Unit 10: Global Stratification

This chapter examines the patterns of and explanations for global stratification, and its consequences and future. It also considers the definition, measurement, and patterns of world poverty.


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    absolute poverty colonialism commodity chain
    core countries dependency theory extreme poverty
    first-world countries global stratification gross national income
    international division of labor modernization theory multinational corporation
    peripheral countries power relative poverty
    second-world countries semiperipheral countries sweatshop
    terrorism third-world countries world cities
    world-systems theory