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Author Amin, Samir, author

Title Samir Amin : pioneer of the rise of the South / by Samir Amin
Published Cham : Springer, [2013?]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 161 pages) : color illustrations
Series SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice, 2194-3125 ; v. 16
SpringerBriefs on pioneers in science and practice ; v. 16.
Contents Biographical Notes -- Bibliography -- Theoretical Model of Capital Accumulation and Development in the Contemporary World -- Unity and Change in the Ideology of Political Economy -- Is Social History Marked by Overdetermination or Underdetermination? -- Multipolarity in the 20th Century -- The Center Will Not Hold: The Rise and Decline of Liberalism -- The Countries of the South Must Take Their Own Independent Initiatives -- The Democratic Fraud and the Universalist Alternative -- Land Reforms: Desirable Land Tenure Reforms in Africa and Asia -- Transnational Capitalism -- Africa 50 years of Independence -- Aid -- Emergence and Lumpen Development -- Synthesis
Summary These texts by Samir Amin have been selected for the purpose of encouraging readers to learn more about his work to trace the historical trajectory of capitalism, which has consistently produced polarization at the global level. Thus the dominated peripheries cannot hope to catch up with the social organization prevailing in the dominant centres and the impossibility of global capitalism becoming stabilized in its peripheries has resulted in the long decline of capitalism, coinciding with successive waves of active involvement by the peoples of the South to shape a new world, potentially embarking on the long journey to socialism. Amin presents this major conflict of the 20th century and identifies the new challenges that the system now faces in the 21st century. His analysis is conducted in terms of historical materialism and should be a useful tool for activists struggling for socialism. Their progress is linked to the emancipation of the Asian, African and Latin American peoples
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 16, 2013)
Subject Amin, Samir
Amin, Samir.
Economic development.
Economics.
Economics
economic development.
economics.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Sciences de la terre.
Environnement.
Economic development.
Economics.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783319011165
3319011162
9783319011158
3319011154
1306165938
9781306165938