Sociology and the Periphery

Theories and Issues
  • 232 Pages
  • 2.67 MB
  • English
Garamond Pr
Sociological Theory, Social Science, Sociology, Feminism, Sociology - Ge
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8352680M
ISBN 100920059139
ISBN 139780920059135

First published inSociology and the Periphery aims to help those trained in the metropolitan approaches to sociology to re-examine existing theories and models in a less ethnocentric way.

It introduces key theoretical issues, grounding them empirically in a discussion of development in the countries of the periphery.

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In sociology, however, centre–periphery models are most likely to be encountered in studies of economic underdevelopment and dependency and tend to draw on the Marxist tradition of analysis.

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The world systems theory is established on a three-level hierarchy consisting of core, periphery, and semi-periphery areas. The core countries dominate and exploit the peripheral countries for. Sociology and the periphery: theories and issues Item Preview Sociology and the periphery: theories and issues by Allahar, Anton L., Publication date Topics Internet Archive Books.

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Core countries are dominant capitalist countries that exploit peripheral countries for labor and raw materials. Peripheral countries are dependent on core countries for capital and have underdeveloped industry.

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The core nations are able to exploit the peripheral nations because of their superior economic and military power. Book summaries ( This book serves as a handy introduction for beginners and a tidy commentary of advanced scholars.

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World System Theory is believed to have its root in the works of Lenin – the revolutionary founder of the communist USSR. Lenin wrote ‘Imperialism – The Highest Stage of Capitalism’. In this book he blamed capitalistic developed states responsible for exploitation and backwardness of the developing states.

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He defined them as, "Core/Periphery- Defines the difference between developed countries and developing countries, characterized e.g.

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by power or core stands refers to developed countries, and the periphery is a synonym for the dependent developing : Jeckles. Start studying Chapter 7: Sociology. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Browse. In his book, The Ruling Class, Gaetano Mosca offered three arguments regarding society and power.

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Hochschilds research found that women tend to do more domestic work than men.Basic Definitions: Empire. Empire is the overarching concept in all discussions of imperialism and colonialism.

An empire can be defined minimally as a relationship “of political control imposed by some political societies over the effective sovereignty of other political societies” (Doylep. 19).An empire usually involves a core polity governing peripheral spaces and populations.