Journal of International and Global Studies

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 1, November

Important Components Needed in Today's Global Society from a Cross-Cultural Perspective
Global Competence and Culture Numerous international educators (American Council on International Intercultural Education (ACIIE) and the Stanley Foundation, 1997; Bennett, 1993; Chen & Starosta, 2000, Deardorff, 2004; Hett, 1993; Hunter, 2004;...
Integrating Microstates into Cross-National Research: An Exploratory Analysis
Introduction The literature in both comparative politics and international relations relies heavily on states that, on one measure or another, are considered politically or economically influential. Terms like "great power" and "middle power" abound...
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Negotiating Development: Valuation of a Guesthouse Project in Southern Guinea-Bissau
Economic development discourse remains tied up in a debate between practice and critical theory. Jeffrey H. Cohen and Norbert Dannhaeuser summarily submit, "We [in anthropology] are left with a divided setting where anthropologists take stands either...
Politics of Technoscapes: Algorithms of Social Inclusion & Exclusion in a Global City
The Changing Sociality of Social Media The number of the people using some kind of social media is 1.73 billion, up almost 50 million from last year. This means, worldwide, one in four people is connected to Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr,...
The African Union and the Conflict in Mali: Extra-Regional Influence and the Limitations of a Regional Actor
It is the contention of this paper that France's late intervention (after the troops of African led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA) were overrun) significantly weakened a proactive response to the conflict. The same resources used by...
The State as a Person?: Anthropomorphic Personification vs. Concrete Durational Being
Inscribing a corporate personality into the substance of the state is a tradition as old as international relations. Thucydides refers to city-states with feminine possessive pronouns, merging the plural persons that represent the citizens into a singularity...
The Transnational Political Involvement of Nigerian Immigrants in New York City: Motivations, Means and Constraints
Introduction There is a growing recognition among migration scholars that immigrants increasingly maintain links to their homelands, and that these multiple ties have important consequences for both their sending and receiving countries. Transnational...
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