1 Discuss the pros and cons of globalization and its impact on the United States. What has helped or hurt America’s case for influence around the world? Have you felt that globalization affects you personally in your community or at your workplace? If so how? If not, why not?
2 The United States’ general position in the Middle East has been to support Israel, promote general regional stability, and ensure continued access to oil. Recent movements in several of these countries have tried to topple some autocratic governments?and some of these movements have succeeded. Should the United States continue to support such autocratic governments in order to maintain stability, or should it support the instigators of the movements, who may or may not be receptive to American ideals? Why?
3. What challenges do criminal justice professionals confront when they attempt to communicate with people who speak another language? How do language barriers influence the overall effectiveness of communication among all parties involved?
4. What is an example of a communication strategy within the criminal justice system when dealing with a special situation? How do the dynamics of the situation affect the overall communication style or method among those involved?