Units 4,5,6 Global Interactions (Unit 4. Power, places and networks…
Units 4,5,6 Global Interactions
Unit 4. Power, places and networks
Powerful organisations and groups
G7/8 OECD OPEC IMF NDB
Human and Physical influences on global interactions
Multi Governmental Organisations and free trade zones
Shrinking world - time space convergence
changing data flow patterns
Transport developments, trends in communication infrastructure
The limiting effect of geopgraphic isolation
Global Networks and flows
Aid and Debt relief patterns
2 contrasting examples of TNC's.
Unit 5. Human development and diversity
Multi dimentional process of human development and how to measure it.
UN Sustainable goals criteria
Reliability of of HDI and GII (Gender inequality index)
Actions to close the development gap: micro loans, fairtrade, debt relief, TNC social responsibility frameworks
Changing Identities and cultures
cultural landscape changes in the built environment
Diasporas: influence on cultural diversity - local and global scales. Case study of a global diaspora e.g. Philipinos,
Local places : who has power to resist or accept change?
Local and civil society actions of resistance: Rejection of globalized production, campaigns against TNC's
Sourcing local foods and goods by citizens
Rise of anti immigration movements
Geopolitical constraints on global interactions. Ptotectionisms. resource nationalism, national trade restrictions
Civil societies and the role of promoting international mindedness. campaigns for internet freedom, other social media use.
2 examples of places where restricted freedoms have been challenged.
Unit 6 Global risk and resilience