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unequal distribution of wealth, power, and prestige on a global or societal basis
the movement of individuals or groups from one level in a stratified system to another
type of stratification based on ownership and control of resources or based on income and type of work
countries that make up for about 50% of the world's population whose economies are poor, rural, or agrarian where women and children are particuarly at risk
1/3 of the world, divided into lower and uper categories with economies ranging from agrarian to post industrial, some progress up while others progress down
25 nations with slower economic growth than middle income, control 75-80% of the world's wealth
countries like el salvador, Iran, colombia, and indonesia in the middle income category
type of poverty where people can't secure basic needs of life like food, clean water, and adequate shelter
type of poverty where people can afford the basic life necessities but not an average standard of living for thier society
measuring and comparing actual income & wealth against a person's expectations and perceptions
Human Development Index
measures development and quality of life in a nation by looking at life expectancy, educational standards, GNP, and other living standards
the ability to read or write a short and simple sentence about their every day life with understanding
the highest income-producing global criminal activity produced by Central/South America, Myanmar, Afghanistan and the US, used by US, China, and Europe
second largest global criminal activity, producers Russia, China, N. Korea, USA, EU, used by Africa, Latin America, and SE Asia
third largest global criminal activity, supplied by China, S. Asia, Africa, and Latin America, used by USA, Europe and Persian Gulf
Traffic and Sale of Women and Children
fourth largest global criminal activity, most in bonded labor & debt in prostitution or sex trade, domestic services, cloth making, crop picking supplied by poor world (Russia, China, SE Asia, Latin America) used by Japan, Persian Gulf States, Europe, and US
Traffic and Sale of Human Body Parts
fifth largest global criminal activity used for medical industry and transplanst supplied by Asia, SE Asia, and Latin America, used by USA, Europe, and Japan
a microfinancing company that gave small loans to the poor of bangladesh to help get their businesses on their feet
gender group that recieves 96% of the loans from Grameen because they are more cautious with funds
a set of examples of hard work, etc. that include cleanliness, family planning, balanced meals, etc.
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