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the groups, organizations, or institutions of power which create society's structures and ideologies
the groups which overall determine, for example, how people make a living (determine the economy)
The modern world-system’s structure has changed little; the gap between peripheral countries and core countries has actually widened, even though some countries have industrialized. (T/F)
"Protectionism" is a policy in which typically
States generally contain only one ethnic group. (T/F)
Which of the following is a geocultural agent in Ancient Egypt?
Which of the following is a geocultural ideology of the Indus Valley Civilization?
Which of the following was an important geocultural structure in Ancient Egypt?
Which of the following is a geocultural ideology in Ancient Egypt?
Which of the following is a geocultural agent in the Mesopotamian Empire?
In the production of Barbie, which activities are said to be the least profitable?
Merchant capitalism (simple commodity production) differs from the capitalist mode of production in that the latter requires
Which example best demonstrates the interlinkages of commodity chains in the modern world-system?
In the discussion of the Barbie commodity chain, which of the following statesments best expresses the importance of the article?
The division of labor in the modern world-system is best characterized as
The forced reorganization of productive activities around the low-ends of a commodity chain is one of two steps in the incorporation of a region into the modern world system; this act of economic reorganization is called
In the new division of labor created between Europe and the New World, Europe specialized in producing and selling which goods?
The modern world-system's first wave of expansion through colonization occurred from
The modern world-system's second wave of expansion through colonization occurred from
The key mode of the modern world-system's geographical expansion out of Europe and onto other continents was
The two empire-type world-systems that were incorporated/destroyed by the expansion of the modern world-system during its initial phase of expansion include (SELECT TWO):
Even though all states are equally sovereign in principle, some have much greater influence over others. This is largely explained by the fact that
Which states monopolized the most profitable sea-trade routes in Europe during the 1100-1350 period?
The majority of enslaved Africans worked as
The average life expectancy for a Brazilian slave on a sugar plantation in the late 18th century was
The sociologist Orlando Patterson defines slavery as including all of the following EXCEPT
All of the following social structural elements made the Spanish conquest of the Inca and the extraction of silver from the region easier EXCEPT
According to Petras, the global concentration of economic power held by American and European firms is a result of
According to Petras, American economic imperialism has been
Petras argues that developing countries should not "liberalize" their markets (reduce trade barriers that benefit local producers) because
The direct political control of a people by a foreign ruling state is known as
The continued exercise of political and/or economic control over a people in one state by another in the absence of formal political control is known as
Julian Go notes that the images proffered by the Hollywood film industry can be a form of
Commodity chains refer to
In the discussion of the Barbie commodity chain, which of the following facts is most relevant to demonstrating that peripheral countries are stuck with low-profit activities?
From the perspective we are building in class (the world-system perspective), the geographic boundaries of our modern division of labor are best defined by productive activities that are
Modern capitalism is indetifiable due to the unique relationship between states and capitalists; which of the following best articulates that relationship?
According to a 2002 survey by the Financial Times, the largest companies in the world are based in all of the following locations EXCEPT
Petras argues that the world economy is "imperial" in nature, due to
The effect of colonialism on the colonized community has most often been
Something new about modern society that didn't exist under European feudalism, or the empires that existed in the area previously, is that in any given country of modern society _____ and _____ came to support each other.
The authority governments have (within a given territory) and the recognition of that authority in that territory by other states, is called:
Which is characteristic of the political culture of modern society:
According to Connor, when an ethnic groups shares both a sense of nationalistic heritage and the control of the government structure, this group is called
In Connor's discussion of the nation-state, he defines the nation as
What percentage of countries in the world today qualify as nation-states?
Which of the following technological innovations was not significant in allowing the Europeans to fully colonize Africa in the 19th century?
"Joint stock companies," which emerged out of mercantile capitalism in Britain and the Netherlands, are advantageous to merchants because this kind of business structure
Given what we know about merchant capitalism in Europe, which can we infer about why the port city of Srivijaya declined in the 15th century?
Indian Ocean trade between the 7th and 15th centuries is an example of
According to Held and McGrew, the expansion of Europe across the globe enhanced the demand and the need for the basic types of organizations that characterize modern society. These include (SELECT THREE):
According to Held and McGrew, empires differed from modern states in two ways (select two)
According to Held and McGrew, the shift from imperial and territorial forms of control to deterritorialized forms of power and domination was primarily due to
According to Held and McGrew and emphasized in lecture, the big difference between pre-modern states and modern states is that:
According to Held and McGrew, "Conventional political maps of the contemporary world" display
The reason why diplomats generally enjoy immunity from local laws is that they are protected by the "immunity of state agencies," which rests on the idea that
The capitalist mode of production is found in
In the context of the "capitalist mode of production," how do people who don't own the means of production survive?
Historically, colonialism was characterized by core states militarily conquering the people of a non-European area of the planet, extending the core states' sovereignty over them, while depriving them of rights.