PS 147 Midterm 2 Study Guide

PS 147 Midterm 2 Study Guide - 24/02/201119:57:00...

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24/02/2011 19:57:00 Defining Key terms:       Fair Trade Definition o A market based approach that helps producers in developing countries  promote better trading condition (fair prices) and better living standards for  Southern farmers You pay a social premium to provide to aid in developing social  benefits (better infrastructure, environmental sustainability, no  exploitation) for people in developing countries Sustainable development Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of  future generations to meet their own needs Social determinants of health Social, economic, and environmental conditions under which people live that affect  their opportunity to lead healthy lives. Cash crop Growing crops that are grown for profit instead of for sustaining yourself Community Development Program involving communities in the solution of problems, and facilitating transfer  of technology to community for effective solution of problem Integrated approach to rural development Attempted to revive and build on community development while incorporating the  new ideas of small farm efficiencies, promoting balanced development strategies that  would target all regions of a country instead of relying on urban and industrial growth  as the engine of the national economy awknowledges the interconnectedness nature of rural development problems and they  attempt to co-ordinate teams of disciplinary specialist (social, health, economic)  Participatory approaches to rural development Stresses putting ‘farmers first’ and ‘handing over the stick of authority to local  communities Incorporates the knowledge and opinion of the rural community in planning  development programs o Think of the millennium project
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Gauchospace Readings:     Explain the rationale behind the phrase “Educating Girls, Unlocking Development”? 1.) Breaks poverty cycle o If women become educated once they have their own families they will pass along  these values  Important to break intergenerational trend of poverty breaks the poverty trap.  3.) Positive affects for everyone in society by helping women get ahead o Mothers are more likely to spend things on children and family and better everyone’s  2.) Positive link between education and keeping fertility rates down o More educated a women is the more likely to get married later and have less children  Import in developing world because overpopulation is a big problem 4.) Women with a primary school education generally makes women more    wealthier and 
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2011 for the course POLI SCI 147 taught by Professor Reyes during the Winter '11 term at UCSB.

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