Global Stratification

Global - 70 of humanity 40 Nations overwhelmingly found in Central and East Africa Tasks and Gender Tasks Usually Preformed by Women Tasks Usually

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Global Stratification *annual income per person High Medium Low $10,001-$37,000+ $2,500-$10,000 <$2,500 Produce enough economic goods for majority of people to survive no matter where they live; Majority (79%) of world’s income 2/3rds live in cities and have industrial jobs (live comfortably), remaining 1/3 rd living in rural areas, lack access to schools, medical care, adequate housing, and drinking water; SOME industrialization has occurred, but still primarily rely on agriculture Mostly agricultural with little or some industry, but the majority of people in these nation’s are poor. 100 Nations: U.S., Canada, Argentina, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and nations of Western Europe 80 Nations: Mexico, Egypt, Peru, Brazil, etc.
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Unformatted text preview: 70% of humanity 40 Nations: overwhelmingly found in Central and East Africa Tasks and Gender Tasks Usually Preformed by Women Tasks Usually Preformed by Men Variable Gender Assignment or Cooperative Tasks • Gathering plants, seeds, fruits, and nuts • Caring for children • Caring for sick and elderly • Keeping up dwellings • Making clothes • Hunting animals • Fishing as a primary responsibility • Herding large animals • Clearing fields for planting • Conducting long-distance trade • Hunting small animals • Fishing as a secondary resource • Herding small animals • Planting/harvesting crops • Making crafts: pottery, basketry, tools • House building • Conducting local trade...
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