POS Week 1&2

POS Week 1&2 - *RACE * GENDER * CLASS VI. NATURE OF...

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POS360 Week 1 and 2 I. PERSONAL STORIES II. THE DEVELOPMENT GAP - THE “GREATEST SCANDAL OF OUR TIME” (A FEW RICH VS. MAJORITY POOR) - 1/5 OF WORLD PRODUCES 4/5 OF WORLD GNP - AVERAGE DAILY CALORIE INTAKE IN POOR COUNTRIES IS 1/3 THAT OF RICH - RICHEST 20% HAVE 85% OF WORLD INCOME - GLOBAL TREND TOWARD MORE REGRESSIVE DISTRIBTION OF INCOME AND WEALTH III. GINI INDEX (INEQUALITY WITHIN COUNTRIES) (0-100) IV. MODERNITY - INCREASES IN HUMAN PRODUCTIVE CAPACITY - HIGHER LIVING STANDARDS - INCREASE IN INEQUALITY - *IS THERE A LINK BETWEEN GLOBAL WEALTH AND GLOBAL POVERTY? V. NATURE OF INEQUALITY - INCOME DISTRIBUTION - EDUCATION LEVELS - ACCESS TO HEALTH SERVICES - MORTALITY - EQUALITY OF OUTCOME VS. EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY - POWER RELATIONS, SOCIAL STRUCTURE, AND HUMAN AGENCY
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Unformatted text preview: *RACE * GENDER * CLASS VI. NATURE OF POVERTY-NARROW VS. BROAD DEFINITION-ABSOLUTE VS. RELATIVE POVERTY-*POVERTY LINES-INTERNATIONAL: PER CAPITAL CONSUMPTION-NATIONAL: COST OF BASIC NEEDS-*CRITIQUES-OBJECTIVE VS. SUBJECTIVE-*PARTICIPATORY POVERY ASSESSMENTS (PPAs)-NEO-CLASSICAL ECONOMISTS = INCOME SHORTFALL-AMARTYA SEN: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE-*INDIVIDUAL HUMAN DEV. VS NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEV.-*CAPABILITIES AND FUNCTIONINGS-RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN POVERTY AND INEQUALITY-*BEHAVIOR OF INDIVIDUALS-* OPERATION OF SOCIAL STRUCTURES-* ROLE OF THE STATE VII. A BETRAYAL OF RESPONSBILITY?-CAUSALITY-MORAL RESPONSIBILITY-INTERCONNECTEDNESS (POS360 Week 1 and 2)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2011 for the course POS 360 taught by Professor Doty during the Fall '10 term at ASU.

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POS Week 1&2 - *RACE * GENDER * CLASS VI. NATURE OF...

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