[ORDER SOLUTION] Analysis on the Threats Defense Argument
SOC 450: Global Issues (Power Point) Pick two of the four to focus on in Assignment 3b. of up to four pages four to six credible sources in your analysis Assignment 3b: Analysis on the Threats Defense Argument (Power Point) The information you provided in your PowerPoint presentation on Threats to the Global Environment has led to productive debates at the United Nations General Assembly! Hence, they are now asking you to create an additional analysis report to respond to the issues raised in these debates. Your fourth project as a consultant for the United Nations is to develop a report that addresses the issues raised by some of the member states of the United Nations. Step I. Consider the Issues In Assignment 3a, you were asked to create a PowerPoint identifying the four most critical threats out of eight threats provided in the table below. Civil war Poor health of entire populations Lack of educational opportunities Cultural taboos There are four remaining threats that you did not discuss in your PowerPoint. This assignment will focus on two of those four. Here are the specific tasks you will complete: · Review the remaining four threats that you did not use in Assignment 3a. · Pick two of the four to focus on in Assignment 3b. · Identify the reasons why you think these two threats are less critical than the four threats you chose for your PowerPoint presentation. Step II. Prepare Your Report The UN has given you the following guidelines. Introduction Briefly introduce the topic of the analysis (about 100150 words). a. State the topic and intent of the paper. b. Identify the two threats you will discuss in the paper in the order in which they appear in the paper. Section I. Threat 1 a. Write an opening statement describing the perception of the threat. b. Write one page giving three reasons that explain why you saw this threat as less critical than the four you chose for your presentation in Assignment 3a. c. Support these reasons with at least three credible sources. Section II. Threat 2 a. Write an opening statement describing the perception of the threat. b. Write one page giving three reasons to explain why you saw this threat as less critical than the four you chose for your presentation in Assignment 3a. c. Support these reasons with at least three credible sources. Conclusion · Offer a summary (one page or less) of your defense of your choices that the United Nations can use to address their prioritization concerns. Formatting Requirements · Your paper may consist of up to four pages (not including the cover or reference pages). · Create headings for each section of your paper as follows: o Introduction o Threat 1 (include the name of your chosen threat) o Threat 2 (include the name of your chosen threat) o Conclusion · Use and cite four to six credible sources in your analysis. You may use the same source for more than one threat as long as you use a minimum of four different sources. A list of potential resources is available at the end of this course guide. · Include a cover page with your name, the date you submitted the paper, and your instructors name. Resources for Assignments/ in student guide bottom Web Pages, Articles, and Government Sources 1. Kim Bryceson. November 17, 2016. Technology and Food SecurityMixing and Matching Needs. Food Security Discussion Series from The University of Queensland. Text available for download at the bottom of this page: https://gci.uq.edu.au/technology-and-food-security-bryceson 2. Joshua Busby. July/August 2018. Warming World: Why Climate Change Matters More Than Anything Else. Foreign Affairs. pp 4955. Retrieved from https://search-ebscohost-com.libdatab.strayer.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=131477896&site=ehost-live&scope=site 3. R. N. Cooper. January/February 2013. One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?. Foreign Affairs magazine. page 18. Retrieved from http://libdatab.strayer.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=84474075&site=eds-live&scope=site 4. No author. Does Population Growth Impact Climate Change? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/population-growth-climate-change/ 5. Food and Agricultural Organization of the United States. 2018. Food Security and Nutrition Around the World. http://www.fao.org/state-of-food-security-nutrition/en/ 6. C. Ganesh. 2018. Climate Change, Public Health, and Policy: A California Case Study. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 108. pS114. Available at the Strayer Library via http://libdatab.strayer.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=edb&AN=129341164&site=eds-live&scope=site 7. Douglas Gollin. March/April 2016. Hunger Games: A History of Famine. Foreign Affairs. Retrieved from https://search-ebscohost-com.libdatab.strayer.