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    The Structure of Neo-Colonialism: The Case of the Irish Republic

    Breathnach, Proinnsias (1980) The Structure of Neo-Colonialism: The Case of the Irish Republic. Antipode, 12 (1). pp. 66-72. ISSN 0066-4812

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    A common characteristic of studies of development emanating from advanced capitalist countries is the use of descriptive rather than structural categorisations. A celebrated example from the discipline of economics is Rostow's schema whereby individual countries are placed in one of five supposedly sequential "stages of economic growth" depending on the presence or absence of certain characteristics. According to this formulation, there is no basic distinction between "developed" and "underdeveloped" countries. Instead, there exists a "continuum" of development ;anging from "least" to "most" developed.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Structure; Neo-Colonialism; Irish Republic;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Geography
    Item ID: 9201
    Depositing User: Proinnsias Breathnach
    Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2018 16:35
    Journal or Publication Title: Antipode
    Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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