Writing assignment 3
Compare and contrast modernization theory and dependency theory. Which one do you think is more useful for understanding current global inequality? Provide support/evidence for your opinion.
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Running head: MODERNIZATION AND DEPENDENCY THEORIES
Modernization and Dependency Theories
MODERNIZATION AND DEPENDENCY THEORIES
The rapid development of and the increasing integration of countries has influenced people
to come up with different theories that describe the relationship between nations and the inequality
between developed countries and third-world countries (Matunhu, 2017). There are two theories
(modernization and Dependency theories) that describe the modern world and aspects of
developed and developing countries. The theories have some similarities and differences, which
help better understanding of the existing trends in different countries that describes the future of
the world and international relations. The critical concern of the theories in explaining the
interrelationship of countries. In this respect, this paper compares and contrasts the two theories.
First of all, it is essential to understand that the dependency theory evolved from
modernization, whereby it was meant to address the weakness of modernization theory (Matunhu,
2017). The dependency theory led to the criticism of modernization theory because many people...