Dependency Theory in Sociology: Definition & Examples


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How did industrialized imperial nations treat their foreign colonies?

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1. Where may a favela be found?

2. Why is greater government control over businesses objectionable to most modern economists?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you remember important details about the dependency theory. In order to do well on the quiz, you will need to know how nations treated different colonies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goals of this worksheet and quiz are as follows:

  • Learn where a favela can be found
  • Identify how North and South Korea provide an interesting case study of the dependency theory
  • Examine why greater governmental control over businesses is objectionable
  • Determine how industrialized imperial nations treated their foreign colonies

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the dependency theory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding where a favela can be found
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about underdeveloped colonies in a different light

Additional Learning

If you are looking to review more concepts about the dependency theory, check out the lesson titled Dependency Theory: Definition & Examples. You can use this great lesson to help you:

  • Define the dependency theory
  • Identify issues that come from the dependency theory
  • Review examples of the dependency theory