Global Stratification and Inequality : Assignment

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Global Inequality
Generally, global stratification is considered as the hierarchical arrangement of groups andindividuals in societies around the world. Furthermore, it can be said that stratification leadsinequality when opportunities, privileges, and resources are distributed based on individualspositions in the social hierarchy. There are a large number of countries which are under thecategories of developing, developed and less developed. The United States is a country whichcomes under the industrialized country. Moreover, Brazil is a country which comes underdeveloping category. Furthermore, Cambodia an Asian country comes under the lessindustrialized category.The United States is a famous country. Its GDP rate is growing day by day. According to the lastmeasurement outcomes of the US, the gross domestic product per capita was $51638.10. Its percapita GDP is equivalent to 409 percent of the world’s average. On the other hand, according toa study conducted by the education department of U.S. 32 million adults in the U.S. can’t read.They contribute 14% of the whole US population (Kochanek, 2013). Only 19% of the wholepopulation is such adults who can read. Furthermore, the life expectancy rate at birth in the US is79%.Furthermore, the per capita GDP in Brazil is $11211.89 during 2015. It is equivalent to 89% ofthe whole world’s average. On the other hand, the literacy rate of Brazil in totality is 92.6%. Thiscontributes 92.2% in men and 92.9% in women (Miller, 2015). Apart of this, the life expectancyat the birth rate is 73.28 till 2014.Furthermore, the per capita GDP in Cambodia is $1029.90 during 2015. It is equivalent to 8% ofthe whole world’s average. On the other hand, the literacy rate of Cambodia is 92.2% in men and
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