ISS EXAM 3 - Exam #3 Poverty ~ 15 questions Crime, Judicial...

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Exam #3 Poverty  ~ 15 questions Crime, Judicial Systems, Inequality  ~ 10 questions Course Package Readings  ~ 5 questions  ~ 4 questions Gilbert, ch 7, 8, 9, 10, 11  ~ 8 questions  ~ 4 questions  ~ 4 questions
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Exam 3 3.21.05 A. What is poverty? Absolute poverty refers to a situation when a household cannot  maintain some minimum standard of living From a human development perspective, poverty means the denial of  choices and opportunities for a tolerable life B. Indicators of Poverty 1. Economic Indicators GNP (gross national product) Average income (averages don’t include everyone!) Ex) If Britney Spears and Bill Gate were sitting in here and he  was to take everyone’s income, to get the average, not accurate 2. Social Indicators  (best) 1. Longevity Infant mortality rate~b4 age 1(highest in poor  nations, lowest in rich) Child mortality rate~b4 age 5(highest in poor  nations, lowest in rich) Life expectancy (highest in rich nations, lowest in  poor)                               2. Access to knowledge Literacy rates, just being able to read and write  (highest in rich, lowest in poor) Educational achievements         3.  Standard of living Access to health service (service always available  but quality may not be as good as it could be) (U.S.  doctors get paid more than any doctor anywhere in  the world)
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Access to safe water (pay more for bottled water  then we do for gas!) (some countries, they have to  walk for miles to get water, and they have nothing to  purify it, filter it…which causes diarrhea, and other  illnesses) Percent of Children that are malnourished  Overall condition of the living unit (the bathroom  theory-can tell a lot about a person by what they have  in their bathroom.  SO SHALLOW…some people  don’t even have bathrooms! Or homes!) (Some  people have only one room, which makes their living  room, kitchen, and bedroom.  They are born there,  and die there) (No dry land, people will live on boats) C. How many people are poor? 1. Approximately  1.3 billion  people make $1/day and live in absolute  poverty.  -millions eat from garbage cans, not even their own! -if we spread out everything we have, food wise, all over the    world, we would all be fat! 2.  
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