Persistent Poverty: Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World. Front Cover. George L. Beckford. Zed Books, Jan 1, – Education – Persistent Poverty. Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World. Author: George L. Beckford. ISBN: Pages and. Persistent Poverty: Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World New York: Oxford University Press, George L. Beckford.
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The persistence of under-development in these countries is attributed to the plantation influence. The way in which plantations plantations Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details have influenced many different aspects of human activity in those countries where they are the dominant economic and social institution is analysed.
Chapter 1 describes the plantation system, identifies countries which are plantation economies and considers the impact of plantations on peasant activity there. Chapter 2 outlines the political economy of change in plantation economy and society, relying heavily on the experience of social, economic, and political change in the Caribbean caribbean Subject Category: Geographic Entities see more detailsbeginning with European colonization of the New World up to the present time.
Chapter 3 examines the social and political dimensions of plantation society and develops an appropriate model of social dynamics. Chapter 4 considers changing patterns of plantation development; in particular changing use of labour labour Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details labour Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details and land, and their effect on the livelihood of people in various places over time.
Chapter 6 considers resource mis-allocation in plantation economy, and indicates that plantations create major misuses of resources resources Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details and account for gross underconsumption existing alongside resource underutilization and poverty poverty Subject Category: Chapter 7 draws on earlier conclusions to explain how the plantation influence contributes to persistent Underdevelopment, showing that the economic, social, and political environment creates formidable Underdevelopment biases which cannot be overcome without breaking up the plantation system.
Chapter 8 considers how this can be done and provides a general outline of possibilities for transformation and change. Chapter 9 briefly restates the fundamental problems and raises certain issues relating to the transition process as well as drawing inferences for other Third World countries.
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