006 - Alternatives - Contemporary non-globalised society

Syllabus Point

Evaluate (AO3) the quality of life of a contemporary non-globalised society.

Image One - Factors which constitute happiness.
Taken From: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/118025/118117/QoL+concept+.png

Key Terminology

  • Evaluate
  • Quality of life
  • Contemporary
  • Non-globalised society
Define the words above using the 'Command Term' posters in the classroom and the useful links below:

Useful Links

Activity One - Mind Map

  1. Why does a society become non-globalised?
  2. Divide your page into two. On one side write the positives of a non-globalised society and on the other write the negatives. Use colour to help the differences stand out.
Image Two - How to Mind Map Ideas
Taken From: http://infiniteminds.info/images/How_to_use_Mind_Maps.jpg




Activity Two - Case Study

Image Three - The Amish using Typical Transport
Taken From: https://reesephoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/amish-family-in-buggy8.jpg


We will be focusing on the Amish as a non-globalised society. But who are they? Where did they originate from? Where can they be found now? What is their life like? Are the types of questions that you will be answering for this case study.


Image Four - A map to show the locations of past and present Amish settlements within the USA
Taken From: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/fb/0d/4e/fb0d4e68eb21bb7fafc20654d9016242.jpg
  1. Looking at the map above where do the Amish live in the USA?
  2. Why do you think the Amish live in those States of the USA?
  3. Using the useful resources below write 10 key bullet points about the history of the Amish.
  4. What religion are the Amish?
  5. Watch the YouTube clip below and describe what the Amish lifestyle like?
  6. How can their lifestyles be classified as non-globalised?
  7. What are the advantages and disadvantages of their lifestyle?
  8. What is it really like to live with the Amish as a globalised citizen? Watch and make notes from the second Youtube clip.
  9. Are the Amish truly non-globalised? Watch the third Youtube clip but remember it has been 'sensationalised'.

Channel Four - World's Squarest Teenagers

Living with the Amish

Amish Mafia



Useful Resources



Exam Style Essay

To what extent will non-globalised societies become integrated with the global world? 15 marks

How to write an essay graphic organizer.doc






Further Watching

Channel Four - World's Squarest Teenagers Part 2

Channel Four - World's Squarest Teenagers Part 3

Channel Four - World's Squarest Teenagers Part 4