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ARTS1750 Summary of Key Concepts

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Concise notes of all concepts that are examinable in the final test for ARTS1750

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Structure Economy International development Environmentalism Crime prevention Poverty reduction Non-governmental organization Poverty United Nations Development Programme Sustainability Empowerment Extreme poverty
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Structure Economy International development Environmentalism Crime prevention Poverty reduction Non-governmental organization Poverty United Nations Development Programme Sustainability Empowerment Extreme poverty
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alised/romanticised poverty, confronting (heightened, emotive rhetoric) Absolute Poverty unable to afford G/S (food/clothing/shelter) required for survival Relative Poverty a level of poverty relatively impoverished to the rest of the country’s population - the average incomes/bundle of G/S requires more spending than available to these people Economic Growth Theory Purpose - transform traditional, subsistence, ‘backward’ economies into commodified, modern - production of surplus is important Assumes unlimited eco growth is possible - economies reach take off point where wealth will trickle down - superiority of W models Poverty - situation suffered by people without money to buy food and satisfy other material needs Measurement - GNI, GDP, purchasing power parity (local cost of living), GNP (income from investments abroad) Process - top-down, focus ‘expert’ knowledge via IO,...
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