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Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development


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Contents: Introduction Erik S. Reinert, Rainer Kattel and Jayati Ghosh PART I DEVELOPMENT THINKING ACROSS HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY 1. Giovanni Botero (1588) and Antonio Serra (1613): Italy and The Birth of Development Economics Erik S. Reinert 2. Economic Emulation and the Politics of International Trade in Early Modern Europe Sophus A. Reinert 3. Cameralism and the German Tradition of Development Economics Erik S. Reinert and Philipp R. Roessner 4. Friedrich List: The International Dynamics of Mindpower Arno Mong Daastol 5. Kathedersozialismus and the German Historical School Wolfgang Drechsler 6. Chinese Development Thinking Ting Xu 7. The Economic Cycle of Imperial China and Its Development Xuan Zhao 8. Islam and Capitalism: Military Routs, not Formal Institutions Ali Kadri 9. Unity and Diversity in the Ottoman School of National Economy: A Reappraisal of Ziya Goekalp and Ethem Nejat Eyup OEzveren, Mehmet Salih Erkek and Huseyin Safa UEnal 10. Indian Development Thinking Goddanti Omkarnath 11. Latin American Structuralism: The Co-Evolution of Technology, Structural Change and Economic Growth Mario Cimoli and Gabriel Porcile 12. Revisiting the Debate on National Autonomous Development in Africa Issa G. Shivji 13. Development as the Struggle for Liberation from Hegemonic Structures of Domination and Control Yash Tandon 14. The League of Nations and Alternative Economic Perspectives Carolyn N. Biltoft 15. The Havana Charter: When State and Market Shake Hands Jean-Christophe Graz 16. The UNCTAD System of Political Economy Ricardo Bielschowsky and Antonio Carlos Macedo e Silva PART II APPROACHES TO UNDERSTANDING DEVELOPMENT 17. Marxist Theory and the "Underdeveloped Economies" Prabhat Patnaik 18. Economic Development as an Evolutionary Process Richard B. Nelson 19. Classical Development Economists of the Midtwentieth Century Rainer Kattel, Jan A. Kregel and Erik S. Reinert 20. Development and Regulation Theory Robert Boyer 21. The "Dependency School" and its Aftermath: Why Latin America's Critical Thinking Switched from One Type of Absolute Certainties to Another Jose Gabriel Palma 22. Feminist Approaches to Development Maria Sangrario Floro 23. Reading Freeman when Ladders for Development are Gone Rodrigo Arocena and Judith Sutz 24. Albert O. Hirschman Michele Alacevich 25. Michal Kalecki Jayati Ghosh PART III ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENT 26. The Agrarian Question and Trajectories of Economic Transformation: A Perspective from the South Sam Moyo, Praveen Jha and Paris Yeros 27. The Effective Demand Approach to Economic Development Jan A. Kregel 28. Development Planning C.P. Chandrasekhar 29. The Nordic Route to Development Lars Mjoset 30. Competitiveness and Development: A Schumpeterian Approach Mehdi Shafaeddin 31. Innovation Systems and Development: History, Theory and Challenges Bengt-Ake Lundvall 32. Latecomer Industrialisation John A. Mathews 33. The Developmental State in the Late Twentieth Century Elizabeth Thurbon and Linda Weiss 34. Development, Ecology and the Environment Edward B. Barbier and Jacob P. Hochard 35. Competition, Competition Policy, Competitiveness, Globalisation and Development Ajit Singh 36. Knowledge Governance: Intellectual Property Management for Development and the Public Interest Leonardo Burlamaqui 37. Legal Structures and Economic Development: Towards an Ideal Economic Analysis of a Legal Problem Jurgen G. Backhaus 38. Deindustrialisation and Premature Deindustrialisation Fiona Tregenna 39. The Post-Soviet Industrial Extinctions and the Rise of Jihadi Terrorism in the North Caucasus Georgi Derluguian 40. Epilogue: The Future of Economic Development between Utopias and Dystopias Erik S. Reinert, Sylvi Endresen, Ioan Ianos and Andrea Saltelli Index

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Edited by Erik S. Reinert, Professor of Technology Governance and Development Strategies, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia and head, The Other Canon Foundation, Norway, Jayati Ghosh, Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India and Rainer Kattel, Professor of Innovation and Public Governance, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London, UK


`This collection provides some useful insights into the reality of development processes for practitioners in local development.' -- Local Economy

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