Readable, accurate and incisive, the book also provides an original standpoint upon problems of development. It will be of interest to students and professionals in sociology, political sciences and anthropology.
1. Early Capitalism:.
Classical Political Economy and Marx.
2. The Expansion of Capitalism:.
Colonialism and Imperialism.
3. Late Capitalism:.
Modernization and the Economic Commission for Latin America.
4. Dependency, Unequal Exchange and Underdevelopment.
5. Dependency, Industrialization and Development.
6. Latin American Dependency and Historical Materialism: A Theoretical Challenge.
′...[a] cogent and incisive introduction to certain key traditions ... a valuable addition to the existing textbooks on the subject.′ Sociology
′This is just the kind of stimulating, thought–provoking and informed book which will be most useful to both teachers and students.′ Tom Bottomore