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ch. 8 lecture - CH.8: SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS *What is...

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CH.8: SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS *What is Development? -development is a process of expanding the real freedoms people enjoy. It enlarges people’s choices -each year United Nations researchers prepare a Human Development Report to measure the overall progress of nations in achieving human development *Components of the Human Development Index -longevity—life expectancy at birth -knowledge—adult literacy rate & school enrollments -decent standard of living—adjusted per capita income on PPP$ *Gender Empowerment Measure -GEM indicates the extent to shich a nation’s women take an active part in its economic & political lifes -GEM components: -seats in parliament held by women -female senior officials & managers -female professional & technical workers -women’s share of earned income *UN Principle of Universalism -the life claims of everyone—women, men & children—are knowledged without discrimination -development & consumption patterns that perpetuated today’s inequities are neither sustainable
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2008 for the course CBA 300 taught by Professor Horne during the Fall '08 term at CSU Long Beach.

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ch. 8 lecture - CH.8: SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS *What is...

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