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Political Economy of Development

Political Economy of Development

by Amitava Krishna Krishna Dutt (Editor)

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This three-volume set contains a selection of articles published between 1945 and 1999, in the field of development economics, which is concerned with systematic study of less developed countries. The selections<-->some classics, others representing new developments or useful surveys of particular themes<-->are intended to provide the reader with an overview of the subject. Volume I (24 articles) covers empirics of development, development in historical perspective, and underdevelopment (low-level traps and the big push, theories of growth, and poverty and inequality). Volume II (24 articles) covers resources (labor and human resources, capital accumulation, and the environment), and sectoral issues in development (agriculture and industry). There is no subject index. Edited by Amitava K. Dutt (economics, U. of Notre Dame). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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International Library of Critical Writin
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