In the 1950s and 60s, the development strategies of many less developed countries placed
considerable emphasis on manufacturing industry, which was considered to be the leading
sector of economic development. More recently, as the DCs have lost some branc
Econ Geog Chapter 9 Agriculture: The Primary Concern?
The purpose of this chapter is to describe the contemporary state of agriculture in the periphery
of the world economy.
AGRICULTURE IN THE PERIPHERY
-The countries of the periphery have all been signif
Chapter 12: International and supranational institutionalized integration
IN THIS CHAPTER, WE RETURN TO THE THEME OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE ROLE OF THE STATE
As the world eocnomy has become more and more globalized, however,
Chapter 1: The Changing World Economy
less developed countries (LDCs)- peripheral and semi-peripheral countries within the world
system, with low economic output and per capita incomes, which tend to have politically weak
states and low-wage, labor