Latin American Theories of Development and Underdevelopment

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This book provides a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the Latin American school of development. Four major strands of the work of Latin American theorists are outlined: structuralism, internal colonialism, marginality, and dependency. This synthesis of Latin American development studies highlights the developed world's over-reliance on, and distorted knowledge of, dependency theory in its approach to development issues and analyzes the Third World's challenge to neoclassical and modernization theories.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages304
Publication statusPublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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