Dependency Theory

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What does the Dependancy theory state about what impede's development?
That external factors prevent third world countries from developing.
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What is an example of this?
Their relationship with developed countries.
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What ahve the third world been forced into?
A position of dependency by the developed world.
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What do dependency theorists argue about capitalism?
That it leads to underdevelopment, rather than development.
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How do dependency theorists state that third world countries develop?
By escaping capitalism, being self reliant and state led.
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Give an example of this
When China isolated themselves.
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Who is a key theorist?
Andre Gunder Frank
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What did he state?
Thta there is a close relationship between 1st and 3rd world countries
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Why?
Because the under-development of the third world, led to the development of the West.
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What did Chang state?
That the developed countries make poor countries poorer.
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How does this happen?
The underdevelopment of the satellite led to the development of the metropolis.
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What are the three points relating to the nature?
Rejects modernization, anti-capitalist and self reliant not aid.
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What is the first stage?
Mercantile Capitalism
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What are the aspects of this?
In the 15/16 centuries, food, spices and jewels were traded through triangular trade.
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What is triangular trade?
Trad which linked West Africa, Europe and USA.
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What is the second stage?
Colonialism
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What are the aspects of this?
When european powers took direct political control over third world lands, rather than trading through exploiting raw material, resources and labour.
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How were material exploited?
Through cash crops for export.
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What is an example of this?
West Indies- tea and sugar.
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What is the third stage?
Neo-colonialism
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What are aspects of this?
End of colonies- poltiical control but not economic domination.
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What did third world inhabitants do?
They became influenced by western values- freedom and democracy.
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What happened?
Inividual people demanded to take control and colonies returned.
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What did this cause in countries?
Wars and conflicts.
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Give and example of this?
Algeria
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