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Unformatted text preview: countries North - the developed countries, mostly in the Northern Hemisphere, including the countries of North America, European countries, and Japan South - the developing countries of Africa, Latin America, and southern Asia Stratification - the uneven distribution of resources among different groups of individuals and states System - a group of units or parts united by some form of regular interaction, in which a change in one unit causes changes in the others; these interactions occur in regularized ways...
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- Spring '08