Lesson 16 - Globalised world Representation of issues

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Lesson 16 - Globalised world Representation of issues

  1. 1. Globalised world
  2. 2. In groups of fours… • List words that represent ideas or images that you associate with the subject of developing nations… • Incorporate these words into visually graphical mind-map (turn the words into pictures).
  3. 3. Sources? • Where do you encounter images or information about developing nations? • What does the term ‘developing nation’ mean? • “A country with a low standards of living, generally indicated by severe poverty, low income and education levels, high birth rate, and poorly developed social, economic, and technological infrastructure”.
  4. 4. Amenities • • • • • • Plumbing Clean drinking water Education Health care Reliable electricity Public sanitation • These basic amenities are what DEVELOPING nations lack
  5. 5. Examples of DEVELOPING nations • South Korea – Economically • India – Democracy • Bhutan – Transition into modernity
  6. 6. DEVELOPING NATIONS • This is a relatively new term… it replaced the older term ‘Third World’ • What negative stereotypes does the older term have?
  7. 7. Global South • Newer term that is often used when talking about ‘developing nations’ and ‘third world’ • What does the term global development mean? • When might developed countries assist less developed countries? – – – – – Food aid Disaster relief Promoting women’s rights Building infrastructure Ensuring access to clean water
  8. 8. What types of people are involved? • Government • Non-governmental organisations – – – – Red Cross Amnesty International Greenpeace Oxfam • The UN • Celebrities • Individuals
  9. 9. Create a class graphic representation How are developing countries represented in the media? How are natural disasters in developing countries portrayed.
  10. 10. Reflect • Write a short response on the topic (or an aspect of it that you want to focus on). • Developing nations are often shown to us through the ………….. . These countries are often represented as ………..…

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