Disparities exist at many scales; within villages, cities and countries, as well as between nations and global regions. Why do some people have better quality lives than others? This section will focus on disparities between countries.
Activity 1 – Claim, Support, Question – Generating factors affecting quality of life
Activity 2 – Diamond
- In your group of four arrange the 9 factors into a diamond showing the most and least important factors at each end. Make sure that you have a justification for your arrangement.
Activity 3 – Systems thinking: Triangles and webs
Activity 4 – Discuss the provocative statement: Disparities are good
Students consider whether or not all disparities create problems for people.