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Anglo America is an MDC and has homogeneity

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Economy shift from production of heavy industry to consumer goods

Stage five
Age of mass consumption

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Modern technology diffusers too many industries which have rapid growth, workers are more skilled and specialized

Stage four
Drive to maturity

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SE Asia has a large percentage of the worlds tin and petroleum

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Middle East
• most products must be imported

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Country that has it yet begun a process of development, high percentage of people in agriculture, high percentage of money given to the non-productive activities like military and religion

Stage one
Traditional society

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South Asia
• India is one of the worlds leading rice and wheat producers

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Western Europe
South Pacific
Eastern Europe
Japan

MDC

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Latin America
Southeast Japan
East Asia
Middle East
South Asia
Sub- Saharan Africa

LDC

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One criticism of the world systems theory is that is too focused on the economic system and not the social system

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Rostows model is not a pliable to all countries some countries might skip a step

Criticism of the Rostow model

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Rostow
• had a classification of a five tier structure
• focuses on one place and not contrasting two

Wallerstein
• analyzes countries on international levels and compares economies
•has a three tier structure
-core
- periphery
- semi- periphery

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Rapid growth from limited number of economic activities; achieve technical advances and more productive

Stage three
Take off

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•Western Europe is slightly less developed than Anglo American
• provide high value of goods and services

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Elite group of initiates innovative economic activities and the country starts to invest in new technology

Stage two
The precondition take off