GLOBAL INEQUALITY STUDENT FILE

GLOBAL INEQUALITY STUDENT FILE - Global Inequality SOCI 200...

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Global Inequality SOCI 200 Spring 2007
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Global Inequality • The world is divided between  rich (15%),  • middle (40%)  • and poor (63%) countries. • Richer countries are those  who were first to  industrialize: England,  Europe, U.S., Australia.
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Market Oriented Theory Prosperity occurs best if people are  free of government restraint to  make own economic decisions. Poor countries have difficulty being  productive because: Increased birth rates Poor work ethics Fatalistic value systems Little drive (or ability) to invest in  future.
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Dependency Theory Countries are poor because  they are exploited by wealthy  countries. 
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Population Theory Productivity of countries depends to  some extent on the number and age  of population. Demography  is the study of  population or the number of births,  deaths and migration that influence  size, composition and distribution of  population.
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Population Growth
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