a. Explain how unequal distribution of power and resources affects the life chances of individuals in that society.
b. Analyze the sources and effects of stratification on the basis of social class; race and ethnicity; gender; age; and emotional, mental, and physical disabilities.
c. Analyze the sources of global stratification and inequality.
d. Evaluate the impact of global stratification and inequality on global relations.
It's a battle royale! Doctor vs. factory worker. Average Joe vs. CEO. What are we talking about? Social stratification: the structured inequalities in society. You'll find out the main ways that people are ranked in society. Finally, the Standard Deviants cover social mobility which deals with the question, "How do people move up and down in a stratified system."
Spent is an online game about poverty and the challenges it brings forth for each and every person. Throughout the game, players make series of decision which impacts their income. Each decision is connected to different dilemma and problem tied to the health, the level of education and providing the basic needs for your family members. Often there is no “good” solution to issue at hand, which for some, might raise the level of frustration. At the same time, thanks to such model of the game, everyone can gain the better understanding of the everyday struggles of people struck with poverty and homelessness.
The game ends when players either run out of money before the end of the month or make it through with money left over.
Spent players are given $1,000 to live on for one month. The goal is to end the month with some money left over. Throughout the game's one-month period, players learn how quickly changes in employment, housing, medical costs, and other expenses can have disastrous consequences.
How we can learn about ecological solutions from an ancient culture?
Ladakh, or Little Tibet, is a wildly beautiful desert land high in the western Himalayas. It is a place of few resources and an extreme climate. Yet, for more than a thousand years, it has been home to a thriving culture. Then came development.
Now the capital Leh, has issues of pollution, unemployment, inflation, and greed. (1993)
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