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Title Industrial Colonialism in Latin America : the Third Stage.
Imprint Brill, 2013.


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Series Studies in critical social sciences, 1573-4234 ; volume 59. Critical global studies ; volume 4
Studies in critical social sciences ; v. 59.
Studies in critical social sciences. Critical global studies ; v. 4.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Subject Economic development -- Latin America.
Capitalism -- Latin America.
Neoliberalism -- Latin America.
Latin America.
Contents Industrial Colonialism in Latin America; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Tables; Prologue by R.A. Dello Buono; Introduction; 1. Imperialism and Industrial Colonialism; Monopoly, the Role of Science and the Function of the State; Social Relations of Production and Foreign Trade; The Workings of Industrial Colonialism; Imperialism and Nature; Conclusion; 2. Imperialism at the Third Stage; Key Aspects of Crisis; The "Globalization" Strategy; From 1995 Forward; Capital and Nature; Conclusion; 3. The Pattern of Industrial Colonialism.
Barriers to Regional Appropriation of Scientific Knowledge for ProductionNational Innovation Systems in Latin America; The Universities in the Region; External Limits to Export-led Economic Growth; The Different Functional Roles Within the Region; Internal Contradictions; Political Regimes at the Third Stage; Climate Change in Latin America; Conclusion; 4. Industrial Colonialism and Surpluses of Population; The Over-Supply of Labor-Power and Surplus-Population Theory; Deficits and Surpluses of Population; The Surpluses of Population and Their Activities.
Relative Surpluses of Population at the Level of Goods Production and RepairsRelative Surpluses in the Sphere of Commodity Circulation; Surpluses of Population Beyond Capital Valorization; What About Home Labor?; The Nature of the Latin American Migrant Worker and the Historical Record; Remittances and Wage Differentials; The Indigenous Population; Conclusion; 5. Industrial Colonialism and Peasant Production; The Social Character of Peasant Production; From Peasant Production to Infra-Subsistence Production; Social Impacts of Neoliberalism on the Countryside; Conclusion.
Appendix: The Underlying Causes of Underdevelopment in Latin AmericaBibliography; Name Index; Subject Index.
Summary The main underlying contradictions in Latin American development are exposed through a systemic analysis of "industrial colonialism." Figueroa's critical analysis of present imperialism and the neoliberal mode of knowledge creation provides fresh insights into contemporary underdevelopment and the prerequisites for genuine development in the region.
Other Title Print version: 9781299870642