Define Global stratification?
Patterns of social inequality in the world as a whole
What is the “three worlds” model in Global Stratification?
What is the world system theory?
The idea that the world’s nations became stratified based on their relationship to industrialization
What are core nations?
Countries that industrialized first.
What is the fourth group in the world system?
External area- includes most of Africa and Asia; left out of the development of capitalism altogether
What are high income countries?
· Have a high standard of living based on advanced technology
· Produces enough economic goods to enable their people to lead a comfortable life.
· Includes 66 nations, among them are United States, Canada Mexico, Israel, Europe, Japan, Australia, South Africa.
· Contains 22% of the world’s people
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