Content of the lesson

This lesson defines poverty at individual and national level and identifies different factors that contribute to poverty and describes how poverty affects people's lives.
In its second part, the lesson introduces poverty indicators and critically discusses their implication for poverty and informs about the main poverty reduction strategies.

Target group

Introductory lesson for Bachelor students.

Courses in which the lesson has been used so far

Humangeographie II (GEO 222): 4th semester geography students (ca. 120 students): 2008 (Urs Geiser)

Geography: 5th class Langzeitgymnasium (ca. 20 students), parts of the block used in a presence lesson: 2008 (Claude Schwank)

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