why is there a development gap?

Summarise one of the development theories below for the class. Include visuals and more specific information. Use the Patterns and Change book and the Internet for your information.

  • Modernisation Theory (p106)
  • Dependency Theory (p107)
  • World System Theory (p108)


regional and global disparitieS

Task 1

Create a 10 minute presentation identifying and explaining the changing patterns and trends in disparities for one of the following:

  • life expectancy
  • education
  • income

Explore data using the link below and include a screenshot in your presentation.

(pp 108-113 Patterns and Change book)



Task 2

Read pp 108-113 and complete the grid showing patterns, trends and reasons for disparity


further reading