Oxfam America student organization : building awareness and support for poverty reduction

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dc.contributor.advisor Waite, Gerald E.
dc.contributor.author Whitacre, Megan N.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-16T13:21:46Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-16T13:21:46Z
dc.date.created 2011-05-07
dc.date.issued 2011-05-07
dc.identifier.other A-343
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/196083
dc.description.abstract In order to increase awareness and activism regarding international social justice issues, a student chapter of Oxfam America, an international relief and development organization, was founded at Ball State University. This creative project reviews the role of non-governmental organizations and Oxfam America in particular, analyzes social movement and student organizational models, and finally reviews the first year of the Oxfam America Student Organization at Ball State University_ The main goal of this project was to create an effective student organization and prepare a new generation of leaders to maintain the organization's activism and integrity_ The secondary goal was to run an Oxfam campaign on Ball State's campus in order to generate local political actions that will effect change at the national and international level In its first year of existence, the Oxfam America Ball State Chapter successfully generated over 600 political actions regarding food security, climate adaptation finance, and international development.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.subject.lcsh Anthropology.
dc.title Oxfam America student organization : building awareness and support for poverty reduction en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1647761

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