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SO1050_WK3_Assignment_2017_V01.docx - SO1050 Week 3...

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© Ultimate Medical Academy. SO1050: Week 3 Assignment How could global, racial or ethnic stratification affect my healthcare career? This assignment helps you apply your knowledge from this week’s modules and readings. It is important to learn about global, racial and ethnic stratification because they directly affect the healthcare system. Globalization, for example, has effected healthcare through exporting patients (medical tourism) and importing medical services (outsourcing). Additionally, it is important to learn about environmental issues because they can negatively impact our health. Global Stratification Answer the questions below. 1. Define the term: global stratification global stratification is they arrangement of individuals and groups in societies around the entire world. 2. List Collier’s four “traps” that keep some underdeveloped nations poor. a. Bad government b. Conflict c. Natural resources d. Landlocked counties 3. Define the term: globalization It’s basically when other businesses and organizations start operating on an international scale from them on. They developed international influence in doing so. 4. Provide an example of globalization. My example of globalization is simple really, and something we all hear about. A he or she traveling out of country for a cosmetic surgery. There is a large number of reasons why they do this. Some because the doctors are known for their talent, and some surgeries aren’t as affordable, and they can get them done a lot cheaper overseas.
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