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Vấn đề toàn cầu - xã hội (Global Issues – Society) (6)

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  • Article

  • Authors: Yamamura, Eiji (2009-07)

  • This paper explores how and the extent to which social capital has as effect on the damage resulting from natural disasters. It also examines whether the experience of a natural disaster individual and collective protection againts future disasters. There are three major finding. (1) Social capital reduces the damage caused by natural disasters. (2) The risk of a natural disasters. (3) Income is an important factor for reducing damage, but hardly influences it when the scale of a disaster is small

  • 22. World hunger and food shortage are pressing global issues.pdf.jpg
  • Article

  • Authors: Media, Vision (2011-05)

  • In an article for the quarterly journal Vision titled “What Shall We Eat and Drink ?” publisher and international relations scholar David Hulme discusses the global issues of world hunger and water security. Slicing through the Gordian Knot of current events and politics , Hulme explores the complex factors relating to food shortages and the building water crisis.

  • 21. From good intension to proven interventions.pdf.jpg
  • Article

  • Authors: Giles, Luisa V; Barn, Prabjit; Künzli, Nino (2011-01)

  • Associations between air pollution and a multitude of health effects are now well established. Given ubiquitous exposure to some level of air pollution. An international multidisciplinary workshop was convened to discuss evidence of the effectiveness of actions to reduce health impacts of air pollution at both the community ad individual level. The overall aim was to summarize current knowledge regarding air pollutions exposure and health impacts leading to public health recommendations.

  • 20. Second before the big one.pdf.jpg
  • Article

  • Authors: Allen, Richard (2011-04)

  • The author, a professor of geophysics and associate director of the seismological laboratory at the University of California, discusses earthquake detection systems that can detect the earliest stages of an earthquake and sound an alarm to warn people of the danger.

  • 19. Social work education and global issues.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Edwards, Beverly L. (2011)

  • If social workers are to become more effectively involved in international organizations and global issues, the international dimension of social work education must be strengthened. Educational programs for social workers around the world give only limited attention to social issues that extend beyond national boundaries. Schools of social work have some international content but it is focused on cross-national policy and program comparisons rather than global issues and practice roles. This pape provides a perspective on social work education and global issues ad explores the global issues facing social work practice in the 21st century and beyond. In addition, this paper explores t...