Bridging the Development Gap - Complete notes (Edexcel)

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The causes of the `development gap'
Development
-- Development is the improvement or progression, often with reference to
the quality of life, and contains many things.
o Economic development is about the growth in wealth and incomes. o Human
development tends to have a greater focus on the quality of…

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Economic groupings, regulation. o Political: Corruption, debt, freedom,
government policy to health
education etc.
Measuring development
Economic measures
-- Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

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o The GDP is the total value of goods and services produced by a
country in a year. o To take account of the different populations of
countries the GDP
per capita is often used. o To take into account differences in the cost of
living between
countries Purchasing Power…

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Low: Africa, lower parts of Asia such as India
Human Measures
-- Gender--related Development Index (GDI)
o Latest HDI measure shows gender inequality in terms of life
expediency, education and income. o It is one of the five indicators used in
the UN Development
Programme's annual Human Development Report. o…

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Bottom: 1.Sierra Leone; 2.Burkina Faso; 3.Guinea--Bissau; 4.Niger; 5. Mali --
Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM)
o The Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM) is a measure of
inequalities between men and women's opportunities in a country. o It
combines inequalities in three areas: political participation and
decision making, economic participation and decision making,…

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o Promote gender equality and empower women. o Reduce child mortality. o
Improve maternal health. o Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. o
Ensure environmental sustainability. o Develop a global partnership for
development.

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Bridging the Development Gap - Complete notes (Edexcel)

This is complete notes, with case studies, defitions, and arguments for an agaisnt positions. Useful to someone trying to get an A*. 

  • Created by: tom baker
  • Created on: 08-10-15 21:12

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The causes of the `development gap'
Development
-- Development is the improvement or progression, often with reference to
the quality of life, and contains many things.
o Economic development is about the growth in wealth and incomes. o Human
development tends to have a greater focus on the quality of…

Page 3

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Economic groupings, regulation. o Political: Corruption, debt, freedom,
government policy to health
education etc.
Measuring development
Economic measures
-- Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

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o The GDP is the total value of goods and services produced by a
country in a year. o To take account of the different populations of
countries the GDP
per capita is often used. o To take into account differences in the cost of
living between
countries Purchasing Power…

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Low: Africa, lower parts of Asia such as India
Human Measures
-- Gender--related Development Index (GDI)
o Latest HDI measure shows gender inequality in terms of life
expediency, education and income. o It is one of the five indicators used in
the UN Development
Programme's annual Human Development Report. o…

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Bottom: 1.Sierra Leone; 2.Burkina Faso; 3.Guinea--Bissau; 4.Niger; 5. Mali --
Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM)
o The Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM) is a measure of
inequalities between men and women's opportunities in a country. o It
combines inequalities in three areas: political participation and
decision making, economic participation and decision making,…

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o Promote gender equality and empower women. o Reduce child mortality. o
Improve maternal health. o Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. o
Ensure environmental sustainability. o Develop a global partnership for
development.

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