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Name: Global Stratification and Classification
ID: m42847
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Describe global stratification
  • Understand how different classification systems have developed
  • Use terminology from Wallerstein’s world systems approach
  • Explain the World Bank’s classification of economies
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: capital flight, core nations, debt accumulation, deindustrialization, first world, fourth world, global feminization, global inequality, global stratification, gross national income, peripheral nations, second world, semi-peripheral nations, third world
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Sociology Cap (dcwill@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 4:22 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 29, 2013 1:13 pm -0500

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Version: 1.3 Jul 29, 2013 1:13 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
Changes:
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Version: 1.2 May 14, 2012 11:23 am -0500 by Sociology Cap
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Jan 30, 2012 12:27 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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