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The Dependency Movement

Scholarship and Politics in Development Studies

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674198111

Publication Date: 01/21/1998

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In the first comprehensive scholarly treatment of dependency theory, Robert Packenham describes its origins, substantive claims, and methods. He analyzes the movement comparatively and sociologically as a significant episode in inter-American and North–South cultural relations. In his account, the positive intellectual contributions of dependency ideas, as well as their role in the costly politicization of U.S. scholarship, become evident and comprehensible.

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