core nations

(noun) In world system theory, powerful industrial nations that dominates the global economic and political system.

Examples of Core Nations:

Note: Based on research by Babones (2005).

  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Canada
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. Greece
  7. Israel
  8. Italy
  9. Japan
  10. United States

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How to Cite the Definition of Core Nation

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “core nation.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 16, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/core-nations/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

core nation. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/core-nations/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “core nation.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 16, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/core-nations/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“core nation.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/core-nations/>.