Theories Explaining the growth of Superpowers

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Who developed the Modernisation theory
W.W. Rostow in the 1960s
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How many stages are there on Rostow's model?
5
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Name the 5 stages and explain
1) Traditional Society (i.e agriculture) 2) Transitional Stage (preconditions for take off) 3) Take Off (industrialisation) 4) Drive to maturity (less reliance on imports) 5) High Mass Consumption (service sector dominates, consumer orientated)
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Name an example of a country for each stage.
Many examples but could say the following: 1) Ghana 2) Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania 3) BRICs? 4) Asian Tigers? Japan? 5) USA , UK
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Rostow believed that a country with which political slants couldn't follow this path (which was wrong)
Sociolist and Communist
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