(noun) “[N]ations on the fringes of the global economy, dominated by core nations, with very little industrialization” (OpenStax College 2012).
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- Contrasted to semi-peripheral nations.
OpenStax College. 2012. Global Stratification and Classification. Connexions, May 14, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42847/1.2/).