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Plastic Bags And Bamboo Stools, Grace R. Bithell Oct 2019

Plastic Bags And Bamboo Stools, Grace R. Bithell

Marriott Student Review

This paper conducts a critical analyses of microfinance institutions. It gives an overview of the complexities of credit in developing countries and shows how microfinance fits into the equations. It discussed the successes and failures of microenterprises in trying to alleviate poverty. It also delves into best practices pertaining to lending to the poor and how microfinance is impacted by culture in developing nations.


Forced Labor In Hong Kong, Kylan Rutherford Jan 2019

Forced Labor In Hong Kong, Kylan Rutherford

Marriott Student Review

Domestic workers are among the most exploited groups, composing 24% of the estimated 45.8 million forced laborers worldwide. The market for domestic workers has expanded especially rapidly in the Asia-Pacific region; in Hong Kong alone, there are currently 360,000 domestic workers—about 10% of Hong Kong’s workforce—mostly originating from the Philippines and Indonesia (Hincks, 2017). 94% of these workers show signs of exploitation or forced labor (Kang, 2017). The nature of their work in a foreign country limits their access to government protection, forces them to comply with illegally high recruitment fees, and can push them ...


Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies Jan 2018

Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

No abstract provided.


The Price Of Scottish Independence: Why Remaining A Part Of The Uk Still Makes Sense In The Wake Of Brexit, Lincoln Wilcox Jan 2018

The Price Of Scottish Independence: Why Remaining A Part Of The Uk Still Makes Sense In The Wake Of Brexit, Lincoln Wilcox

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

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Economic Consequences Of The Palestinian Multi-Currency System: A Cost Benefit Analysis, Brandon Willmore Jan 2016

Economic Consequences Of The Palestinian Multi-Currency System: A Cost Benefit Analysis, Brandon Willmore

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

News coverage that chronicles the most violent events in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is nearly constant. References to the Palestinian desire for autonomy from the Israeli government may, therefore, conjure images of separation walls, rocket fire, forced resettlement, housing demolition, and suicide bombings. The movement for Palestinian sovereignty, however, is not just a violent campaign, and it does not solely protest territorial encroachment.