Sociology Reference Guide: Global Stratification & Development, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834676
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834674
  • DDC: 303.482
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 109 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. Divided into three main segments, this volume offers an introduction to global stratification and development. The essays examine the influence of globalization on countries throughout the world, review the popular tools and instruments used to gather stratification data, and outline the assortment of theories that are often applied to the study of global stratification.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Globalization & Labor.
2: Globalization & Global Governance.
3: Low, Middle & High Income Countries.
4: Educational Stratification.
5: Economic Polarization.
6: Global Health Issues & Policies.
7: Caste Systems.
8: Gross National Product & Gross National Income.
9: The United Nations Human Development Index.
10: The Kuznets Curve.
11: Global Expansion: Colonialism.
12: Neocolonialism.
13: Neoliberalism & Globalization.
14: World Systems Theory.
15: Modernization Theory.
16: Dependency Theory.
17: Future Global Economic Trends.