Videos: China-One Child Policy; Sterilising India.
eBook: People and the Planet Chapter 2 (Sections 2.4 and 2.5).
Weblinks: World at 7 Billion; World Migration map; American Migration; Global Refugee Crisis interactive map.
Course material: Economic Growth and Long Wave Cycles; The Last Kondratieff Wave; Material Consumption; Demographic Definitions; Demographic Transition.
Videos: The Story of Stuff; Population Pyramids.
eBook: People and the Planet Chapter 2 (Sections 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3).
Weblinks: Understanding Exponential Growth; Material World; The Water We Eat; 200 Years of Population Growth in Sweden.
Course material: Measures of Development Country Groupings; Antecedents to Modern Economic Growth
Videos (in-class): Nic Marks – Happy Planet Index; Money as Debt; Inside Job (documentary about global financial crisis of 2008); World Population History
Class activities: Venn Diagrams of six development measures
eBook: Read Beyond Economic Growth Chapters 2 and 15
Read the three documents in ‘Preliminaries’. Take the Oxford Practice Grammar online test linked from ‘Improving your English’ document.
Course material: Measures of Development.
Class activity: Ignorance Survey
Video: Hans Rosling 2006: Stats that reshape your world-view
eBook: Read Beyond Economic Growth Chapter 1