Can an Area That Traditionally Has Been a Periphery Area Become a Core Area and What Are Some of the Obstacles to This Transition?
Under the 2008 constitution, largely drafted by the military then approved through a stage-managed referendum, serving military officers also took a quarter of all parliamentary seats. Most observers dismissed the election as a rather irrelevant attempt to disguise continued military dictatorship: modest “liberalization” at best.
While trying to explain the growing disparities in wealth and power in the global political economy, different scholars have advanced different theories. Of the many theories and approaches, Immanuel Wallerstein’s world-systems analysis has been credited for its detailed analysis of the functioning of the world economy. The theory incorporates different arguments from the existing knowledge in sociology, political science, and economics.This paper will analyse whether the world systems analysis has been able to explain successfully the wealth and power inequalities in the world. Further, it will discuss various criticisms that have been put forward against the approach.
In fact, the procedure involved in flexible working tries to elucidate on how an organization can concomitantly acquire flexibility. The situation of practical and statistical flexibility as realized by core and periphery model can generate additional advantages in corporate competitiveness. The peripheral workforces entail employees having casual occupation affiliation while core labor forces are linked to better engagement terms and regular working conditions (Flexibility.co.uk Ltd, 2012). The two kinds of work flexibility that is core and periphery, spell out the implementation of the diverse labor market viewpoints.
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