ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Doha round: Development Round, Neo-Liberal Development

The Doha round of multilateral negotiations has been dubbed the "development round". Ironically, trade circles envisage development in very narrow terms, i e, as a mere corollary of free trade that in turn, comes bound within an ideological framework. This framework assigns a primacy to economic growth sans any redistribution, an acceptance of increasing inequality, and more importantly, a dogmatic belief in the dynamism of markets and private enterprise.

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