Role of domestic politics.

Role of domestic politics.

Role of domestic politics.

Topic:Role of domestic politics.

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Preferred language style: English (U.S.)

This report allows students to learn about the role of domestic politics, the implications of increased trade openness, how development leads to modernization, and global corporate citizenship.

You should include the following in the report:

How domestic politics affect (Your Selected Country’s) globalization policy, including the role of political system/politicians and the politics of identity and whether there is backlash to some aspects of globalization or not.
Whether increased trade has lower prices, raise real income, and lower inflation rates in (Your Selected Country), and whether (Your Selected Country) is following the development leads to democracy model; or if (Your Selected Country) is already an established democracy, whether there is evidence of democratic deficit
Whether (Your Selected Country) has institutions/laws in place or what have (Your Selected Country’s) citizens done to make multinational corporations accountable, and whether there is evidence that multinational corporations are practicing global corporate citizenship in their country or not.

Grading Criteria Details

Develop and present a position about the politics of globalization for the selected country
Be responsive to the requirements of the 3 questions/issues specified in each report (a total of 75 points, with 25 points for each of the 3 questions), and address the expectations for critical thinking as specified on the grading scheme form and in the UH Critical Thinking Rubric 2009.

Internet Resources for Country Case Reports

A useful website for college writing, including detailed instructions on MLA citing style.

Go to: http://nutsandbolts.washcoll.edu/

Harvard Business School’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness provide resources on national competitiveness.

Go to:  http://www.isc.hbs.edu/econ-natlcomp_resources.htm

World Economic Form’s The Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010 provides reports and ranking.

Go to: http://www.weforum.org/en/initiatives/gcp/Global%20Competitiveness%20Report/index.htm

Economist’s Country Briefings provide information including political structure and political forces, economic structure and economic data, and forecast of a particular country.

Go to: http://economist.com/countries/

The World Bank’s country reports examine economic development issues as well as issues related to good governance.

Go to: http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/0,,pagePK:180619~theSitePK:136917,00.html

The Southern Center for International Studies’ Timeline seeks to increase the public’s awareness and understanding of international events.

Go to: http://www.southerncenter.org/timeline.html.

UH’s Global Studies Virtual Library. Go to: http://info.lib.uh.edu/libraries/globalstudies.html