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By Utsa Patnaik,Prabhat Patnaik,Akeel Bilgrami,David Harvey

In A idea of Imperialism, the economists Utsa Patnaik and Prabhat Patnaik current a brand new concept of the origins and mechanics of capitalism that sounds an alarm approximately its ongoing viability. Their thought facilities on alternate among the middle economies of the worldwide North and the tropical and subtropical nations of the worldwide South and considers how the call for for commodities (such as agricultural items and oil) from the South has perpetuated and solidified an imperialistic courting. The Patnaiks discover the dynamics of this technique and speak about options which may let the economies of the South to accomplish higher prosperity with out destructive the economies of the North. the result's an unique idea of imperialism that brings to mild the crippling obstacles of neoliberal capitalism.

A concept of Imperialism additionally encompasses a reaction to this concept through David Harvey, who translates the agrarian process in a different way and sees different components affecting alternate among the North and the South. A rejoinder from the Patnaiks follows. Their debate is without doubt one of the so much provocative exchanges but over the way forward for the worldwide economic system as assets develop skinny, populations explode, and common prosperity turns into ever extra elusive.

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