By Leslie Sklair
This assortment attracts jointly a amazing workforce of authors to discover how capitalism contributes to the improvement and underdevelopment of the 3rd global. It presents an exceptional evaluation of key recommendations comparable to "capitalism", "development","modernization" and "dependency".
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The alternatives are seen to be a return to military rule or a collapse into populist chaos. Marshall spoke of. As Laurence Whitehead’s sombre conclusion puts it: ‘The choice would be between a stunted version of liberal democracy that works, or a generous vision of social democracy that remains a mirage (the Chilean Constitution of 1980 versus the Brazilian Constitution of 1988)’ (Whitehead 1992:154). Recent elections in Latin America point to the emergence of a neo-populism (except that there is little to redistribute) with volatile, inorganic electorates and labile political identities.
18 DEVE LOPM ENT: LODE STAR OR I LLU S ION? Well, then—development: lodestar or illusion? I hope by now my answer is obvious. National development is today an illusion, whatever the method advocated and used. If all our energies are turned in that direction, then capitalism may have the 200 extra years Schumpeter hoped it could create for itself. And with the 200 extra years, the privileged strata of the world may be able to manage a transition to a completely different but similarly inegalitarian world-system.
We know that the future is open and ‘irreducible to a coherent and harmonious design’ and that ‘our dreams are necessarily inconclusive, always being reformulated’ (Lechner 1991:14). We no longer have the blueprint for an (impossible) alternative society, but we do still need to explore the contradictory meanings of those two vital, sought after but never achieved states, namely, development and democracy. One response to the Panglossian acceptance of the ‘end of ideology’ and ‘end of history’ theses is to refuse their very terminology.
Capitalism and Development by Leslie Sklair