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Unformatted text preview: 3-31-08Global Inequality1.Historic division of the globe2.How is global inequality examined today?3.What is the relationship between global and internal (with a specific nation) stratification?a.Global stratification is much higher or severe than internal stratification Global inequality and wealth1.The inequality is much more severe with high population expansion coupled with low economic productivity – the community lacks opportunities2.Wealth and poverty is relativea.Population is large factorb.Access to educationc.Access to educationd.Corruption among government3.Two types of povertya.Relative poverty – in poverty relative to others, not needed for survival, but makes life more comfortable, ect.b.Absolute poverty – lack resources that are needed for day to day survivali.Long term survivalc.most in the US is relative poverty, not absoluteEffects of poverty1.Poverty and childrena.Has the most severe effects on younger childrenb.Causes the mortality rate to decrease rapidlyc.A lot abandoned to the street...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course SOCL 2001 taught by Professor Mecom during the Spring '07 term at LSU.
- Spring '07