Tag Archives: India

Analyse two ways in which migration has affected household structures (10)

This question cam up as part of the families and households option in A level sociology paper 2 (topics in sociology), June 2017. Item C In the 1950s, most immigrants into the United Kingdom came from Commonwealth countries such as … Continue reading

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Does Globalisation mean the Decline of the Nation State?

In the early stages of Globalisation (1600 -1950s especially) Nation States were very powerful – Colonialism for example was led by European governments and monarchies and the most serious conflicts tended to be between nation states – culminating in World … Continue reading

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Assess the View that Poor Countries Will Always Remain Poor (20)

An essay plan including Modernisation and Dependency Theory, Neoliberalism and World System’s Theory, Bottom Billion and Neo-Modernisation theory, as well as contemporary trends such as war and conflict and environmental decline and case studies such as India, China, Afghanistan and Haiti. Introduction The view … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism in India – The Consequences

A brief summary of part of Arundhati Roy’s ‘Capitalism: A Ghost Story’ – In which she explores some of the consequences of privatisation (part of neoliberalisation) in India. ‘Trickle down hasn’t worked in India, but gush up certainly has’ The … Continue reading

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Education as a Strategy for International Development

What is the state of global education? What are the barriers to providing universal education for all, and how important is education as a strategy for international development and economic growth? Can western models of education work for developing countries, … Continue reading

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Criticisms of Neoliberalism

A brief summary of part of Arundhati Roy’s ‘Capitalism: A Ghost Story’ – In which she explores some of the consequences of neoliberal economic development in India. ‘Trickle down hasn’t worked in India, but gush up certainly has’ The era … Continue reading

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