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Notion anglais, Locations and forms of power: the power of money

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I'm going to talk about the notion of Locations and forms of power, and first of all, i would like to give a definition of this following notion.

In politics and social science, power is the ability to influence the behavior of people. In order to live together members of a community accept rules, regulations, laws. This helps to create social cohesion but can also lead to conflicts and tensions. Even when authority seems absolute, there are always counter-powers which question it, aim at limiting its excesses and resist it.To deal with this notion i will focus on the power ef money. There's many forms of power like the power of media, money and many other.

To deal with this notion i'm going to focus on the power of money.

Yes, money improving live. But there also a negative part.

The question i'm going to raise is that money realy improve lives ?

First i'm going to explain how money can improve lives and next that money isnt always improving lives.

During this year i have stuied many document about this topic,

first there's a mural of Banksy untitle "Feed the world"

the second document is a Cartoon by dona named "let's make a deal"

The third one is a video about fair trade

The last documents is an add about faire trade untitle "improving lives"

1. how money can improve lives ?

The money allows the exchange of the goods in a trade. Certain countries Of Africa, among others, have of huge delay of development and the poverty and the lack of money is felt, no water, no electricity, few children dosen't go to the school to be able to work, the food is dear … Both documents which are a video and an add presents us the concept of Fair Trade. The fair trade consists of an exchange of the goods between African farmer and the buyers of the other countries as which the collected money will serve to improve told lives conditions of the Africans. Naturally products are sold dearer has to collect a maximum of necessary money to develop the countri. The video explains us how the money of the fair trade allowed Ghana to solve the problems Of the child labor by the creation of schools, or still in Rwanda where the fair-trade allowed to improve the quality of the water and the care of the diseases. The money collected thanks to the fair-trade had an huge impact on the life of his numerous alive Africans in poor living conditions and doubtless allowed to save from it.

2. that money isnt always improving lives.

In spite of the improvement of the living conditions in certain countries, we notice that the money can also have a negative effect on other countries in particular in developed countries just like in developing countries.

As we can see In the mural by Bansky entitled "feed the world" money can increase the inequality between the poor


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