After reading Chapter 12

After reading Chapter 12 - After reading Chapter 12, the...

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Unformatted text preview: After reading Chapter 12, the student should be able to answer the following questions: 1. Define North and South as they pertain to IR. 2. Describe the current state of the South. 3. Explain the world hunger problem, including the shift from subsistence farming to cash crops. 4. Explain the causes and consequences of urbanization, land reform efforts, migration and refugees, as well as the significant role of women in development. 5. Distinguish between theories about the processes and consequences of economic accumulation particularly capitalism and somand the critical role of capital accumulation to further economic development. 6. Explain the continuum of som practiced in the world today and point out strengths and weaknesses of such economic systems. 7. Explain world-systems theory and the concepts of core, periphery and semi-periphery countries, as well as the prospects for change associated with this theory....
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