International Poverty

At the beginning of this lesson you have watched a movie showing different aspects of poverty. Look now at the movie 'Reshaping Economic Geography - Seeing Development in 3D' about the Human Development Report 2009. It describes three new views/concepts that may also be important to understand poverty and how to overcome poverty.

Watch the video by clicking on the picture in the right-hand column:

Try to identify the three concepts.
Compare the 'conventional' causes of poverty and what is discussed in the video.
What are the measures proposed by the different speakers?

Note them down.

Compare your notes with the answers beside:


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