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oDevelopment & Globalization:Uneven offspring:Some regions prosper and other declineIntegrated Outcome:Virtually all peopleare subjected to the mechanisms of integration
E.g.Markets, credit, education system, mediaSuch mechanisms of integrationserve as transmissionbelts of enrichment or impoverishmentin country after country.The creation of belt of slums:Containing 1/6thof the world’s population(1 billion)Social Reproduction:Whereby people (mainly women) provide unpaidservicesthrough mutual aid, care, child rearing, and basic survival tactics to survive.-Global InterdependenciesoThe global labour forceDispersed among the production links of these commodity chains.oAthletic show companies subcontractwith these labour forces through local firms in regional production sites, chasing sites where labour is cheap and/or stable, and environmental regulations are minimal-Lifestyle ConnectionoGlobalization is ultimately experienced locallyoLifestyle Connection:As we consume the experience of distant producers, so they produce our experienceConnects lifestylesacross the world of producers and consumers, but also embodies the inequalitiesin this relationship.oAnimal Protein Complex:Beef consumption is being overtaken by chicken and pork consumption1960-90s, the forests of Central America were levelled for grazing cattle destined for hamburger meatSouth America pastureshave been convertedinto beef supply zones for supermarketsin Europeand the Middle East.Asia is the leading edge of the Global Livestock RevolutionoMeat consumption further specifies the lifestyle connection in the access to food by social classes95% of global soybeanand a third of commercial fishingis consumed by animals. oFactor Farming
Is unhealthy for environments and bodies (both animal and human)Animals: Manure (1.3 billion tonsper year) has chemicals, antibiotics = pollute waters ways; dead fishHumans: Antibiotic resistant infectious diseases-The Development LifestyleoWith only 6% of the adult population, North America holds 34% of household wealthWe are in the age of high mass consumption - The final stage of developmentEconomist W. W. Rostow’s, 5 stages of economic growth oIt is well established that social health of the US has declined last 30 yearsPoverty, income gap, teenage suicide, lack of health insurancehave increasedThe UN Development Program’s Human Poverty Index:Ranks US last out of 17industrial countriesoAnglo-Saxon cultural economy:Increasing affluent settings across the worldThe explosion of obesityoWorld Health Organization“The greatest neglected public health problems of our time”Referring to childhood and adult obesity oGross National Happiness, King of BhutanQuantitative benchmark combining material and spiritual development in emphasizing equality, preservation of cultural values, environmental sustainability, and good governanceoGenuine Progress Indicator

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