Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Introduction

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This introductory chapter of the book Industrial Colonialism in Latin America deals with some of the critical problems experienced by Latin America beginning from the end of the 1960s and continuing right up through the present. Theories of dependency dominated the progressive and revolutionary academic and political concerns of the 1960s and 1970s. Critical reflection on the big issues of the region gradually faded away from the literature in favor of more specific themes and case studies. This work seeks to contribute to the revitalization of critical thought. The aim is to unveil the mechanism by which globally created misery becomes concentrated in underdeveloped countries in a context in which global riches flow into the hands of large corporations originating in the more developed countries. Capitalist social relations of production and the division of labor are key variables to the constructs presented in the present work.

Keywords: developed countries; industrial colonialism; Latin America; revitalization; social relations; underdeveloped countries

10.1163/9789004259065_002
/content/books/b9789004259065s002
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Industrial Colonialism in Latin America — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation