money earned by individuals or families
physical quality of life index
an attempt to measure the quality of life or well-being of a country. The value is the average of three statistics: basic literacy rate, infant mortality, and life expectancy at age one
most poor people live in...
Africa, parts of Asia, and Latin America
world population of the hungry
sicknesses and death
a state resulting from a diet lacking the nutrients vital to good health
amount of food is less than what can sustain life
what causes famine?
war and government because the people get caught in between
3 reasons why people are hungry..
2. not enough food production
3. too much exportation of food (usually forced to export by oligarchies)
negative side effect of colonization
natives' language and culture is pushed aside or eliminated
large populations in..
crops produced in large quantities to be sold or traded
crops grown to feed the people within a country
landowners commonly use land for..
only the production of cash crops
hunger is a moral issue when..
food is not distributed equally
world priority changes:
1) people have to be put first above profits and politics
2) eating habits
3) how we view each other
4) increase in food production
5) reduction of waste
6) end of government corruption that stops the distribution of food
scarcity of food as not as bad as the..
scarcity of water
budgets based on one product as the main source of income
(2) single-export countries..
have unstable economies and are vulnerable
Corporations that have many assets in many countries which is beneficial to the company
multi-national corporations cons (2)
1. can pay unjust wages
2. forces workers to accept these wages
Gross National Product
the measure of the overall wealth of a country
government ruled by an elite few (can be dictorial or democratic)
a movement within the Catholic church to understand Christianity from the perspective of the poor and oppressed, with a focus on fighting injustice. Believes all people are intitled to be free
scholars of religion
failure to love
gospel with the most meals
intimate connection/communication regardless of class, race, or language
the practice of placing people into 3 groups based on their likelihood of survival and treating the first 2 groups most likely to survive
war on poverty/hunger (4)
1. ration food
2. stretch resources
3. waste less
4. grow victory gardens
the use of resources at a rate that exceeds the ability of natural processes to replace them
for some countries half of their budget goes toward war
large scale farming with use of heavy machinery. mass production but takes away jobs.
small scale farming done by people