In this unit students gain an understanding of the contrasts in development which exist around the world, the factors affecting development and how the development gap can be closed.
- Contrasts in development means that the world can be divided up in many ways
- Global inequalities are exacerbated by physical and human factors
- The reduction of global inequalities will require international efforts
- The countries of the enlarged EU show contrasting levels of development which have led to a number of political intiatives aimed at reducing inequalities