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Chapter 8 Global Stratification
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Global Stratification Inequality among nations based on several different measures: GNP, GNP per capita Consumption Quality of life, human development Wealth and poverty
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Per Capita Gross National Income Measures the total output of goods and services produced by residents of a country each year plus the income from nonresident sources, divided by the size of the population.
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Global Stratification and Consumption Global stratification often means that consumption in more affluent nations is dependent on cheap labor in less affluent nations.
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Who Uses the World’s Energy?
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Quality of Life: A Comparative Perspective Life Expectancy Access to safe water Afghanistan 45 40% Iran 71 94% Mexico 75.1 97% U.S. 77.9 100%
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Human Development Index A compilation of data indicating various levels of national well-being. Simple measures of well-being, including life expectancy, infant mortality, and access to health services, reveal the consequences of a global system of inequality.
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2009 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1010 taught by Professor Morresy during the Spring '09 term at Toledo.

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