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Socialist Modernity and the Birth of the Third World

Sara Lorenzini

in Global Development: A Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691180151
eISBN:
9780691185569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180151.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the Soviet Union attacked Point Four as “A Program for Expansion under a Screen of Anti-Communism” that was no different from older forms of imperialism. While condemning ... More


From Reconstruction to the Post-War Boom

José Antonio Ocampo

in The World Economy through the Lens of the United Nations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817345
eISBN:
9780191858864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817345.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the early post-war history of the world economy as reviewed in the Survey. It first looks at the task of reconstruction, which the Survey considered to have been very successful. ... More


A Pure Theory of Underdeveloped Economies

James A. Mirrlees

in Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295211
eISBN:
9780191685095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295211.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses ‘pure theory’ analysis, so-called because it mostly ignores many important features of underdeveloped countries in order to concentrate on one relationship. The discussion also ... More


Resources, Environment, and Development: The Difficult Nexus

Sara Lorenzini

in Global Development: A Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691180151
eISBN:
9780691185569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180151.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies how the linkage between state power and large-scale projects that ruled during the modernization years entered a crisis in the 1970s, when modernity ceased to be an end in itself ... More


Social Security in Developing Countries

Ehtisham Ahmad, Jean Drèze, John Hills, and Amartya Sen (eds)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198233008
eISBN:
9780191678967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233008.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The term ‘social security’ has a very different meaning in underdeveloped countries and is best understood as poverty alleviation. This book attempts to define social security in the Third World and ... More


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