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The tortilla curtain 2.0

  1. 1. the la to rtil c ur t ain Version 2.0 Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  2. 2. HighImpactPresentations thinking about migration Simon Jones Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  3. 3. What’s the story behind this image? Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  4. 4. Learning Objective To understand how and why Mexicans migrate to the U.S.A • SOME can analyze the costs and benefits of migration to the U.S.A • MOST can explain push and pull factors • ALL can describe why Mexicans migrate to the U.S.A Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  5. 5. G.D.P Gross Domestic Product Wednesday, 18 August 2010 means....
  6. 6. n ey year... o m on e of i n nt ns o u a m e ar t he ntry co u a Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  7. 7. divided by it’s population Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  8. 8. G.D.P Gross Domestic Product The amount of money a country earns in one year divided by it’s population. Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  9. 9. Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  10. 10. G.D.P $40,100 Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  11. 11. G.D.P G.D.P $40,100 $9,600 Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  12. 12. Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  13. 13. 25% under-employment Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  14. 14. 25% 5.5% under-employment under-employment Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  15. 15. The g ap wi ll grow even wider! Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  16. 16. What happened here? Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  17. 17. What are they searching for? Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  18. 18. What questions are they asking? Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  19. 19. Why are they so angry? Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  20. 20. What’s the message? Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  21. 21. G.D.P Gross Domestic Product Explain to each other what G.D.P is and how it affects migration between Mexico and the U.S.A. Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  22. 22. G.D.P $? Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  23. 23. G.D.P $40,100 Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  24. 24. G.D.P $? Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  25. 25. G.D.P $9,600 Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  26. 26. G.D.P G.D.P $40,100 $9,600 Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  27. 27. the la to rtil c ur t ain which side of the border are we on? Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  28. 28. Learning Outcome We now understand that ECONOMIC FACTORS drive migration between Mexico and the U.S.A Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  29. 29. the la to rtil c ur t ain Simon Jones 2010 simon_jones_2@hotmail.com http://geographyjones.posterous.com http://twitter.com/jonesy2008 Wednesday, 18 August 2010
  30. 30. learn something new every day Image Credits: Flickr Wednesday, 18 August 2010

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