5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Sustainable Development
- Globalized State
- Encoding/Decoding Model
- a A state that sustains globalization and responds to its pressures through practices of extra-territoriality, pooled sovereignty, and mechanisms of global governance.
- b A normative environmental framework which originally emphasized intergenerational equity, but which now also seeks to find a balance between socio-economic development and environmental protection. The redefinition of the concept has exposed North-South Disagreements about the need to transfer technology and resources to poorer countries.
- c A theoretical position that argues media messages are polysemic and contingent on the context and social position of the audience member.
- d The ability of real-time communications technology, via news media, to provoke major responses from domestic audiences and political elites to both global and national events.
- e A status which indicates that an individual has all of the same rights and obligations as others upon whom the same status is conferred. In a liberal democratic state, this status confers the right to participate in the political process and the right to be represented by elected officials.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Areas and resources that do not fall within the jurisdiction of any single sovereign state (e.g. the high seas, the moon, Antarctica).
- An emerging environmental principle that argues where there is the likelihood of environmental damage, banning an activity should not require full and definitive scientific proof.
- A U.S. military strategy designed to make journalists sympathetic to soldiers by limiting their autonomy in and freedom to report from battlefronts. The strategy makes reporters wholly dependent upon/bonded with a group of armed soldiers for protection in a hostile environment .
- A market mechanism which allows industries and individuals to balance out their production of greenhouse gasses or "carbon footprint" by purchasing land that will be planted with carbon absorbing trees. Critics argue that this approach does not provide as much incentive to reduce greenhouse emissions as an alternate approaches.
- The theoretical camp argues that the media is an extension of the public sphere. The media informs the public and acts as a watchdog for the public interest. Proponents of this theory advocate consumer choice and emphasize the range of choices available to consumers, which help offset media bias.
5 True/False Questions
Marxism → A theoretical position that highlights the concentrated corporate ownership of the media. From this view, the media encourages the belief that the existing hierarchical structure of society is beneficial for everyone.
Emissions Trading → A status which indicates that an individual has all of the same rights and obligations as others upon whom the same status is conferred. In a liberal democratic state, this status confers the right to participate in the political process and the right to be represented by elected officials.
Montreal Protocol → Areas and resources that do not fall within the jurisdiction of any single sovereign state (e.g. the high seas, the moon, Antarctica).
Neo-mideivalism → An ethical position or philosophy which denotes identification with individuals, communities, cultures, and ideas that transcend the borders of one's own country.
Biosphere → A conceptual framework that begins with natural system within which humanity exists as opposed to conceptualizations, which see nature as exterior to the individual human being.