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Department
Biochemistry
Course
BIOCH499A
Professor
Gail Amort- Larson
Semester
Winter

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 Ch 11 – Global Inequality  Global Inequality  Perspectives on Global Stratification ◦ modernization  economic growth + technological innovation = moral/social  progress  underdeveloped nations are responsible for their own  underdevelopment  developed nations can “show them the way” ◦ colonialism  the maintenance of political, social, economic, and cultural  dominance over a people by a foreign power for an extended  period  while most colonies have achieved independence, the dominance  of foreign nations continues (neocolonialism)    ◦ Global Inequality  Perspectives on Global Stratification ◦ dependency theory  underdevelopment is created by developed nations  industrialized nations exploit other countries for natural resources;  there is no opportunity for exploited nations to develop their own  independent economies ◦ world systems theory  core nations, semiperipheral nations, and peripheral nations   Global Inequality  Globalization ◦ the worldwide integration of government policies, cultures, social  movements, and financial markets through trade and the exchange of ideas ◦ characterized by different dimensions:  technological   economic  political 
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