Critical Perspectives on Globalization and Neoliberalism in the Developing Countries

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This book gives a critique of the contemporary global capitalist system and the adverse consequences suffered by the developing countries as a result of their 'integration' into this system. The current neoliberal paradigm of capitalist development as the only or the best alternative for the economic, social and political development of the developing countries is rejected. The authors search for more human and ecologically sustainable alternatives, focusing on Latin America, Asia and women.

Contributors are David Barkijn, Robert N. Gwynne, Richard L. Harris, Cristóbal Kay, Jorge Nef, Mustapha Kamal Pasha, Cathy A. Rakowski, Wilder Robles, Melinda J. Seid, and John Weeks.

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Richard L. Harris is Professor of Global Studies at California State University Moterey Bay, in Seaside, California, U.S.A.

Melinda J. Seid is Professor of Health Science at California State University Sacramento, in Sacramento, California, U.S.A.
Critical Perspectives on Globalization and Neoliberalism in the Developing Countries, Richard L. Harris and Melinda J. Seid

Globalization, Neoliberalism, and the State of Underdevelopment in the New Periphery, Jorge Nef and Wilder Robles

Relevance of Structuralist and Dependency Theories in the Neoliberal Period: A Latin American Perspective, Cristóbal Kay and Robert N. Gwynne

Liberalization, State Patronage, and the “New Inequality” in South Asia, Mustapha Kamal
Pasha


Have Workers in Latin America Gained from Liberalization and regional Integration? , John Weeks

Obstacles and Opportunities to Women’s Empowerment under Neoliberal Reform, Cathy A. Rakowski

The Effects of Globalization and Neoliberalism in Latin America and the Beginning of the Millenium, Richard L. Harris

Overcoming the Neoliberal Paradigm: Sustainable Popular Development, David Barkijn

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Sociologists, political scientists and those interested in critical theory, political economy and developing countries.