Industrialization and Globalization: Theory and Evidence from Developing Countries [NOOK Book]

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In a refreshingly accessible style John Weiss presents a survey of industrialization in developing countries since 1945, as well as a study of the predominant theories of industrial growth in the Third World. This authoritative text analyzes:
* the possibility of different paths to industrialization
* the dominant neoclassical view and the ...
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Industrialization and Globalization: Theory and Evidence from Developing Countries

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Overview

In a refreshingly accessible style John Weiss presents a survey of industrialization in developing countries since 1945, as well as a study of the predominant theories of industrial growth in the Third World. This authoritative text analyzes:
* the possibility of different paths to industrialization
* the dominant neoclassical view and the challenges to this orthodoxy
* the importance of small scale industry
* the priority of technological change to industrialization.
At a time when globalization is becoming an increasingly controversial phenomenon, this book offers a powerful argument that despite potential difficulties with market access, integration with the world market offers developing countries the opportunity for future growth via industrialization.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134679669
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/2/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Preface
1 Industrialisation since 1960: an overview 1
2 Are there different paths to industrialisation? 20
3 Neoclassical orthodoxy dominant 44
4 What remains of the challenges to orthodoxy? 71
5 Small-scale industry: is it really beautiful? 100
6 Technology: can we open the black box? 121
7 Globalisation and industrialisation 140
8 Creating competitive advantage 163
Notes 180
Bibliography 205
Index 219
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