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Name: Global Wealth and Poverty
ID: m42968
Language: English (en)
  • Understand the differences between relative, absolute, and subjective poverty
  • Describe the economic situation of some of the world’s most impoverished areas
  • Explain the cyclical impact of the consequences of poverty
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Absolute poverty, Chattel slavery, Debt bondage, Relative poverty, Subjective poverty, Underground economy
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, Sociology Cap (

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 4:23 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 29, 2013 1:14 pm -0500


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Version: 1.3 Jul 29, 2013 1:14 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.2 May 14, 2012 11:25 am -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.1 Feb 1, 2012 9:41 am -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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