Assignment 1: The Effects of War and Peace on Foreign Aid
Due Week 4 and worth 200 points
Use the Internet to research
one (1) developing nation of your choice. Your research should include an
examination of the effects that war and peace have on the distribution of
foreign aid, as well as the material covered by the Webtext and lectures in Weeks
1 through 3.
Write a three to four (4)
pages research paper in which you:
1. Assess the positive and negative effects that
peace and war, respectively, have on the distribution of foreign aid in the
developing country that you have selected. Support your response with concrete
examples of each of the results that you have cited.
2. Analyze the specific actions that the
leadership of the selected country has taken, through the use of its foreign
aid from donor nations and international lending institutions, to relieve the
severe problems caused by warfare.
3. Discuss whether or not the extension of
foreign aid has successfully reduced poverty and the incidence of warfare in
the selected country. Support your response with examples.
4. Use at least five (5) quality academic
resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia, blogs, and other nonacademic
websites do not qualify as academic resources. Approval of resources is at the
instructor's discretion. Resources must also be within the last seven (7)
When referencing the selected
resources, please use the following format:
Name of the author. Name of
title. Retrieved from website url.
Soomo. Understanding Development [Webtext].
Name of the Author. Name of the
lecture [lecture type]. Retrieved from lecture url.
Strayer University. (2013). Understanding
Development [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from/bbcswebdav/institution/SOC/300/1136/Week1/lecture/story.html.
Author's Name. (Date of
publication). Title of the resource. Retrieved from website url.
Wuestewald, Eric. (2014). Portraits of people living on a
dollar a day. Retrieved fromhttp://www.motherjones.com/mixed-media/2014/04/living-on-a-dollar-a-day-photos-renee-byer-thomas-nazario.
Your assignment must follow
these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using
Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations
and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your
professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing
the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the
course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not
included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning
outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Analyze how funding in the form
of aid, investment, and loans moves from industrialized nations to the
developing world to alleviate the problems caused by warfare.
Use technology and information
resources to research issues in sociology of developing countries.
Write clearly and concisely
about sociology of developing countries using proper writing mechanics.