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Rich nations are now in debt to low-income nations because of the amount of raw material that they buy.
Although Africa is a poor region of the world, people live almost as long as in the United States.
Critics say that dependency theory wrongly treats wealth as a zero-sum, ignoring how the world has become much richer over time.
According to Immanuel Wallerstein's theory of global capitalism, which nations are at the "core" of the world economy?
Dependency theory claims that the widespread poverty in low-income countries has little to do with great affluence in high-income countries.
In low-income nations, inequality between men and women is greater than it is in high-income countries.
According to Anti-Slavery International, about how many men, women, and children live today in conditions that amount to slavery?
Modernization theory claims that rich nations can and do help solve the world's poverty problem.
With regard to the role of rich nations, dependency theory
claims rich nations are to blame for global poverty.
According to Walt Rostow, nations begin at the _____ stage of development and may eventually reach the stage of _____.
traditional; high mass consumption
From a global perspective, economic productivity is lowest in precisely the regions where
population increase is highest.
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