SSCI 300_Week Seven Class Eleven_Fall 2008

SSCI 300_Week Seven Class Eleven_Fall 2008 - 11/13/2008...

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11/13/2008 1 SSCI 300 Non-Western World Kevin E. Grisham, ABD CSU San Bernardino Points To Be Covered • Current Events • Theories of Development & Obstacles to Development • Why Study Leadership in the Developing World? • Types of Political Leadership Feminist Theory & Sustainable Development Theories Feminist Theory Connection between inequality, poverty, Role of women in economic development, political development & social development Sustainable Development Theories Necessity of a connection between development “for now” & resources for the future
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11/13/2008 2 Obstacles to Development Role of culture Natural resources & the impact of natural disasters International & regional economic environment Population size Education & health care Political instability Corruption Debt & the role of foreign aid Role of Culture Culture Composed of beliefs, attitudes, values, moral codes & institutions Connection between political leadership & the perpetuation of certain traditions The work ethic & development Example: Confucianism & development in parts of Southeast Asia Natural Resources & the Impact of Natural Disasters Resources & their connection to development Factors necessary for resources to promote development Effective leadership Entrepreneurship Adequate infrastructure Access to markets Values Government policies
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11/13/2008 3 Natural Resources & the Impact of Natural Disasters The Green Revolution & Africa The role of government priorities & accessing resources for development Example: Ghana Impact of Natural Disasters Drought, desertification, & floods & impact on development Short-term impact
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2010 for the course SSCI 84424 taught by Professor Grisham during the Spring '10 term at CSU San Bernardino.

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SSCI 300_Week Seven Class Eleven_Fall 2008 - 11/13/2008...

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