T or F: In low-income nations inequality between men and women is greater than it is in high-income countries
The global region that has made the greatest strides out of poverty is
Which social theorists is identified with modernization theory
T or F: Modernization theory was created as a criticism of U.S. foreign policy.
T or F: In Walt Rostow's model of economic development the first stage before the modernization process begins is called "take-off stage."
T or F: In low-income nations population growth is generally very high.
T or F: For every dollar earned by someone in a low-income nation a person in a high-income nation earns about four dollars.
Which type of slavery consists of employers holding workers by paying them too little to cover their debts?
According to Immanuel Wallerstein's theory of global capitalism which nations are at the "core" of the world economy?
T of F: Modernization theory claims that what we need to explain in human history is not poverty but affluence.
While modernization theory focuses on _____. dependency theory focuses on _____.
production of wealth; distribution of wealth
Approximately how many people in the world die each year due to starvation?
In the world's lowest-income nations two in ten children born die by the age of
T of F: The region in the world with the greatest number of poor "street children" is Latin America.
Modernization theory claims that
the main causes of poverty involve culture and technology.
T of F: Modernization theory was created as a criticism of U.S. foreign policy.
T of F: The poorest 20 percent of the world's people live on just 2 percent of the world's income.
T of F: Typically people in low-income countries do more physical labor but they consume fewer calories than people in rich nations.