Material Detail

"Culture and Human Rights" icon

Culture and Human Rights

This rich site by the Center for Strategic and International explores some of the especially sensitive and subtle issues pertaining to the globalization debate. Topics include Cultural Impacts of Globalization, Cultural and Trade Disputes, and Cultural Challenges. Readers are urged to think of cultural issues pertaining to globalization in terms of conflicting values, and decide for themselves what aspects of globalization may be positive, negative or truly indifferent to cultures around the world.


More about this material


Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.
Nicole Doran
Nicole Doran (Student)
8 years ago

This is a thorough website on the basics of Globalization. It is difficult to form a complete discussion about Globalization, because the idea iself is so expansive. However, this site strives to forge a skeleton of significant issues regrding the topic and serves as a solid introduction.


The information is well organized and accesible to the user. The sidebar on the left is paticularly useful for navigation. 


The "Quiz" function at the end is a useful way for users to apply their knowledge and get some feedback as to how much they have learned from the website. It is an excellent educational tool for the user. 

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 15 minutes