Week 11 Economic Challenges

Week 11 Economic Challenges - Reading Prompt Week 11...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Reading Prompt  Week 11 Economic Challenges  beginning March 22, 2011 Readings for this week:  1) Stewart, Chapter 8  2) film: Egyptian documentary:  On Boys, Girls and the Veil  by Yousry Nasrallah,  excerpts to be shown in class. Please read these questions before class and watch the film  with these issues in mind, and then write out answers after you watch the film, for  discussion in the next class. Stewart, Chapter 8 What is the demographic trap? What demands does it create? Why do people move to cities? Why are the expectations for employment not met? Look at Table 8.1: Which countries have the highest fertility rates? What is the fertility  rate for the region as a whole? Which countries have the lowest fertility rates? Oil and the Saudi Welfare State: How did the oil boom create a welfare state? What is the  current state of affairs, economically and politically? What are the links to religious 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course GEOG 226 taught by Professor Mills during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

Page1 / 2

Week 11 Economic Challenges - Reading Prompt Week 11...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online