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Renewing the wealth of nations

Pretes, Michael


This thesis explores how capital flows are linked to economic development and proposes an alternative pathway to enhancing livelihoods in the marginal spaces of the global economy, drawing on examples from North America and the Pacific. Mainstream theories of development are largely based on European and North American examples, and argue for a progression of developmental stages from agriculture to industry to services, based on a flow of capital from core to periphery. Such theories are not...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-01-04T03:40:45Z
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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