Here's a rough OUTLINE for the SOCIAL TEST... DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH IN THE WORLD
1) UN history (notes and questions)
2) What happened in Rwanda? Who is Romeo Daillaire? How did he make an impact and help those living in Rwanda in the midst of a genocide?
3) What makes up the Human Development Index (HDI)?
Know key terminology Longevity, GDP, Literacy ... (see your handouts for this)
4) Why was the Human Development Index created? What are they key statistics on the HDI Map (the one posted in class)? Explain why
How do all these concepts connect? (Longevity, GDP, Literacy)
- Remember the web we created in class and the other factors that impact the HDI. Name and explain 4 other factors and the impact these these factors have on the Human Development Index. (Factors may include: population, war, stable government, resource availability.)
5) Millenium Development Goals - What are they? Why were they created? What was the initial goal when they were created? Does it seems realistic?
- Explain why it is or isn't using examples of what we studied in class.
Why are they important for the Distribution of Wealth?? What Millenium goals are explored in the 2 case studies (gender issues in schools in Senegal and HIV/AIDS issues in Mozambique).
6) What are the 3 "pieces of the puzzle" when looking at sustainability and wdevelopment in the world? What does sustainability mean when looking at Global development? Why is it important for governments to take this into consideration?
7) Why is it important for students to study global economics and the human development index?
*REMEMBER you are allowed to bring in a STUDY SHEET. MAKE THE EFFORT TO CREATE ONE BASED ON THESE QUESTIONS. BE SURE TO HAVE ALL YOUR NOTES AND QUESTIONS.