Further reading A critical view of WTO from the point of view of developing countries is Das, Bhagirath Lal (1998) WTO Agreements: Deficiencies, Imbalances and Required Changes, London, Zed Books. A well documented report that goes over much of the same ground as this unit is Oxfam (2002) Rigged Rules and Double Standards: Trade, Globalization, and the Fight Against Poverty, London, Oxfam [online]. Available from http://ww
A critical view of WTO from the point of view of developing countries is Das, Bhagirath Lal (1998) WTO Agreements: Deficiencies, Imbalances and Required Changes, London, Zed Books.
A well documented report that goes over much of the same ground as this unit is Oxfam (2002) Rigged Rules and Double Standards: Trade, Globalization, and the Fight Against Poverty, London, Oxfam [online]. Available from http://ww
Climate change and cultural transitions over the last 160,000 years in NW Africa
Angela Vaughan, School of Archaeology, Oxford, talks at the 1st Oxford Interdisciplinary Desert Conference hosted by the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 15-16 April 2010.
Full Globalisation As A Positive-Sum Game: Green Demand As An Answer To The Financial Crisis.
Drawing lessons from history, this lecture will argue that the potential of information technologies, the challenges of the environment and the scope for re-specialisation in the globalised economy could bring about a sustainable global 'golden age'.
China in International Society: can ‘peaceful rise’ succeed?
China has moved closer to international society on regional and global levels. The tide of history will probably favour China's peaceful rise, but the country will need to act to ensure this happens.
Banking Crisis Hits America
Following the Wall Street Crash of 1929, thousands of banks collapsed
when depositors demanded their money back, money the speculating banks no longer have is the subject of this 2:50 video. The lacks of confidence by depositors created a "run on the bank" and a financial crisis developed. This resulted in legislation to make sure this did not happen again due to an insurance program that the president, Franklin Roosevelt, passed into law. Let this video run and another one starts that hel
Nicola Streeten, Art, Architecture and Design
A clip from Nicola's prize winning presentation: 'Making Friends'. Part of the University of Lincoln Graduate Conference 2011
Mother Caroline Students Spread the Peace
North Korea's nuclear diplomacy
North Korea's announcement of a nuclear test has triggered an diplomatic crisis. Chris Hughes, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, and Dan Joyner, School of Law, discuss the history of the crisis and how events may unfold.
Understanding the Iranian Nuclear Crisis
Tension between Iran and the international community is increasing with negotiations over Iran's nuclear capability at the heart of a growing diplomatic crisis. With the likely recommdendation that Iran be referred to the UN Security Council for supposed breaches of its nuclear obligations the next few weeks will be crucial in determining the outcomes of this latest confrontation. The current crisis is the culmination of years of Iranian nuclear development and diplomatic efforts on the part
Poetry and Multimedia
Three Laws of Motion
The Letter Z
What Causes Seasons on Earth
Money Magic-- A Money Counting Game Show
What is Service-Learning?