How is modernization defined according to sociologistsThis assignment has you complete a study guide for each course topic. You will find a list of items to respond to for each study guide. Using any and all course materials, answer and/or discuss each of questions. I will be looking for thoroughness and degree of accuracy. DO NOT LEAVE ANY ITEMS BLANK. Points will be deducted if you do.
Indicate which items you might be having trouble with, or those that are confusing, but again, DO NOT LEAVE ANY ITEMS BLANK. You will submit your answers via GoStudio by uploading a Word document by the due date listed in the course schedule. Note: GoStudio will prevent late submissions.
1. Guides will be typed, using 11-12 point font with 1-1.25 inch margins.
2. Documents must be labeled accordingly. For example, for the first guide, you will save the document as “Study Guide – The Sociological Imagination.”
3. Answers will be numbered 1, 2, 3, etc. and need to be SINGLE SPACED.
4. Indentifying information will be put in the top, left hand corner of the first page. You will include:
Course name and number
Name of the assignment
*These items will also be single-spaced
5. Leave one space below this identifying information and begin. Write out each question and then provide your answer.
***Failure to meet these requirements will result in no credit for the study guide. In particular, do not use Pages, Text Edit or other format for submitting your work. If they are not in a Word document, I will not even look at them, and you will not receive course credit.
How is modernization defined according to sociologists?
Outline the Modernization approach to global inequality, including Rostow’s stages.
What are the critiques of Modernization theory?
Outline the “Colonial” approach to global inequality. Think: how would they respond to a Modernization theorist?
Outline the concept of Neo-Colonialism. How is it different from older Colonial forms?
Outline the World Systems approach to global inequality.
According to the World Systems approach, what are the 3 classes of countries and what are the different characteristics of each?
Why is global debt an important factor in global inequality?
What is the International Monetary Fund? How does it propose to work?
What are structural adjustments put on developing nations?
What is the World Bank? How does it propose to work?
Outline the basic premise of the Multinational Corporation in relation to a global assembly line (see flowchart for reference).
Outline the fundamental tenets that underlie modern slavery.
What are the characteristics of the 3 forms of modern slavery? (See Bales for additional reference).
What are the major factors that contribute to the persistence of modern slavery? (See Bales for additional reference).
What is the difference between relative and absolute poverty? Which is more problematic at the global level?
Note: When asked for examples to illustrate, you need to provide a UNIQUE example for each. Each one should be different. You also need to explain why the example fits, not just list them.