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Globalization and Development

  • S. Javed Maswood
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Abstract

This chapter deals with how globalization has affected growth and development in developing countries. After briefly surveying the debate between proponents and critics of globalization, the chapter essentially seeks to make the point that even as developing countries face a limited menu of choice with the collapse of alternative to neo-classical development models, globalization has provided new opportunities to advance industrialization by linking into global production networks with one single component in the manufacturing process of any product, a task that is presumably easier than establishing a full and comprehensive manufacturing process in any industry. Several developing countries have had considerable success in this endeavor and provide a pathway for others to follow.

Keywords

Country's Development Developmental State Model United Nations Conference On Trade And Development (UNCTAD) General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade (GATT) Special Economic Zones (SEZs) 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Javed Maswood
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  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceAmerican University in CairoNew CairoEgypt

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