ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Developmentalism:Towards A New Regime

The change in thinking on development is best expressed in the abandonment of the belief in autonomy and equality as the fundamental principles of the world order. Although the term development cooperation is still used, the egalitarianism, that the concept implied has been replaced by a more pedantic, even punitive, tone. The idealism of incorporating developing countries into a coordinated alliance of states and peoples has been replaced by a stratified order in which most nations realise that they remain dependent and subordinate to the west, and subject to the discipline of the capitalist market.

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