Inquire

17 January 2014

IB Global Politics (HL1 & HL2): The week ahead, 21-24 January

HL1: In what ways, and with what effects, are responses to and effects of natural disasters politicized?

HL2: to what extent do individuals and societies benefit from development?
  • Tuesday: Play & debrief, Economicon (The game that lets you toy with global economics without the hassle of world domination). 
  • Thursday: Watch BhagwatiWhy Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries"
  • Friday: In class writing; How do both Bhagwati and Okonjo-Iweala frame the issue of growth in terms of a geopolitical challenge or conflict? What solutions does the Bhagwati provide? To what extent do these seem reasonable