Economic Area (Western Civilisation)

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Subject: The Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation
  2. The common factor: Christianity.
    1. Catholicism
    2. Protestantism
    3. Judaism and Agnosticism in the West
  3. Cultural and economic areas of the Western Christian Civilisation
    1. European Economic Area
    2. American Economic Area
      1. Latin American Economic Area
      2. North American Economic Area
      3. Caribbean Economic Area
    3. Economic Area of Oceania
  4. The Economic Integration of the Western Christian Civilisation
  5. The Economic relations with the other civilisations
  6. Christian Businessman
The subject “The Economic Area of the Western Civilisation” is studied...
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, America, Europe, Economic Relations
  2. Doctorates: America, Religions and Business

Learning materials in English or Spanish Civilización Cristiana French Civilizacion Chretienne Portuguese Civilização Cristã

Description of the Subject: The Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation. Economic Integration.

From the culture and economic integration; we can identify three distinct economic and cultural areas: the European, the American, and Oceania.

Civilisations and Economic Integration

1- The European Economic Area.

Today, Germany is the Central State, while France and the United Kingdom (BREXIT) have a significant influence. After centuries of war, the European Union has achieved integrate twenty-eight European Countries. The EU is the largest trading bloc in the World accounting for 19% of the global trade.

2. The American Economic Area.

From the cultural, historical, and economic integration point of view we can identify three sub-areas:

2. 1 The North American (the United States and Canada) Economic Area. The United States is the world's political leader and leads the world economy.

2.2. The Latin American Economic Area. The Latin American Countries seek to integrate their economies (the UNASUR, the ALADI, the ALBA, the MERCOSUR, and the Andean Community). Latin America seeks its identity based on shared history (former colonies), language (Spanish and Portuguese), religious (Christianity), ethnic (although we should consider the existence of different ethnic groups).

2.3 The Caribbean economic area.

3. The Economic Area of Oceania.

Characteristics of the Western Christian Civilisation:

  1. Religion: Catholicism and Protestantism
  2. Classical Legacy: Greek philosophy, Roman law, and Christianity
  3. Languages deriving from Latin: The Western Civilisation is rich in languages, and most derive from Latin, although there are exceptions like the Hungarian, the Basque, or the Amerindian languages in Latin America
  4. Separation of Church and State
  5. The Rule of law. The notion that respect for law is one of the foundations of society is a legacy of the Romans
  6. The strength of civil society
  7. Institutions
  8. Individualism
  9. Furthermore, the European and North American Countries are members of the NATO.

Samples - Christian Civilisation

Christianity in Europe

Christianity in America

Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)

Amancio Ortega (Spanish Philanthropist)

New Zealand Foreign Trade

Map Civilisations and integration

Ethics and Business



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