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All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity
Berman, Marshall
Book
1982
Berman examines the clash of classes, histories, and clutures in the modern world, and ponders our prospects for coming to terms with the relationship between a liberating social and philosophical ide...
Between the Lines: How to Detect Bias and Propaganda in the News and Everyday Life
MacLean, Eleanor
Book
1981
An exploration of medthods of "dec-doing" our daily newspapers and radio/TV news. Examines our predominant sources of information (mass media) and indicates the existence of many alternative sources o...
Canadian News Synthesis Project - November 1975: Volume III Number 9
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Latin America: Historical Studies of Chile and Brazil
Frank, Andre Gunder
Book
1967
The four essays in this book offer a sweeping reinterpretation of Latin American history as an aspect of the world-wide spread of capitalism in its commercial and industrial phases.
The Corporations and the State: Essays in the Theory of Capitalism and Imperialism
O'Connor, James
Book
1974
Essays discussing modern U.S. capitalism and imperialism. Each chapter tries to delineate the relationship between 'economic' and 'political' processes, or at least recognize the unity between them. T...
Dependency theory: Wikipedia article
Article
Dependency theory is the notion that resources flow from a periphery of poor and underdeveloped states to a core of wealthy states, enriching the latter at the expense of the former. It is a central c...
Dependent Accumulation and Underdevelopment
Frank, Andre Gunder
Book
Why, while Europe, North America, and Australia have developed, have Africa, much of Asia, and Latin America remained underdeveloped? Andre Gunder Frank shows how world capital accumulation has led to...
Development Education Viewpoints
Article
1976
Educational tools focused on worldwide underdevelopment in a Canadian context.
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
Dilemmas of Domination: The Unmaking of the American Empire
Bello, Walden
Book
2005
Argues that in a not-too-distant future the American empire's hidden weaknesses will pose fatal challenges to American supremacy.
The Economy of Cities
Jacobs, Jane
Book
1970
Ideas about what makes cities rich or poor, how cities grow, and how city growth affects national economies.
For Bread and Hope
Moynihan, Keven (Audio-Visual Studios - Producer)
Slide Show
1976
15 min. slide-tape looking critically at migration and regional under-development in Canada.
Imperialism, Nationalism, and Canada.
Heron, Craig (ed.) Introduction by John Saul and Craig Heron
Book
1977
Interpretations of Canada's status in the system of world imperialism and the internal dynamics of class, race, and region within the Canadian national state.
Imperialism: Pioneer of Capitalism
Warren, Bill
Book
1980
Argues that the accepted theories of imperialism are profoundly flawed.
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent
Galeano, Eduardo
Book
1971
A political economy, a social and cultural narrative, and a powerful description of primitive capital accumulation.
People, Resources and Power: Critical Perspectives on Underdevelopment and Primary Industries in the Atlantic Region.
Burrill, Gary; McKay, Ian
Book
1987
This book is about resources and the reasons why the working people of the Atlantic region have derived so little benefit from the natural wealth which surrounds them.
Recolonization or Liberation: The Bonds of Structural Adjustment and Struggles for Emancipation
Book
1990
According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, structural adjustment is the goal of the economic and social programs which they impose upon indebted Third World governments. Th...
Red and Green: The New Politics of the Environment
Weston, Joe (ed.)
Book
1986
In order for green politics to work, we need to develop a total policy for the environment, a social policy which views capitalist industry as the destroyer of the world we live in.
Restructuring and Resistance: Diverse voices of struggle in Western Europe
Abramsky, Koyla
Book
2000
The book consists of 77 individual chapters, almost all of them written by activists based on their experiences of struggle against the different aspects of capitalist globalisation. Those that aren't...
Situationist International Anthology
Knabb, Ken
Book
1981
A selection of Situationist writings.
Teaching Underdevelopment
Williams, Rick
Article
Development studies is outlined here as one basic approach to education. This article arises out of the 1970 Third World Project at the Ontario Institue for Studies in Educaiton.
Third World: Development of Underdevelopment
Slide Show
1973
Multi-media resource kit examines general international development issues with real-world examples.
Underdevelopment and Education: Selected Annotated Resources For Saskatchewan And Canadian Educators.
Robert Regnier, Jeremy Hull, Michael Murphy
Book
1981
Underdevelopment and Education, a publication on underdevelopment, is intended for the use of "educators who recognize the needs to teach about oppression, to transform the economy, and to strive for ...
Underdevelopment in Atlantic Canada
Article
1981
In this brief three-part study, John Watt examines some of the main issues concerning underdevelopment in the Atlantic provinces.
Underdevelopment in Canada
Article
1977
A collection of articles analyzing underdevelopment in Canada in historical and economic terms.
Underdevelopment in Canada Volume Two
Article
1976
20 articles discussing underdevelopment in Canada.
What Difference Could a Revolution Make?: Food and Farming in The New Nicarauga
Collins, Joseph; with Lappe, Moore Frances; and Allen, Nick
Book
1982
Reports on the dramatic changes brought by the first three years of the Sandinista revolution.
The World Crisis: Its Economic and Social Impact on the Underdeveloped
Castro, Fidel
Book
1983
A reissue of the original edition published in Havana in 1983 under the title: "The World Economic and Social Crisis."

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