Global Awareness Society International

Proceedings of the Global Awareness Society International - 2013

22nd Annual Conference

St. John's University, Rome, Italy

May 2013

Challenges and Opportunities of the Global Financial Crisis

Table of Contents

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Regional Issues

Middle East in Transition

Dr. Shah Mehrabi
Professor of Economics
Senior Economic Consultant
Member of the Supreme Council of the Central Bank of Afghanistan

Human Rights and the Democracy Project in Africa: Moving the Continent Forward in the 21st Century

Professor E. Ike Udogu
Appalachian State University

Challenges of Social Marketing: Combating the Problem of Street Children in Mumbai, India

Shreekant G. Joag
St. John’s University, New York, NY

Fr. Denis Lemos, MSFS
Belgaum, India

China's One Child Policy

William Weiter
Belmont Hill School

Management Challenges of Kazakhstan’s Economy

Jay Nathan, Ph.D.
Fulbright Senior Scholar to Kazakhstan (2002-05)

China’s Loess Plateau -- A Region of Heterogeneous Environmental Communities

Roberta L. Soltz
Bloomsburg University

Global Higher Education

The Ten Songs an Economist Must Have on Her IPod

Dr. Rachel J. Holland
Christopher Newport University

A Blue-Print for Sustained Success for Students of Business Administration

Dr. Faith M. Pereira
Dowling College

Determination of Challenges and Opportunities of the Global Financial Crisis for Business Education Undergraduates in South East Nigerian Universities

Justina I. Ezenwafor PH.D.
Department of Business Education
Faculty of Education
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria

Amaka U. Okeke PH.D.
Department of Business Education
Faculty of Education
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria

Augustine U. Enemuo PH.D.
Business Education Department
Madona University, Okija, Nigeria

Challenges of Global Financial Crisis and Opportunities for Growth through Entrepreneurial Skill Development in Anambra and Ekiti States, Nigeria

Amaka U. Okeke Ph.D.
Nnamdi Azikwe University Awka
Anambra State, Nigeria

Remigius O.Famiwole Ph.D.
Ekiti State University
Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria

Creating the Global Classroom: Is There a Place for Virtual Academic Collaboration?

Emese Ivan PhD
St John’s University, Queens, NY, USA

Edit Nagy
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Comparing Intraracial Perspectives between Domestic and International Students Among Blacks Ages 18-25

Ismail Smith-Wade-El
Carnegie Mellon University

Rita Smith-Wade-El, Ph.D
Millersville University

Enhancing Motivation and Developing Intercultural Communicative Competence through the Joint Course Metodology

Virág Rab
University of Pécs, Hungarybr>

Judit Dombi
University of Pécs, Hungary

Comparative Study Of Business Teacher Preparation Programs in Nigeria, Ghana and the United States of America: Implications For Globalisation In Business Teacher Education

Dr. Justina I. Ezenwafor
Senior Lecturer
Business Teacher Education Proram
Vocational Education Department
Faculty Of Education
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Global Literature

Shakespeare and Rome

Ronald Myers
East Stroudsburg University

Global Business

Challenges and Opportunities of Global Fincial Crisis on Agribusiness Management for Entrepreneurs in Anambra State, Nigeria

Dr. A. U. Okeke
Department of Vocational Education
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria.

Dr. J.A. Ukonze
Department of Vocational Teacher Education
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

Entrepreneurs’ Reported Challenges and Opportunities of Global Financial Crisis on Small Business Operations in Anambra and Ekiti States, Nigeria

A. U. Okeke Ph.D.
Department of Vocational Education
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria.

Justina I. Ezenwafor PH.D.
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka
Anambra, Nigeria

Remigius.O. Femiwole PH.D.
Ekiti State University
Ado Ekiti, Nigeria

An Empirical Study on the SME’s Capital Structure in Taiwan: the Effect of the Global Financial Crisis of 2007

Dennis B. K. Hwang
Bloomsburg University;
Providence Univ.(visiting)

Gary Robson
Bloomsburg University

Teng- Shih Wang
Fengchia University, Taiwan

Jyh-Shan Lan
Providence University, Taiwan

Global Health and Aging

Healthy Life Styles for Seniors

Chang Shub Roh, Professor Emeritus
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Globalization, Stress and Metabolic Syndrome. A Selected Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

Ivor L. Livingston, Ph.D., M.P.H., C.H.E.S.

Tariqah Nuriddin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Howard University

Raja Staggers, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Eastern Connecticut University

Jonathan Butler, MDiv
Howard University

International Social Issues

Good Neighbors: What Makes it a Leading INGO?- On Children’s Rights Education

Ji Min Yu
SoongSil University

NGOs in the Era of Empathic Civilization: The Role of Social Work

Daniel Boo Duck Lee, DSW
Professor Emeritus
Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work
Visiting Professor
Soongsil University Graduate School of Social Welfare
Seoul, Korea

Globalization, Industrialization, and Social Change: Conceptualizing Macro Process in Micro Terms Using Herbert Blumer’s Symbolic Interactionism

Thomas J. Morrione
Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology
Colby College