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This article is about the British sociologist and social anthropologist. For the Australian Paralympic shooter, see Peter Worsley (shooter).
Peter Maurice Worsley (6 May 1924 – 15 March 2013) was a noted Britishsociologist and social anthropologist. He was a major figure in both anthropology and sociology, and is noted for introducing the term third world into English. He not only made theoretical and ethnographic contributions, but also was regarded as a key founding member of the New Left.
Worsley, Peter (1984), The Three Worlds: Culture and World Development, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ISBN0-226-90754-6. Subsequent publications by Weidenfeld & Nicolson (London), 1984 & 1988. ISBN0-297-78346-7.