Wallerstein's World Systems Analysis


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Wallerstein's World Systems Analysis

  1. 1. Figure 1. Book World-Systems Analysis by Immagnuel Wallerstein By: Daniel Um, Linh Nguyen, Sunny Bae, and Alex GotianunGeography IBSL/HL1
  2. 2. Describe the Theory•  Divides world: o  Core o  Semi-Periphery o  Periphery o  External•  States the world as one large economy Figure 2. Wallersteins World System o  Composed of many Theory Model smaller systems
  3. 3. Explain Reasoning•  Based on the era of the 1400s to the 1600s•  One economy•  Assumptions Figure 3. One Capitalist Economy -governments -technology Figure 4. Chinese Trade Rules Figure 5. Technological Advances
  4. 4. Apply to Examples (Case Studies)Corestrong centralized governmentNorthwestern Europe e.g. England, France, Hollandtake control of international commerce improved agricultural productivitySemi-peripherybuffer zone between core and peripherySpainno “access to international banking and production of high-quality” goods Figure 6. International Business and Commerce
  5. 5. Apply to Examples(Case Studies) Periphery lack of governmental control Poland Landlords in Poland overpowered the kingsFigure 7. Poland in EUExternalmaintained economic systemRussiaWheat served primarily to supply its internalmarket. Figure 8. Wheat in Russia
  6. 6. Strengths"First to recognize the international division of labour as the basis of global inequality and globalization of the world" Figure 10. Interdependency between time, scope, and budget. Figure 9. GlobalizationShows how dependency is not a one-way process, there is interdependencybetween the developing and western world
  7. 7. Weaknesses•  Inability to categorize countries o  Colonial America•  Inapplicability to countries over time o  Increasing agricultural production as a core system o  Rapid change in the worlds economy, and globalization Figure 11. Worlds Economy
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