1. List the defining features of a small nation.

 

2. Explain why small nations are well suited for sustainability.

 

3. Make specific comparisons between small and large nations on several dimensions related to sustainability and human well-being.

 

4. Explain why Pacific Island small nations are especially concerned about global warming.

 

5. Understand how income, wealth, and social power are distributed in at least one small nation and relate this distribution to sustainability.

 

6. Explain how human well-being and sustainability are measured cross-nationally.

 

7. Critically evaluate power and scale solutions to the sustainability crisis, comparing them with other approaches.

 

8. Describe how the Nordic model contrasts with American corporate capitalism.

 

9. Describe how alternative forms of business organization can solve problems produced by corporations that are too large.

 

10. Describe what a sustainable planetary society might look like in the future.