CHAP 15 SOCIO100oct 30 - CHAP 15 SOCIO100 oct 30,2019 Global inequality Learning objectives Concepts and issues Theoretical perspectives The future

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CHAP 15 SOCIO100 oct 30,2019 Global inequality Learning objectives Concepts and issues Theoretical perspectives The future of global inequality Introduction Inequality at the global level and related implications o Countries on Top of the ladder- have more wealth, power and prestige o Countries below the ladder- decrease of wealth, power and prestige selected terminologies First, second, third world o First-developed, second developing, third? Developed, developing, under-developing High, middle and low income o High-developed, middle-developing, Global north and global south o Referring the state of humanity in terms of developing, not geographical locations o North- countries have standards, high economy o South-living standards not that great Context and problems Post-1945 world and models of development The Marshall Plan o WW2 USA-superpower USSR-1917 The Cold War o NATO, Warsaw pact Measuring development and related problems: o From GDP and HDI GDP – relies on formal transactions, informal HDI- introduced by UNDP since 1990 Look at per capital income Nonmaterial factors o Human freedom and choices, like services to education, health, environmental stewardship Post-Cold War and contemporary globalization
Issues in Global Inequality The concept of globalization Perspectives on global inequality Globalization What is globalization?

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