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1002:3.3.1 [2019/10/12 14:56]
ryans [Ongka redux]
1002:3.3.1 [2019/10/13 15:20] (current)
ryans [References]
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 Ongka and other big men draw on money earned in markets to make bigger gifts. Money has led to the **efflorescence** of the *moka* system. Ongka and other big men draw on money earned in markets to make bigger gifts. Money has led to the **efflorescence** of the *moka* system.
  
 +What appears to be change is often continuity. ​
  
 ## Auhelawa at work  ## Auhelawa at work 
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 * Anyone who comes from the same area as oneself relative to others in a new environment are wantoks. ​ * Anyone who comes from the same area as oneself relative to others in a new environment are wantoks. ​
 * Migrants to towns reach out to wantoks and usually live among wantoks. * Migrants to towns reach out to wantoks and usually live among wantoks.
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 +## Quiz question: What are wantoks? ​
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 +Go on to Canvas and take //Quiz no. 16: What are wantoks?// ​
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 +Have we read of any other kind of relationship which is similar to a wantok relationship? ​
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 +The code for this quiz will be announced in lecture. ​
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 ### Remittances,​ migrant labor, and the global economy ​ ### Remittances,​ migrant labor, and the global economy ​
  
-* In 2015, globally, over US$ 582 billion were sent home as remittances.  +* In 2018, globally, over US$ 624 billion were received around the world.  
-133 billion US dollars was sent overseas as remittances in one year (2015).  +Over 68 billion US dollars was sent overseas ​from the US as remittances in 2018 (World Bank 2019c,d). 
  
 ### Remittances drive economic development in many small countries ### Remittances drive economic development in many small countries
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 ———. 2019b. “Personal Remittances,​ Received (% of GDP).” World Bank Open Data. https://​data.worldbank.org/​indicator/​BX.TRF.PWKR.DT.GD.ZS. ———. 2019b. “Personal Remittances,​ Received (% of GDP).” World Bank Open Data. https://​data.worldbank.org/​indicator/​BX.TRF.PWKR.DT.GD.ZS.
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 +———. 2019c. “Personal Remittances,​ Paid (current US$).” World Bank Open Data. https://​data.worldbank.org/​indicator/​BM.TRF.PWKR.CD.DT.
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 +———. 2019d. “Personal Remittances,​ Received (current US$).” World Bank Open Data. https://​data.worldbank.org/​indicator/​BX.TRF.PWKR.CD.DT.
  
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