Day 19 - Assessing Globalization - W07_23_2008 POST

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    Assessing Globalization Day 19 – 07.23.2008
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    Assessing Globalization: Some  Considerations • Trade and Finance – Who wins and who loses? • ___________________________________________ • ___________________________________________ • ___________________________________________ – Land: development vs. environment • Culture and Ideas – Languages, ways of life – Women’s issues, human rights • People – Choice – How fair is it? 
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    Assessing Globalization: Pro Percentage of people in  developing countries living  below US$1 (adjusted for  inflation and purchasing power)  per day Halved in last twenty years Life expectancy: ___________ in developing  world since WWII  Developing countries closing  gap with developed world Infant mortality Decreased in every developing  region of the world Democracy with universal  suffrage 1900: Nearly 0% 2000: 62.5%
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