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Chapter 8 Global Stratification
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Chapter 8 Outline Global Stratification Consequences of Global Stratification World Poverty Globalization and Social Change
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Global Stratification What is a global stratification system? A system in which the status of the people in one country are intricately linked to the status of the people in other countries Inequalities exist between nations based on wealth, power, and prestige of different societies relative to their position in the international economy
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Global Stratification Measures of well-being reveal consequences of a global system of inequality: life expectancy infant mortality access to health services
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Rich and Poor
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If {image} , then {image} Terrorism is more likely to take place in the wealthy nations. 1 2 3 4 5 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% a. Strongly agree b. Agree somewhat c. Unsure d. Disagree somewhat e. Strongly disagree
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Per Capita Gross National Income Measures the total output of goods and services produced by residents of a country each year plus the income from nonresident sources, divided by the size of the population. This does not truly reflect what individuals or families receive in wages or pay; it is simply each person’s annual share of their country’s income were the proceeds shared equally.
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The Rich and the Poor:  A World View
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The Core and Periphery The countries of the world can be divided into three levels: Core countries Semi-peripheral countries Peripheral countries
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2008 for the course SSP 001 taught by Professor Munson during the Spring '06 term at Lehigh University .

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ssp1-15 - Chapter 8 Global Stratification Chapter 8 Outline...

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