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Monopolies and Underdevelopment: From Colonial Past to Global Reality


ISBN13: 9781784718725
Published: October 2015
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £70.00



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This ambitious analysis is centered on the evolution of economic structures in colonized economies, showing the effects of these structures on today’s global reality for all economies, whether they are considered ‘developed’ or ‘underdeveloped.’

With a comprehensive scope encompassing economic structures and their influence on the growth of nations from past to present, Calixto Salomão Filho delves into issues of development, economic structures, social problems, monopolies, globalization, and poverty. This book features a unique combination of economic and legal analysis of development, including the examination of underdevelopment trends based on monopoly growth and the triple drain effects of monopolies on national economies. The result is an illuminating study of historical restriction and exploitation and its impact on present day markets around the world.

Monopolies and Underdevelopment will capture the interest of scholars and readers of the economic theory of development, economic history of underdeveloped countries, and law and development; as well as those involved in Latin American and South Asian studies, international comparative law, and legal history.

Subjects:
Competition Law
Contents:
Introduction: From Colonial Past to Global Reality

Part I The “March of Acceptance”: Economic Power in the History of Ideas
1. The Philosophical View
2. The Economic View
3. The Legal View

Part II Monopolies and the History of Capitalism
1. Colonial Monopoly and Underdevelopment
2. Industrialization and Continuity of Monopolistic Structures
3. Internationalization of Economic Relations and the Internationalization of Monopolies

Part III - Conclusion: The End or Beginning of History?

Index