The myth of development

non-viable economies and the crisis of civilization by Oswaldo de Rivero B.

Publisher: Zed Books in London, New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Globalization,
  • Economic development

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [152]-155) and index.

StatementOswaldo de Rivero ; translated by Claudia Encinas and Janet Herrick Encinas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC59.7 .R54 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25095305M
ISBN 109781848135833
LC Control Number2011292723

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The Myth of Development: The Non-Viable Economies of the 21st Century (Global Issues Series) Paperback – October 5, by Oswaldo De Rivero (Author)Cited by: Rivero's book consists of vague and sensational statements. He does no care to delve into any of the topics he addresses and he barely scrapes the surface of what promised for an interesting discussion.

Overall, unconvincing & weak, though easy to read. Excellent political analysis of the development paradigm /5. The Myth of Development: Non-Viable Economies and the Crisis of Civilization, Second Edition Second Edition by Oswaldo De Rivero (Author)Author: Oswaldo De Rivero.

The Myth of Development boldly states that the benefits of development, so long promised over the past sixty years, have not come about for most people.

Nor are they going to. State-driven and market-led development models have both failed. Many countries, and their cities in particular, are collapsing into ungovernable chaotic entities.

Distributed for Zed Books. The Myth of Development boldly states that the benefits of development, so long promised over the past sixty years, have not come about for most people.

Nor are they going to. State-driven and market-led development models have both failed. The message of this courageous book is that the benefits of development, so long promised over the past fifty years, have not come about for most people.

Nor are they going to. The necessary investment is not available and modern technology actually dispenses with labour rather. Highly readable, The Development Myth is a useful tool for understanding the enormous problems for survival that will have to be faced by the poverty-stricken, exploding urban populations of the wrongly called "developing countries".'.

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The Myth of Development. By Oswaldo De Rivero Zed Books, London ISBN 1 9 Pb, pages Reviewed by Mohammed L. Ahmadu [*] ‘Development’ as a catchy phrase in the lexicon of nation-building is much sought after by all countries whether in the First, Second or Third World.

This is what Tepper and Hearn do in the Myth of Capitalism - a book that is a pleasure to read but at the same time a thorough research across oligopolies across the US and the world, in /5().