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Citizenship Without Borders: Understanding Empathy And Domestic Direct Service As Powerful Approaches To Making Global Connections That Matter, Courtney Tielking Jan 2015

Citizenship Without Borders: Understanding Empathy And Domestic Direct Service As Powerful Approaches To Making Global Connections That Matter, Courtney Tielking

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By unraveling a case study on Georgia Southern University's Alternative Break program, this research examines the relationship between empathy and globalization. Alternative Breaks are week-long trips, during University holidays, which facilitate and encourage direct service, immersion in a specific social issue, and guided reflection sessions. Four active Alternative Break participants and advisors were interviewed to outline accurately and depict their experience with culture-based Alternative Break trips. Their stories demonstrate an alternative to traveling abroad in order to achieve a sense of global citizenship. The research suggests that through empathy and direct service, one can become a global citizen without ...


El Papel De La Iglesia Católica Durante Y Después De La Guerra Civil Española, Mattie E. Raiford Jan 2014

El Papel De La Iglesia Católica Durante Y Después De La Guerra Civil Española, Mattie E. Raiford

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La Iglesia Católica tenía muchísimos papeles durante y después de la Guerra Civil Española. Por ejemplo para los republicanos, la Iglesia era horrible y su enemigo pero las fascistas eran a favor de la iglesia y sus papeles tradicionales. En las películas que tratan de la Guerra Civil, la Iglesia suele tener el papel representado de la perspectiva de los republicanos porque muchas películas son en contra de la Iglesia. La literatura tiene un papel diferente porque hay escritores republicanos y fascistas con ideas diferentes. Es la verdad que los republicanos eran crueles a la Iglesia durante la guerra pero ...