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Coat of Many Countries

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The clothes we wear today are the remarkable coming together of goods and services from all over the world. By following the evolution of a suit, we glimpse the practical application of the new global economy.
DVD
2000; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mondovino

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A documentary on the impact of globalization on the world's different wine regions. Filmmaker Jonathan Nossiter travels to France, California, Italy and New York, speaking with winemakers both large and small. The film offers a look at how business concerns and the homogenization of tastes around the world are changing the way wine is being made. Nossiter's primary focus is on American vintners and their new degree of worldwide acceptance as well as French wine makers who are struggling to maintain a more traditional approach in the wake of a rapidly shifting business climate.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Corporation

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The Corporation charts the spectacular rise of the corporation as a dramatic, pervasive presence in our everyday lives. With a deft mix of humor, visual panache and seriousness, this documentary is a timely, entertaining critique of global conglomerates.
DVD
2005; 2003
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Maya Vinic: Grounds for Action

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"Grounds for Action," tells the story of the Maya Vinic Coffee Cooperative in the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico. This 16 minute presentation describes how the concept of fair trade is a life or death reality for the community.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Inside the Global Economy: With Nariman Behraveshi

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Discusses the trend towards increased international economic integration and economic interdependence. Includes case studies from around the world and panel discussions by economic experts.
VHS
1994
Ivy (By Request)
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Coat of Many Countries

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The clothes we wear today are the remarkable coming together of goods and services from all over the world. By following the evolution of a suit, we glimpse the practical application of the new global economy.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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The Economics of Happiness

Economic globalization has led to a massive expansion in the scale and power of big business and banking. It has also worsened nearly every problem we face: fundamentalism and ethnic conflict; climate chaos and species extinction; financial instability and unemployment. There are personal costs too. For the majority of people on the planet, life is becoming increasingly stressful. We have less time for friends and family and we face mounting pressures at work. The Economics of Happiness describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. On the one hand, an unholy alliance of governments and big business continues to promote globalization and the consolidation of corporate power. At the same time, people all over the world are resisting those policies, demanding a re- [...]
Online
2014; 2011
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Global Politics [electronic resource]: U.S. And the World

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Examines the need for the United States to use the tools of foreign policy in ways that recognize the growing interdependence of nations, implementing both traditional and new forms of military, trade, and diplomatic strategies to promote benefits for America and the world as a whole. Examples include the controversy over America's participation in Operation Endeavor in Bosnia-Herzegovia, the use of international trade as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy in South Korea, and Jody William's creation of a non-governmental organization to globally ban the use of landmines.
Online
2003
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Trading Globally [electronic resource]

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Explores the global economy, explaining why and how nations trade with one another. Introduces some of the major players in the international market and identifies the unintended consequences of protectionism. Topics include where goods come from, absolute and comparative advantage, economies of scale, and international trade organizations and alliances.
Online
2002
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International Trade [electronic resource]: For Whose Benefit?

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Investigates the effects of international trade, tariffs, and quotas, versus free trade.
Online
2002; 1985
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Warren Lee Pierson

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Online
1953
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Global Interaction [electronic resource]

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Program 15.1 explores how a high-tech infrastructure, a well-educated workforce and strict government repression have helped Singapore become a pre-eminent port and one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Program 15.2 follows the historical geography of Australia's shift from trade with the West to trade with Asian economies.
Online
2003
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Sacred Space, Secular States? [electronic resource]

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Program 17.1 asks if the historical and political geography of Jerusalem provides clues to a peaceful resolution between Jews and Palestinians. Program 17.2 explores how Turkey hopes to take economic advantage of its proximity to the western world.
Online
2003
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Oil and Water [electronic resource]

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Program 18.1 investigates Egypt's limited natural resources, focusing on that nation's dependence on the Nile River. Program 18.2 shows how Oman plans to diversify its economy from a dependency on relatively modest oil reserves.
Online
2003
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Dynamic Pacific Rim [electronic resource]

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Program 22.1 documents scientific monitoring of the Tungurahua Volcano and government initiatives to evacuate or not to evacuate these areas. Program 22.2 views Chile's continuing economic growth concluding that it is strongly influenced by Chile's geographic location with the Andes on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other.
Online
2003
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Teaching Tools for Macroeconomics, Government, and International Trade [electronic resource]

Do the rich get a break at tax time - or do they pay more than their share? Who benefits and who suffers when sweatshops are allowed to operate? Are gas prices as outrageous as everyone thinks? This compilation of ABC News stories features 20/20 anchor John Stossel, who uses real-world situations to address provocative macroeconomic questions. In his characteristic straightforward style, Stossel covers topics such as income disparity, inflation, taxation, layoffs, government spending, offshoring, eminent domain, public vs. private enterprise, and much more.
Online
2006
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Politics of Trade [electronic resource]

In this classic NewsHour segment, Paul Solman reports on the ongoing international fight over low-cost imports and their effect on America's steel trade. Origina?
Online
2002
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American Steel Workers Face Competition [electronic resource]

Workers at Weirton Steel in West Virginia fear more layoffs at a plant that was once the largest industrial employer in the state and the economic engine of the town. In a 30th anniversary special, this NewsHour segment returns to Weirton to report on how foreign competition has affected American workers. Origina?
Online
2005