ANTH Globalization

ANTH Globalization - Globalization ANTH 102 Understanding...

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Globalization ANTH 102 Understanding Other Cultures Fall 2006
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Globalization Modern world system Modes of production (defined) Historical overview of m.o.p. Foraging Horticulture Pastoralism Agriculture Industrialism Globalization
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The Modern World System: Three Major Areas Global trade has created global division of labor where countries compete for share of wealth Result: 3-tiered global economic system Cores Peripheries Semiperipheries
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The Modern World System: Cores Dominate most profitable activities High-tech service Manufacturing Financial services Have strongest governments Major role in affairs of other countries
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The Modern World System: Peripheries Countries with least productive activities Production of raw materials Foodstuffs Labor-intensive goods Import high-tech goods and services from other areas Usually have weak governments and under influence of core country gov. and policies
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The Modern World System: Semiperipheries In terms of wealth and power, usually somewhere btw cores and peripheries Includes countries that are considered second-tier, or semi-developed
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Modes of Production M.O.P. - the dominant way of providing for
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