The percentage of children enrolled in school in a country
The increasing connectedness between societies across the globe.
Gross National Product
The total economic value of goods and services produced BY a country, both at home and abroad in the course of a year and available for consumption in the market place.
A system of male domination and control.
Where a more powerful country expands into other, less powerful territories and exerts political and economic control over those territories.
An economic theory which believes governments should remove restrictions to free trade (deregulation), privatize public services, and keep taxes low.
Modern World System (according to Wallerstein)
The theory that global capitalism is structured into three zones of production – core, periphery and semi-periphery
Official Development Aid
Loans and grants from public or official sources such as national governments or international agencies of development.
A certification system which guarantees that products are produced in a way in which workers get a fair price and aren’t exploited.
Non-political and non-profit organisations. NGOs typically have charity status and raise funds through a combination of voluntary donations from the public.
Where a country moves from an economy dominated by agricultural output and employment to one dominated by manufacturing.
Where a population moves from rural to urban areas – the migration of people from the country to towns and cities.