The roots of dependency theory

João Braga
blobMetropolis, 2021
Level: beginner
Perspective: Marxian Political Economy
Topic: Capitalism, consumption, Development, globalization, history of economic thought, inequality, north-south relations, post-capitalism, Racism
Format: Short Film
Duration: 6:23

This video examines the origins of dependency theory in Marxist concepts of imperialism and the South American Structuralist school.

Comment from our editors:

It mostly describes the delinking notion of development through westernised lens specially in the global south. it specially introduces the world system approach rather than nation state approach of managing public resources.


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