World System Theory

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Who developed the World System Theory
Wallerstein
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The Theory consists of a 3 tier world; what are the 3 tiers called?
core, semi-periphery and periphery
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Why is this a more accurate theory than just the core and periphery theory?
Allows countries to change their roles and so emerge into a different tier
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What 2 countries is this theory helpful in describing the rise of?
China and India
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What was this theory an analysis of?
Geological patterns
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Draw Wallerstein's World System theory model
Has 'Core', 'Semi-periphery' and 'Periphery' in its own bubbles in that order. There's arrows from the 'CORE' saying 'high profit consumption goods' which goes to the other 2 tiers. 2 arrows saying 'Cheap labour and raw materials' from periphery
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