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NEW INTERNATIONAL DIVISION OF LABOUR (NIDL)

The global shift of economic activity that occurs when the process of production is no longer centered primarily around national economies.

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NEW WORLD

Pertaining to the areas of the world most recently discovered by Europeans; e.g., North and South America.

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NEWLY AGRICULTURIZING COUNTRIES (NACS)

Some low-middle income countries which have specialized in the export of high-value foods e.g. Brazil, Mexico, China, Argentina and Kenya.

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NEWLY INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRIES (NICS)

  •  Countries where there has been a relatively recent and significant shift away from primary activities such as agriculture towards manufacturing production e.g. South Korea and Mexico.
  • In some cases the proportion of manufacturing production is similar to that of the more developed countries like UK or the US.

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NIGGA

  • Term used in African American vernacular English to refer to a person of Black African ancestry living in the US.
  • The use of the term by persons not of African descent is still widely viewed as unacceptable and hostile even if there is no intention to slander.

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NIGGER

Extremely offensive term to refer to people of Black African ancestry in the USA.

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NIGREW

In the U.S. it is a derogatory term for a Jew of African-American descent (shortened version of Nigger and Jew.).

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NOBLESSE OBLIGE

The obligation of honorable, generous, and responsible behavior associated with high social rank or birth.

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NODES

The individuals in a person's social network.

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NOMADISM, PASTORAL

Movement throughout the year by the whole pastoral group (men, women, and children) with their animals: More generally it means such constant movement in pursuit of strategic resources.

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NUCLEAR FAMILY

  • Is a household consisting of two heterosexual parents and their children as distinct from the extended family.
  • Are typical in societies where people must be relatively mobile e.g., hunter-gatherers and industrial societies.

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OBEDIENCE

A form of compliance in which behaviour happens in response to a direct order.

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OBSERVATIONAL LEARNING

A type of learning, in which an individual acquires new behvaiours simply by observing the behaviours of others.

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OFFICE

 Permanent political position.

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OLD WORLD

Pertaining to areas of the world having the longest period of documented human habitation: e.g., Europe, Asia, and Africa.