Latin American Theories of Development and Underdevelopment

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Abstract

Upon its publication in 1989, this was the first systematic and comprehensive analysis of the Latin American School of Development and an invaluable guide to the major Third World contribution to development theory. The four major strands in the work of Latin American Theorists are: structuralism, internal colonialism, marginality and dependency. Exploring all four in detail, and the interconnections between them, Cristobal Kay highlights the developed world’s over-reliance on, and partial knowledge of, dependency theory in its approach to development issues, and analyses the first major challenges to neo-classical and modernisation theories from the Third World.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Place of PublicationLondon and New York
PublisherRoutledge (Taylor & Francis Group)
Number of pages308
EditionRoutledge Library Editions: Development 102
ISBN (Print)9780415602068
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

SeriesRoutledge Library Editions: Development
Volume102

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