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The political economy of underdevelopment

Author: S B D De Silva
Publisher: Oxon, UK ; New York : Routledge, 2011, ©1982.
Series: Routledge library editions., Development ;, v. 101.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deals with the theory of underdevelopment. The author attempts a synthesis between the internal and external aspects of underdevelopment and, in the Marxist tradition, focuses on the impact of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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De Silva, S.B.D., 1926-
Political economy of underdevelopment.
Oxon, UK ; New York : Routledge, 2011, ©1982
(OCoLC)653083055
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S B D De Silva
ISBN: 9781136856372 1136856374
OCLC Number: 810082622
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 645 pages).
Contents: 1. Economic Underdevelopment: a Politico-Historical Perspective Part I: Investment Patterns in the Settler and Non-Settler Situations 2. Economic Underdevelopment and the Settler/ Nonsettle Dichotomy 3. Export Staples and their Contrasting Impact on Development - the Settler and the Nonsettler Regions 4. Economic Development in the Settler and the Nonsettler Colonies: Differences in Scope and Orientation 5. Settler Autonomy as a Basis of Growth Impulses 6. Settler Growth and the Repression of Indigenous Interests Part II: The Plantation System and Underdevelopment 7. Plantations and their Metropolitan Orientation 8. Problems of Labour Supply and the recourse to Migrant Labour: I. Labour Shortages and Non-availability of Indigenous Labour 9. Problems of Labour Supply and the recourse to Migrant Labour: II. The Response of the Indigenous Labour to the Plantation System 10. The Scale of Plantation Operations and Productive Efficiency - A Distorted Image 11. Plantations and Technological Stagnation 12. Labour Relations in Plantations Part III: Towards a Theory of Underdevelopment 13. The Framework and Mechanisms of Metropolitan Control 14. The Domination of Plantation Interests by Merchant Capital: Agency House-Plantation Relations 15. Merchant Capitalism and Underdevelopment 16. Plantations, Economic Dualism and the Colonial Mode of Production 17. The Political Economy of Underdevelopment
Series Title: Routledge library editions., Development ;, v. 101.
Responsibility: S.B.D. de Silva.

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