Larraín, Jorge, 1942-

Theories of development : capitalism, colonialism, and dependency / Jorge Larraín. - ix, 252 pages ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-242) and index.

Introduction ; Chapter 1: Early Capitalism: Classical Political Economy and Marx ; Chapter 2: The Expansion of capitalism: colonialism and imperialism ; Chapter 3: Late Capitalism: Modernization and the Economic Commission for Latin America ; Chapter 4: Dependency, Unequal Exchange and Underdevelopment ; Chapter 5: Dependency, Industrialization and Development ; Chapter 6: Latin American Dependency and Historical Materialism: A Theoretical Challenge.

An introductory text which provides an up-to-date account of leading theories of development. The book includes a discussion of classical accounts of development, particularly that of Marx, but goes right up to the present time in considering current debates on the issue.

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Economic development.
Marxian economics.

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