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The dependency school and its aftermath: why Latin America’s critical thinking switched from one type of absolute certainties to another

José Gabriel Palma ()

Chapter 21 in Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development, 2016, pp 386-415 from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development explores the theories and approaches which, over a prolonged period of time, have existed as viable alternatives to today’s mainstream and neo-classical tenets. With a total of more than 40 specially commissioned chapters, written by the foremost authorities in their respective fields, this volume represents a landmark in the field of economic development. It elucidates the richness of the alternative and sometimes misunderstood ideas which, in different historical contexts, have proved to be vital to the improvement of the human condition.

Keywords: Development Studies; Economics and Finance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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