Posts tagged 2-Casestudy
A Career in Global Health

No country acting alone can adequately protect the health of its citizens or significantly ameliorate the deep problems of poor health in developing countries. Intensified by an increased cross-border and transborder flow of people, goods and services, the spread of disease, the importation of consumer goods and the migration of health professionals cannot be adequately controlled by states in isolation.

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Using Maslow's Hierarchy Theory to International Relations

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a motivational theory comprising of five models of human need. The Hierarchical Needs model was first presented in a paper titled “A Theory of Human Motivation” by Abraham Maslow, the son of Russian immigrants in the US, and published by Psychological Review in 1943. This model is pretty useful to look at when considering your future career and international relations solutions as a first step. 

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A Career in Defense and Security

In today’s world, national security is interdependent with global security and sovereign states acting alone are incapable of protecting their citizens. This represents a profound but underappreciated truth about globalization that the fate of states is inextricably linked and hinges upon mutual cooperation.

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A Career in Global Governance

As issues become more and more transnational in nature and scope - climate change, terrorism, cybersecurity and cyberspace, arm proliferation, public health etc. – it is evident that no single actor can adequately address them on its own. A career in this league has the potential of being one with tremendous impact on world issues, making it well worth exploring within the scope of international relations.

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