2Contrasts between developed and developing nations How does the developing world compare with the developed world in terms of economic, social, and population characteristics?Geographic locations –The developing countries are, for the most part, those countries which used to be colonies of the developed nations or part of a developed nation.Economic conditions – GDP(gross domestic product)Developed countries already have a strong economy with a high GDP while developing nations have low GDP and a higher unemployment rate.
3Contrasts between developed and developing nations Social conditions-Developed nations will have a lower birth rate than developing nations due to education, health care, availability of food, etc…Population size and rate of growth –People often emigrate from developing to developed and not vice versa. Growth of population is higher in developing because of social conditions as mentioned earlier.
4Factors affecting environment and society Economic development –Education, availability of raw materials, excellent infrastructure, and steady government in the developed nations.Rapid population growth –Growth from immigration from developing to developed but also in developing because of high birth rates.
5Impact on the Environment What impact are economic development and rapid population growth having on the environment?
6Environmental Challenges Pollution –Industrial pollution w/out controls vs. with controls, sewage, air/ground/water.Loss of habitat –Increase in population will mean more housing/industry which means loss of nature.Global climate change –Cutting down trees in rain forest, exhaust fumes, overpopulation
9Relationship between economic and political freedom What are the links between economic and political freedom?Free market economies produce rising standards of living and an expanding middle class, which produces growing demands for political freedoms and individual rights. Recent examples include Taiwan and South Korea.
10UnderstandingsBoth developed and developing nations of the world have problems that are brought about by inequities in their social, cultural, and economic systems.Some individuals choose to deal with these unequal conditions through the use of terrorist activities.Terrorism is the use of violence and threats to intimidate and coerce for political reasons.A major cause of terrorism is religious extremism.
11Questions to knowWhat are some examples of international terrorism in our world today that have impacted developed and developing nations?
12Examples of International Terrorism Munich Olympics – 1972Jewish Olympic athletes taken hostage and some killed.9/11/01 –Twin towers attacked my Al-qaeda terrorists (Osama bin Laden)Car bombings, suicide attacks, airline hijackers