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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 7 Environment and consumption 1. Nation state and consumption 2. The story of sugar • Use of sugar • Expansion of sugar consumption • The mass consumption of sugar When you consume things you have to produce. 2 things in this chapter, sugar and beef. Beef used to be only for rich people. Burger contains 30% of fat, it’s extremely unhealthy thing. Sugar used to be considered as medicine, we are stealing from the poor farmer to fulfill our need. 3. Story of beef • Role of Spain • England • US 4. Modern beef 5. Internationalization of beef and sugar products Questions: (BDDC) 1. In this chapter, the author presents his point of view on consumption of goods in capitalist societies. Which one of the following statements he gave on consumption of goods? A. The consumption and preference of certain types of foods in developed societies changed naturally B. The consumption and preference of certain types of foods in developed societies is cultural and is influenced b the corporations C. The consumption and preference of certain types of foods in developed societies is not influenced by corporations D. The consumption and preference of certain types of foods in developed societies is not influenced by their cultures 2. In this chapter, which one of the following statements on Beef and Sugar was discussed by the author? A. The production/processing of both degrade the environment B. Both have histories that tie them to the growth and emergence of the capitalistic world economy C. Both became the foundation of the US fast-food diet D. All of the above 3. According to the authors, which of the following international organizations are partially responsible for the Internationallization of Hamburger? A. Colonialism B. Global stock markets C. Group of 8 D. World Bank and US AID 4. According to the text which one of the following statements is true? A. American have always loved beef B. American have always loved sugar C. American’s love for sugar and beef was promoted by the corporations D. All of the above Chapter 9 Indigenous h groups and ethnic conflicts 1. Capitalism and indigenous cultures • Cultural diversity • Ethnocide M 4 • Extension of government control •...
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- Spring '08
- Capitalism, following statements, Mau Mau Uprising