INSIDE THE BRIC: ANALYSIS OF THE SEMIPERIPHERAL NATURE OF BRAZIL, RUSSIA, INDIA AND CHINA

Daniel Efrén Morales Ruvalcaba

Abstract


The objective of this investigation is to do a broad revision and reconstruction of the concept of semi-periphery, where the original ideas of Immanuel Wallerstein can be articulated to the developments made by other contemporaneous world-systems theorists. Once this goal is accomplished, the study of the semiperipheral nature – both internal and systemic – of the so-called “BRIC” countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) in the international context of Post-Cold War.

Keywords


Wallerstein; BRIC; Semiperiphery



DOI: https://doi.org/10.22456/2238-6912.40942

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