the maintenance of political, social, economic, and cultural dominance over a people by a foreign power for an extended period
world systems analysis
a historical and sociological approach to political economy with a belief in the importance of interdependency and the global system structure and connected processes.
In Immanuel Wallerstein's view, the global economic system is divided between nations that control wealth and nations from which resources are taken. This view is called
a nation that along with its multinational corporations controls and exploits noncore nations' economies.
a nation that has a marginal economic status would be referred to as a nation at the
According to the world systems analysis, which type of nation is relatively independent of outside control?
an approach which contends that as developing countries make economic advances, they remain weak and subservient to core nations
When viewing the global economic system, sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein draws on the
Which sociological perspective would most likely compare the relationship between a colonial nation and the colonized people to the relationship between the dominant capitalist class and the proletariat class?
The worldwide integration of government policies, cultures, social movements, and financial markets through trade and the exchange of ideas is known as
In the weeks immediately following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the far- reaching economic repercussions began to affect businesses and workers worldwide. This phenomenon can best be explained by
Commercial organizations headquartered in one country that own or control other corporations or subsidiaries throughout the world are referred to as
The value of sales of the largest multinational corporations exceeds the total value of goods and services of many
Which sociological perspective would be most likely to suggest that multinational corporations help create social stability within a society by creating jobs and global enterprise?
Which sociological perspective would be most likely to suggest that multinational corporations exploit local workers to maximize profits?
have a large pool of cheap labor
Conflict theorists contend that multinational corporations are attracted to developing countries because developing countries
The project sponsored by the United Nations to eliminate extreme poverty worldwide is called the
The process by which a society moves from traditional or less developed institutions to those characteristic of more developed societies is called
Which sociologist has noted that modern societies tend to be urban, literate, and industrial, with sophisticated transportation and media systems, and families in such societies are organized within the nuclear family unit rather than the extended family model?
Sociologists are quick to note that terms such as "modernization" and "development" contain a(an) ethnocentric
The notion that peripheral nations move from having traditional or less developed institutions to those characteristic of more developed nations is known as
Modernization theory—as a explanation on global inequality—would fall under which sociological perspective?
Foreign companies that establish operations in Mexico yet are exempt from Mexican taxes and are not required to provide insurance or benefits for their workers are known as
Which sociological perspective would be likely to suggest that the existence of unregulated maquiladoras in Mexico has led to the exploitation of workers with jobs that lack security, possibilities for advancement, and decent wages?
Earnings that immigrants to the U.S. send back to their families in Mexico are referred to as
Which perspective would study how "welfare scapgoating" ignored federal handouts to individuals and families?