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  • n. An economic theory which states that the best way for Third World countries to develop is through fostering a strong and varied internal market and to impose high tariffs on imported goods.


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  • Currently, a poorly recognized but longstanding educational doctrine called "developmentalism" Hirsch, 1996; Stone, 1996 permeates the public schooling community.

    [education destroyed] one of the root causes

  • It stood in stark contrast to what became known as "developmentalism" or "Third World nationalism" in the post-war developing world.

    Reviewing Naomi Klein's "The Shock Doctrine"

  • In 1953, the US declared war against "developmentalism" with CIA's first ever coup against Mohammed Mossadegh in Iran.

    Reviewing Naomi Klein's "The Shock Doctrine"

  • I found this use of the term "developmentalism" rather odd since it has always meant a mixture of Walt Rostow type economics internally and free trade treaties externally, such as NAFTA, CAFTA, etc. to me.

    Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

  • But has he truly rethought his old "developmentalism", asks Sue Branford.


  • Rousseff was molded by the ideas of developmentalism and industrialization and did not prominently feature environmentalism in her campaign.

    Nikolas Kozloff: Cancun Climate Summit: Will Brazil Step Up to the Plate?

  • Is this not simply a sign of the theoretical poverty of those social science “experts” who would rehash the Cold War developmentalism of Rostow or Shils where America was purported to be the model for economic, social and scientific development, only now substituting the latest “national” success story as the model?

    China is now Japan

  • Klein does not attack capitalism per se, and is actually very positive about some capitalist approaches e.g. developmentalism; rather, her ire is rightly directed at the corporate plutocracy and its champions.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • According to some, information is central to developmentalism, but genes are not the only mechanisms for information transfer.


  • Nations that were developmentalism models became wastelands with decades of worker gains lost almost overnight.

    Reviewing Naomi Klein's "The Shock Doctrine"


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