Week 2 Portfolio Questions
1. What does Lucinda Platt's analysis of poverty and inequality in the UK tell us about the importance of
considering intra- (within-) and inter- (between-) group differences?
Intra-(within-) group differences refer to internal
LSE100-GROUP PROJECT: The War On Drugs
a) Addiction and Health
-while there are differences in risks of victimisation between broad social groups, such differences
can be massive when one looks at very specific subgroups.
How, and to what extent, has the concept of green growth resolved the traditional debate
between a 'growing economy' and a 'better environment'?
Since the 2008 financial crisis, the concept of 'green growth' became a worldwide matter. There have
Why do states create international institutions like the UNFCCC?
Perform functions that states have difficulty performing individually
E.g. collecting information, monitoring compliance, addressing collective action problems
Efficiency- international gove
Is the world order changing?
The end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s brought an end to a
bipolar world. There was no longer a clear division between East and West as countries in eastern
Europe gradually abandoned t
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Further resources for LSE100 Module 1:
How should we address poverty and inequality?
The following resources are divided into two primary sections: academic readings
and other sources. The latter section includes readings from newspapers, blogs, etc.