Monthly Archives: January 2014

U6 homework for Tuesday 4 February

Essay:

With reference to examples, explain the extent to which the development gap has been caused by economic factors (15)

PLAN-

Define development gap and introduce

Economic reasons- Trade, Level of Savings, Fiscal Trap and Debt

Historical reasons – colonialism eg UK and Uganda, Apartheid in S Africa

Social reasons – demographic trap, health eg HIV/Aids and Malaria, education, caste system in India

Political reasons – corruption, grandiose projects eg dams

Environmental reasons – relief of land, climate, extreme weather, hazards etc

Conclusion – with answer to what extent

 

CASE STUDIES – Uganda, South Africa, Bangalore etc –

REMEMBER TO LINK BACK TO THE QUESTION AT THE END OF EVERY PARAGRAPH

 

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L6 homework – for Tuesday 4 February

January 2010

1.  Describe how lack of access to services can help create marginalised groups in rural areas (10)

May 2009

2. Using examples, examine the success of sustainable solutions in reducing rural inequality (10)

Use the plans that we made in class together!!

REMEMBER TO LINK BACK TO THE QUESTION AT THE END OF EVERY PARAGRAPH

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U6 – The Millenium Development Goals

The MDG – dream or reality?

What will happen after 2015?

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L6 – Inequality in rural areas and schemes to help – Katine, Uganda

Meet the residents of Katine – photos

Katine’s new school  – photos

Bringing safe water to Katine – photos

Katine’s farmers – photos

The project results – photos

 

Reading –

The Katine project

Return to Katine

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2013 the 4th hottest year on record

NASA report that last year was the 4th hottest year ever.  Find out more here:

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L6 London – a tail of four different cities?

A new survey of Londoners reveals a tale of four cities: The West is posh, the East is poor, the South is rough and the North is intellectual.

1,294 Londoners were shown a list of adjectives and asked which four they most associate with each area of London – East, West, North and South. The results were analysed by YouGov to determine which words were particularly associated with an area.

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U6 – Development in South Africa

What was apartheid?

Mandela’s unlikely friendship with his guard

How was it after apartheid?

How did they go about easing the situation in the new ‘rainbow nation’?  Truth and reconciliation

A recent documentary that implies South Africa is still very divided

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