The following web destinations have been selected to provide you with more information on topics found in Chapter 12 of your textbook.
- Canadian International Development Agency
This agency is the lead player in delivering Canada's official development program. CIDA supports sustainable development in order to reduce poverty.
- The Transnational Foundation
An article on global poverty by Michel Chossudovsky of the University of Ottawa.
- Stop Child Poverty
A source of information on children, poverty, and environmental degradation.
- BBC Online Network
BBC Online Network
Article from the United Nations Food and Agricultural Association suggesting that urban growth will lead to more hunger.
- Oxfam Canada
An organization dedicated to eradicating poverty through the establishment of democratic rights and food security.
- The Institute for Global Communications
A global partnership of computer networks whose goal is to advance and inform movements for peace, economic and social justice, human rights, and environmental sustainability around the world.
- Earth Summit+5
A report of the U.N. Commission on Sustainable Development.
- Journal of World Systems Research
This representative article from the Journal of World Systems Research by Ranvieg Gissinger and Nils Petter Gleditsch, "Globalization and Conflict", criticizes traditional liberal 'modernization' theories in terms of the dependency theory. The Journal is sponsored by the Institute for Research on World Systems.