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IB SL HWK Gender & Change 15/11/10
Have a look at this site. Read the reports and watch the clips. List examples of gender discrimination under the following headings: status, employment, empowerment, legal rights, land tenure, health. Don’t worry if you dont have notes under every heading. List the 3 most shocking inequalities at the bottom of this page.
Reverse Migration in China
Interesting article about Government induced migration to interior China. this flies in the face of traditional rural – urban migration
HWK: Thursday’s lesson
- When you get time have a go at the on-line tutorial under the title “utilising the web” below.
- Have a look at the article and clip below about the link between fertility and religion
- Find a population issue which you think is important. Write a summary paragraph on the issue and then post the paragraph below as a comment (feel free to comment on each others paragraphs). Also post the link directing people to your article. Have a look at each others articles as they are posted. A goo place to start your research is http://www.intute.ac.uk/geography/ which is a educational search engine.
HWK Feedback: Interesting articles and all very well summarised. I also found this article which shows the human tragedy behind one of the reasons for high CBR in LEDC’s in this case Bolivia.
Utilising the Web
The internet is a wonderful tool but it can prove cumbersome and time consuming due to its epic size. Try the following tutorial which will help you become smarter in your research, it will save you time and the headache of not finding what you are looking for.
Useful article and clip outlining the link between fertility and religion
It also shows that there are anomolies within MEDC’s as we would usually state that fertility rates are declining in MEDC’s which on the whole they are but here we have an exception to the rule