SOCY 151- Chapter 9

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  1. patterns of social inequity in the world as a whole
    global stratificiation
  2. the nations with the highest overall standards of living
    High-income countries
  3. nations with a standard of living about average for the world as a whole
    Middle-income countries
  4. nations with a low standard of living in which most people are poor
    Low-income countries
  5. the process by which some nations enrich themselves through political and economic control of other nations
    colonialism
  6. a new form of global power relationships that involves not direct political control but economic exploitation by multinational corporations
    neocolonialism
  7. a large business that operates in many countries
    multinational corporations
  8. a model of economic and social development that explains global inequality in terms of technological and cultural differences between nations
    modernization theory
  9. a model of economic and social development that explains global inequality in terms of the historical exploitation of poor nations by rich ones
    dependency theory
  10. suggest that the prosperity of some nations and the poverty and dependency of other countries result from a global economic system
    world economy
  11. _______ nations are the core of the world economy
    rich
  12. Low-income countries represent the  __________ of the world economy
    periphery
  13. middle income countries are considered the ________ of the world economy
    semiperiphery

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