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Response_Question__9__due_week_of_4_06_09_ - on their lands...

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DSOC 1101 – Response Paper #9 Due in section the week of April 6, 2009 The following questions are based on the assigned readings for March 30 & April 1, 2009. Select one and write a one-page, double-spaced response using examples from the assigned readings. 1. In chapter 9 of your textbook, Frances Moore Lappe argues that certain features of the global economy can be injurious to the economic well-being of people in less developed countries, even with their new opportunities to sell things. She suggests when Colombian peasants sell orchids, roses, and carnations (which eventually end up in U.S., German, and Japanese flower shops and supermarkets), they do so at great expense, losing the opportunity to grow food
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Unformatted text preview: on their lands, such as potatoes, corn, and tomatoes. Using at least 2 specific examples from the supplemental readings assigned this week, discuss some of the other ways in which serving the economic needs of people in advanced industrialized societies may harm people in less developed societies. 2. Your textbook (chapter 9) claims that global economic inequality has personal relevance and importance to people in advanced, affluent economies. Briefly review this argument and support your answer with 2 specific examples from the supplemental readings assigned this week....
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