Chapter 1 Lecture, Part A

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Chapter 1 Lecture Notes, Part 1 First World: United States Canada Britain France Japan Second World: Post-colonizing countries Third World: Everyone else We will be studying South America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia… (All are industrialized, all (except Japan) were colonizers, and all have a majority white/Caucasian population..) Developing Countries.. Not all developing countries are the same - some are wealthy (Kuwait) ; some have stable democracies (India, Brazil) ; some are impoverished (Honduras, Haiti) ; some are EXTREMELY politically unstable (Haiti, Pakistan) or repressive (North Korea, China) . 3 Main Characteristics of Less-developed Countries (doesn't have to have all three characteristics) : 1.Economic Underdevelopment 2. Social Underdevelopment 3. Political Underdevelopment Economic Underdevelopment Economic underdevelopment is measure nationally by the GDP, income distribution, and the infrastructure (sewage system, water sanitation, etc.). Individually it is
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