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date: 13 April 2021

centre-periphery model 

Source:
A Dictionary of Sociology
Author(s):

John Scott

The centre-periphery (or core-periphery) model is a spatial metaphor that describes and attempts to explain the structural relationship between the advanced or metropolitan ‘centre’ and a less developed ‘periphery’, either within a particular country, or (more commonly) as applied to the relationship between capitalist and developing societies. The former usage is common in political geography, political sociology, and studies of ... ...

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