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domingo, 27 de abril de 2014

The cold war. Post-war society

Western society
-Differences in wealth: social inequalities.
-Improvements in living standars: a welfare state, the growth of the middle class and the increase of the consumerism.
-Some protest movements such as the leaders of the Civil Rights, thw hippy movement and the students protests.




Eastern society
-Less social inequalities.
-Some common characteristics: services controlled by the state, a planned economy, less variety of products, etc.
-Collectivisation and forced-labour camps.



Society in China
-Collective work and properties.
-Communes.
-Inequalities between women and men.


China commune
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Activity: In groups choose one of these videos and explain what is the video about and give your personal opinion.