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=112811963&site=ehost-live&scope=site 8. A. Holland. 2018. MUMBAI: A Case Study of the Challenges, and Potential Solutions, of Providing Housing and Basic Services in a Megacity of the Developing World. Geodate, 31(3). p. 310. Available at the Strayer Library via https://research.strayer.edu 9. Vanessa Meadu. June 2012. Agriculture for Food Security or Something More? https://ccafs.cgiar.org/fr/blog/agricultural-technologies-food-security-or-something-more#.XOVu79NKjyw 10. P. A. Murtaugh. 2009. Reproduction and the Carbon Legacies of Individuals. Global Environmental Change. Issue 19. p. 1420. Available at the Strayer Library via https://research.strayer.edu 11. Sean Palfrey. March 20, 2017. Curbing Population Growth and Climate Change. HUFFPOST. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/curbing-population-growth-and-climate-change_us_58d06fede4b0e0d348b34710 12. Mark Rosegrant. February 12, 2014. What is the Role of Agricultural Technologies for Global Food Security? https://farmingfirst.org/Mark-Rosegrant. 13. Vincent Smith. December 2013. U.S. Food Aids Costly Problem: Why Its Time to Eliminate Cargo Preference. Foreign Affairs. https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2016-11-01/us-food-aids-costly-problem 14. The World Bank. October 2016. Commission on Global Poverty. http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/commission-on-global-poverty 15. R. Thurow. November/December 2010. The Fertile Continent. Foreign Affairs. p. 102110. Available at the Strayer Library via https://research.strayer.edu 16. Wayan Vota. April 6, 2017. How Technology Can Reduce Hunger and Improve Food Security. https://www.ictworks.org/how-technology-can-reduce-hunger-and-improve-food-security/#.XHcQZIhKjZs 17. John Waterbury. January/February 2013. Review of Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East. Foreign Affairs. Available at the Strayer Library via https://research.strayer.edu eBooks & eBook Chapters 1. B. E. Johansen. 2015. Eco-Hustle! Global Warming, Greenwashing, and Sustainability. https://search-ebscohost-com.libdatab.strayer.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=969920&site=ehost-live&scope=site Databases 1. C. L. Lyons. October 13, 2018. Climate Change. http://library.cqpress.com.libdatab.strayer.edu/cqresearcher/document.php?id=cqr_ht_climate_change_2018 2. J. Weeks. January 16, 2015. Global Population Growth. http://library.cqpress.com.libdatab.strayer.edu/cqresearcher/document.php?id=cqresrre2015011600 The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is as follows: · Examine the factors that account for why the growth in the worlds population can negatively affect the global society. Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric: Points: 100 Assignment 3b: Analysis on the Threats Defense Argument Criteria Exemplary 90100% A Proficient 8089% B Fair 7079% C Meets Minimum Expectations 6069% D Unacceptable Below 60% F Included a counter-argument paragraph for each of the two threats. Weight: 20% Provided a well-written counter-argument paragraph for each of the two threats. Provided a sufficient counter-argument paragraph for each of the two threats. Provided counter-arguments of less than a paragraph for two threats. Provided a counter- argument against only one threat. Did not provide any full paragraphs or counter-arguments. Included three points supporting the counter-argument to each threat. Weight: 20% Included three or more well-thought-out points supporting the counter-argument to each threat. Included three points adequately supporting the counter-argument to each threat. Included two points supporting the counter-argument to each threat. Included one point supporting the counter-argument to each threat. Did not provide any counter-arguments or only completed the assignment for one threat or none. Included an opening statement and a conclusion for each threat. Weight: 20% Included a well-thought-out opening statement and a conclusion. Included a sufficient opening and conclusion for each threat. Did not fully include an opening statement or a conclusion for one of the threat paragraphs. Missed an opening statement and a conclusion for one of the threat paragraphs. Did not provide an opening statement or a conclusion for either paragraph. Cited at least three credible sources. Weight: 20% Met the minimum credible source and proper citation requirements. Used 3 credible sources, with a few citation errors. Used at least 2 credible sources and properly cited sources. Used at least 2 sources but did not properly cite sources. Used 1 or fewer sources. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting. Weight: 20% 02 errors present. 34 errors present. 56 errors present. 78 errors present. More than 8 errors present.