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Unit 2
1. List some benefits and challenges of
globalization:
1. A: Connectivity
1. B: Improved Standard of Living
1. C: Pandemics
1. D: Loss of Culture
2. The poorest countries in the world. These nations
are characterized by having:
* Low levels of technological development
* High Birthrates
* Low per capita income.
• LDC : Lower Developing Countries
3.
When members from one cultural group adopts the
beliefs and behaviors of another group.
• Acculturation
4.
What is the total knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors
shared by and passed on by the members of a specific
groups?
• Culture
5.
What is the spread of ideas, innovations and patterns
of behavior?
• Diffusion
6.
These countries are the richest in the world, they
have a high per capita income, and gross domestic
product.
High levels of industry and technology are often
associated with these countries.
• MDC: More Developed Countries
7. How does climate play an important role in
people’s decision to build cities?
Humans don’t like the climate to be really hot, or
really cold. Generally humans like mild climates.
8.
What is a major cause for the declining death
rate of many of the world’s less industrialized
nations?
• Improving health care
9.
Explain how technology has helped create a global
culture.
9A.
9B.
9C
10. Describe and give an example of a market
economy.
10.A: Goods and services are determined
through supply and demand; individual
decisions on what to buy or sell
10. B. People are free to take part in any business, buy
any product, or sell a legal product.
10: C. The United States : Pet Rock
1970: $3.95 the designer made $15 million
The perfect pet ! You never needed to let it out, fed it or
tend to in in any way, and even better yet, they never
died. These pets were just ordinary rocks obtained from
a building supple store , but “where marketed like live
pets. They came with a custom cardboard box, complete
with straw and breathing holes.
** Individual decision making and supply and
demand greatly influence basic economic
decisions.
The Pet Rock
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