Key Terms & Concepts

  • Globalization
  • Modernization
  • Colonialism
  • Dehumanization
  • Primary commodity production
  • Export monoculture
  • Neocolonialism
  • Cultural Imperialism
  • Development
  • United Nations (UN)
  • World Bank (WB)
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Development Models: Modernization Model, Growth-Oriented Development Model, Distribution Model, Human Development Model, Sustainable Development Model, Indigenous Development Model
  • Underdifferentiation
  • Overinnovation
  • Culture fit
  • Development aggression
  • Anthropology and Development
  • Gross National Income (GNI)
  • Technology
  • The Global Digital Divide
  • Obstacles to Overcoming the Global Digital Divide: Physical Access, Financial Access, Socio-demographic Access, Cognitive Access, Design Access, Institutional Access, Political Access, Cultural Access
  • Global Life Expectancy
  • Maternal Mortality
  • Under-five Mortality
  • Neonatal Mortality
  • Global Warming (Climate Change)
  • Anthropogenic
  • Indigenous People (Aboriginal People or Native People)
  • Indigenous Rights
  • Cultural Survival
  • Multiculturalism