social stratification

social stratification - High-Income Countries o o o...

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High-Income Countries o Industrialized o 20 % of the world o Control global market Middle-Income Countries o 2,500 – 10,000 a year per person on average o Some industrialization o Agriculture is a large part of their economy o Russia, Middle East, Brazil, India, China Low-Income Countries o Mostly in Africa and central Asia. o Population density is very high o 1/3 of people in cities o Limited industrialization, cannot afford more o Poor quality conditions o Poor are poorer in these countries than the poor in high/middle-income countries. Relative Poverty - Some people lacking resources that others take for granted Absolute Poverty – lack the resources to survive Child poverty is greatest in low-income nations, but children are more likely to be poor in high-income nations Global wealth and Poverty o Relative versus Absolute Poverty o Slavery ~ 200million or 3% of the population
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5 types of slavery as classified by ASI (Anti-Slavery International) Chattel (27mill) - Asia, Africa, Middle East
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