global stratification

(noun) “A comparison of the economic stability, power, status, and wealth between countries; focusing on the unequal distribution of resources” (OpenStax College 2012).

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  • Plural: global stratifications

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Global Stratification and Inequality. Connexions, May 14, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42844/1.2/).