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Dependency

  • By: John Foran
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Dependency is a term that implies an unequal relationship between societies and shapes the nature of development, especially in the global era. Dependency is both a technical term in the sociology of development and a more general proposition about the ...

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