The lecture explains the process of transition from comparatively isolated subsistence societies based primarily on kinship to a global marketplace and community. It also discusses the development and implementation of key international standards related to work and society in this context.


  • Career & Technical Education > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Economics
  • Social Studies > Global Awareness

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Professional Education & Development
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division


subsistence society global marketplace international standards



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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2008-07-15.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This is a high level resource with in depth content on subsistence societies, the transition to global communities, and the development of international standards. There is a clear goal and the lecture is well-organized into sections that address each of the various topics. The lecture has definitions of key terms and there is also a reference list provided for further research. This resource could be used in a variety of ways including background for a teacher or as a reading with questions. If it is used as a lecture, it might be beneficial to provide students with a general handout or outline of the lecture for them to follow and use for note-taking.

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