GEOG130 Lecture17_Looking into the Future

GEOG130 - Looking into the Future Lecture 17"I am a citizen not of Athens or Greece but of the World Socrates World Without Boundaries Source

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Looking into the Future Lecture 17
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I am a citizen, not of I am a citizen, not of Athens or Greece, but of the Athens or Greece, but of the World.” World.” Socrates Socrates
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World Without Boundaries Source: Bergman and Renwick, 2003
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Why is the World Divided? Fig. 9-8: The less developed regions include Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia.
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Which Term Do We Use? “Have-not” “Underdeveloped” “Less-developed” “The other world” “South” “Non Industrialized” “Non-western” “Lazy” “Third World” “Developing”
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The Columbian Exchange Plants Animals Diseases Demographic Mineral Wealth Trade Items Technology Language Religion Economy Government Urban Planning “The Columbian Exchange” is the sharing of cultures that transformed the lives of two continents. Its was a two-way process with people, goods, and ideas moving back and forth. What are the three G’s?
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African Diaspora Source: Bergman and Renwick, 2003
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Indian and Pakistan Evolution
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Human Development Index Fig. 9-1: Developed by the United Nations, the HDI combines several measures of development: life expectancy at birth, adjusted GDP per capita, and knowledge (schooling and literacy).
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Population Change Country by Rank 1950 in millions Country by Rank 2000 in millions Country by Rank 2050 in millions 1. China 2. India 3. US 4. Russia 5. Japan 6. Indonesia 7. Germany 8. Brazil 9. UK 10. Italy 562 369 152 101 83 82 68 53 50 47 1. China 2. India 3. US 4. Indonesia 5. Brazil 6. Russia 7. Pakistan 8. Bangladesh 9. Japan 10. Nigeria 1,262 1,002 282 224 175 146 141 130 126 123 1. India 2. China 3. US 4. Indonesia 5. Nigeria 6. Bangladesh 7. Pakistan 8. Brazil 9. Congo- Kinshasa 10. México 1,601 1,417 420 336 307 279 267 228 181 153 (Source: US Census International Data Base)
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World Population Living on $2 or less Day Poor Country Pop. < $1 a day (%) Pop. < $2 a day (%) Zambia 84.6 98.1 Guinea Bissau 88.2 96.7 Uganda 69.3 92.2 Niger 61.5 92 Ethiopia 46 89 India 52.5 88.8 Rwanda 45.7 88.7 Nepal 50.3 86.7 Senegal 54 79.6 Kenya 50.2 78.1 Guatemala 53.3 76.8 Honduras 46.9 75.7
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Argentina , President Isabel Perón, 1974–1976 Belize , Governor-general Dame Minita Gordon, 1981–1993 Central African Republic , Prime Minister Elizabeth Domitien, 1974–1976 Finland, President Tarja Halonen, 2000–present Great Britain, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, 1979–1990 India, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, 1966–1977; 1980–1984 Indonesia, President Megawati Sukarnoputri, 2001–present Nicaragua, President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, 1990–1997 Pakistan, Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto 1988–1990, 1993–1996 Panama , President Mireya Moscoso, 1999–2004 Philippines , President Maria Corazon Aquino, 1986–1992 Philippines
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