peripheral nations

(noun) In world systems theory, poor nations that have limited industrialization and uneven distribution of urbanization, that is exploited by core nations and semi-peripheral nations into providing its raw materials and inexpensive labor.

Examples:

Note: Based on research by Babones (2005).

  1. Bolivia
  2. Chad
  3. Haiti
  4. Kenya
  5. Nepal
  6. Nigeria
  7. Philippines
  8. Sierra Leone
  9. Sudan
  10. Zambia

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References

Babones, Salvatore J. 2005. “The Country-Level Income Structure of the World-Economy.” Journal of World-Systems Research 11(1):29–55. doi:10.5195/jwsr.2005.392.

 

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How to Cite the Definition of Peripheral Nation

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “peripheral nations.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 14, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/peripheral-nations/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “peripheral nations.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/peripheral-nations/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“peripheral nations.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 14 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/peripheral-nations/>.