Social Stratification In Unindustrialized Countries

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Social Stratification in Unindustrialized Countries Industrialized nations make up about fifty percent of the land on Earth thus it generates almost seventy percent of the world’s population. These countries are essentially agricultural and are inclined to be made up of excessive poverty. The majority of unindustrialized countries do not own the land that they farm on and most of them do not have running water nor do they have access to medical treatment. Their life expectancy is slim in contrast to those of richer countries, and their illness rates are much higher. Our world today is one of noticeable differences, differences in freedom, differences in wealth, and differences in the quality of life one lives. These differences encompass all regions of population, but their impact as it may be, are felt notably harsher by children, especially those living in unindustrialized countries. HISTORY Jamaica is considered to be an unindustrialized country. According to the American Sociological review “The basic racial pattern was laid down in the eighteenth century. At the end of the seventeenth century there were an estimated ten thousand whites and forty thousand slaves, principally blacks. Less than a century later the white out numbered about eighteen thousand, but there were a quarter of a million slaves-an increase of over two hundred thousand.” In Jamaica’s class and castes, most of the nation’s wealth is owed by a small number of Caucasians or light skinned people with large portions controlled by Chinese and Middle Eastern descent. Blacks are usually run small to medium size business. Race plays a big role in how people are judge depending on their color or features. According to Culture of Jamaica “Black skin is still associated with being “uncivilized”, “ignorant”, “lazy”, and untrustworthy”. In the early 1960’s education in Jamaica was uncommon most
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