Assignment 1.) SOC 450
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“The Environment: Pollution,” Hite and Seitz (2021) discuss the existing tension between development and the environment. Development brings economic growth as well as social and environmental changes. To a developing country, economic growth may be of a higher priority than the consequences to the long-term health of its citizens or its environment. On the other hand, poverty can also harm the environment, for example, when searching for land to farm contributes to deforestation.
- Do wealthy nations using the labor of developing nations have responsibilities to the people and environment of that country? Why or why not? Be sure to use examples of existing companies to support your response.
Assignment 2.) SOC 450
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relevant supplemental resources, and assignments, you reviewed and assessed the major threats to global well-being. You were challenged to craft an informed perspective on the issues covered each week.
- Has your thinking about any of the issues covered in this course changed from when you began the course? If so, which ones changed? If not, was any of your thinking further solidified by issues covered in this course? Explain.