide Introduction

Gold Futures is a David-and-Goliath story set in a scenic Romanian village in the heart of Transylvania. At stake: a massive deposit of gold ore -- and a 2000-year-old village community that has existed since the ancient Romans founded a mining town on the edge of their empire.

Jun 1st, 2009

The Growth of Business and the Rise of Conservative Islam in Turkey: Introduction

In this lesson, students will view the film "Turkey's Tigers," as well as explore these topics of religion and economy more closely through using articles and information available on the Internet.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments
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