International Order – Theisen – Winter 2015/2016

The following materials are provided as a supplement to Gary Theisen’s class on International Order and the Impact of Foreign Assistance, January – February 2016. These materials are for personal use only; all rights reserved.

Course Objectives (PDF, 59k)

Session 1 – January 5, 2016

Global Quiz A (PDF, 20k)

Quiz B (PDF, 210k)

Body Ritual Among the Nacirema by Horace Miner (PDF, 48k)

TED Talk: “How not to be ignorant about the world” by Hans Rosling (streaming video, 19:05)

Session 2 – January 12, 2016

Ending Poverty and Sharing Prosperity – a World Bank Group Flagship Report (PDF, 16.5M)

IMF vs. World Bank (PDF, 100k)

US Foreign Assistance presentation by Gary Theisen (PDF, 585k)

Session 3 – February 2, 2016

The Guardian – Sustainable development goals: all you need to know

The Washington Post – The most unconventional weapon in Syria: Wheat

Holsinger, D.B., and Theisen, G. L. Education, Individual Modernity, and National Development: a critical approach. Comparative Education Center, University of Chicago, 1975. (PDF, 1.08M)

World Bank presentation by Gary Theisen (PDF, 550k)

Session 4 – February 9, 2016

Global Education presentation by Gary Theisen (PDF, 311k)