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Measures of well-being reveal consequences of a  global system of inequality: life expectancy infant mortality access to health services Units: Countries, instead of individuals or smaller  groups
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A compilation of data indicating various levels of  national well-being. Simple measures of well-being, including life  expectancy, infant mortality, and access to health  services, reveal the consequences of a global  system of inequality.
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Measures the total output of goods and services  produced by residents of a country each year plus  the income from nonresident sources, divided by  the size of the population. National average, if income were distributed  equally
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Global stratification often means that consumption in  more affluent nations is dependent on cheap labor in  less affluent nations. How rich are you? http://www.globalrichlist.com/  
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The countries of the world can be divided into three  levels: Core countries  Semi-peripheral countries Peripheral countries
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Industrialized Capitalist Nations
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Joos during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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