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Global Disparities of Wealth and Change. MR. KARNES IB GEOGGRAPHY. Wha t does it mean to be an IB student studying global d isparities of wealth and change?. MR. KARNES IB GEOGGRAPHY. Anyone can study this stuff! What makes you special!? .

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Global disparities of wealth and change

Global Disparities of Wealth and Change

MR. KARNES

IB GEOGGRAPHY


Wha t does it mean to be an ib student studying global d isparities of wealth and change

What does it mean to be an IB student studying global disparities of wealth and change?

MR. KARNES

IB GEOGGRAPHY


Anyone can study this stuff what makes you special

Anyone can study this stuff!What makes you special!?


Global disparities of wealth and change

Are you capable of having a positive impact on our world?If so, what are your ideas for solving these problems?


Disparities of wealth and change

Disparities of Wealth and Change

  • Objectives

  • Explain disparities and inequities that occur within countries because of ethnicity, residence, parental education, income, employment (formal and informal) and land ownership.


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Disparities of Wealth and Change

  • Objectives

  • We are going to explain what the disparities and inequities actually are.


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Disparities of Wealth and Change

  • Why do disparities arise?


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Disparities of Wealth and Change

  • The world has never produced so much food.

  • There is enough rice and wheat to feed every person on Earth not including fruits or vegetables

  • Farmers prefer to dump food rather than sell it for a low price

  • Must think of food as a commodity

  • Insufficiently distributed

  • Food Aid – Can make things worse

The Problems!


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Disparities of Wealth and Change

  • Disparities in access to food

  • Why do farmers in LEDCs produce less food?

    • Problems LECD

  • Subsistence farming

  • Traditional farming methods

  • Poor Storage Facilities

  • Small divided landholdings

  • Absentee landlords – essentially feudalism

  • No Specialization – Not experts

  • Agribusiness – Food ≠ Commercial Products

    • OVERALL ITS NOT EFFICIENT


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Disparities of Wealth and Change

  • Solutions

  • High Yield Varieties

  • Irrigation

  • Chemical pesticides and fertilizers

  • Mechanical Technology


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Disparities of Wealth and Change

  • Disparities in access to shelter

  • Shortage of housing

  • LEDCs – Spend money on food

  • No development of large – scale low – cost housing

  • Rural – urban migration – effects

  • Shanties


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Disparities of Wealth and Change

  • Disparities in access to health and education

  • Basic illness

  • Poor Education - Results

  • Mutating diseases – lack of nutrition – strong immune system – transportation

  • Poor water quality

  • Malaria

  • Bilharzia


Global disparities of wealth and change

In groups, study the following slides and compose thoughtful responses to each of the previous questions?


Global disparities of wealth and change

Each group will create a PPT and present a well organized presentation on the causes of global disparity and on ideas for how to solve them.


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