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The Attitudes Of Spain's Political Parties Toward The European Union And The Integration Of The Euro, Meghan Miller Jan 2003

The Attitudes Of Spain's Political Parties Toward The European Union And The Integration Of The Euro, Meghan Miller

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This research endeavors to determine the ramifications of this new, grandiose, international order on a micro-political level through the study of four political parties in Spain. The parties include the People's Party (PP) and the Spanish Socialist Worker's Party (PSOE), both with a national base, and Convergence and Union (CiU) of Catalonia and the Basque Nationalist Party (PNV), which are two of the most influential nationalist parties. The following analysis thoroughly examines the attitudes of these parties towards European Union as well as the recent introduction of the euro. This paper will explain how the European and monetary ...


Think Globally And Act Locally: Local Implementation Of Japan's Internationalization Policy, Anita Y.K. Davis Jan 2002

Think Globally And Act Locally: Local Implementation Of Japan's Internationalization Policy, Anita Y.K. Davis

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In the late 1980s, the Japanese national government proposed a plan to "internationalize" the country – to increase international understanding. This national proposal resulted from the pressures of globalization as well as a mixture of domestic political and economic factors. Through this broad proposal, Japan sought to decentralize and encourage local levels of government to create individual policies for globalizing their communities. It proposed internationalizing business and education, exposing the Japanese people to outside cultures, exposing foreigners to Japan's culture, and increasing the Japanese people's familiarity with English. While the national government provided general suggestions for internationalization (kokusaika), its ...