WHAP Chapter 33
Home > Flashcards > Print Preview
The flashcards below were created by user
on FreezingBlue Flashcards
. What would you like to do?
the trend toward increased cultural and economic connectedness between people, businesses, and organizations throughout the world.
an international organization of european countries formed after world war ii to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
a trade agreement between canada, the united states and mexico that encourages free trade between these north american countries.
formed in 2001, a geopolitical group composed of china, russia, kazakhstan, kyrgyzstan, uzbekistan, and tajikistan that focuses on common security threats and works to enhance economic cooperation and cultural exchange in central asia.
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
an international agency which encourages trade between member nations, administers global trade agreements and resolves disputes when they arise.
World Trade Organization
bjp is a hindu nationalist party, based upon religious ideals, extreme-right, denounced muslims as anti-indian. some members committed violence for their cause. bjp luckily moderated a significant degree
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
president of pakistan
Asif Ali Zardari
president of zimbabwe, leader of African nationalist group.
born october 29, 1938) is the current president of liberia, africa's first elected female head of state and liberia's first elected female president.
current president of iran (pursuing the development of nuclear weapons) and involved in the crackdown on democratic moves in his country among other atrocious acts
son of kim il sung, became ruler of north korea after his father's death. he developed nuclear weapons.
fundamentalist muslim group, gained power, restored order, but imposed an extreme form of islam on afghanistan, supported al-qaeda
a radical shiʿite muslim organization in lebanon engaged in guerrilla warfare against israel
a militant islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with israel and uses terrorism as a weapon
literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principles of a religion (or a religious branch, denomination, or sect).
The calculated use of violence (or threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
Usama Bin Laden saudi-born muslim extremist who founded the al-qaeda organization that was responsible for several terrist attacks, including those on the world trade center and the pentagon in 2001
Usama Bin Laden
a network of islamic terrorist organizations, led by osama bin laden, that carried out the attacks on the us embassies in tanzania and kenya in 1998, the uss cole in yemen in 2000, and the world trade center and the pentagon in 2001
a 1948 statement in which the united nations declared that all human beings have rights to life, liberty, and security.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
international organizations that operate outside of the formal political arena but that are nevertheless influential in spearheading international initiatives on social, economic, and environmental issues
nongovernmental organizations (NGOs)
1979, women's bill of rights, gender equity in work places, home and reproductive rights
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
the spread and domination of a particular nation's culture, values and beliefs throughout the world by way of trade, electronic communication, businesses and the media
popular cultural practices and institutions that have been adopted internationally, such as music, the internet, television, food, and fashion.
Global pop culture
at the begining of the twenty-first century, the attitudes and outlook of well-educated, propserous, western-oriented people around the world, largely expressed in european languages, especially english.
Global Elite Culture
What would you like to do?
Home > Flashcards > Print Preview