Marxism-Leninism,
Imperialism and Dependence

Reading

Required reading

Lenin, V.I. (1916) Imperialism and the Highest Stage of Capitalism
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    Preface

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    (i) Concentration of Production and Monopolies

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    (ii) Banks and their New Role

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    (iii) Finance Capital and the Financial Oligarchy

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    (iv) Export of Capital

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    (v) Division of the World Among Capitalist Associations

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    (vi) Division of the World Among the Great Powers

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    (vii) Imperialism as a Special Stage of Capitalism

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    (viii) Parasitism and Decay of Capitalism

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    (ix) Critique of Imperialism

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    (x) The Place of Imperialism in History

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Stokes, Eric (1969) Late Nineteenth-Century Colonial Expansion and the Attack on the Theory of Economic Imperialism: a case of mistaken identity, Historical Journal, Vol.23, pp.285-301

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Waltz, Kenneth (1979) Theory of International Politics, Chapter 2: Reductionist Theories, pp.18-37

Recommended reading

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Alker & Biersteker (1984) The Dialectics of World Order: notes for a future archaeologist of international savoir faire, International Studies Quarterly, Vol.28, No.2 (Jun 1984), pp.121-142

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Eckstein, A. (1991) Is there a “Hobson-Lenin Thesis” on late nineteenth-century colonial expansion? The Economic History Review, Vol.44, No.2, pp.297-318

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Etherington, Norman (1982) Reconsidering Theories of Imperialism, History and Theory, Vol.21, No.1, pp.1-36

Cain, Peter (1985) ‘Hobson, Wilshire and the Capitalist Theory of Capitalist Imperialism,’ History of Political Economy, Vol.17, No.3, pp.455-460

Reviews of Cain, Peter (1985)
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    Jones, Charles (1993) International Affairs, Vol.69, No.2 (Apr), pp.370-371

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    Graham, L. (1993) Social Science Quarterly, Vol.74, No.3 (Sep), pp.,685-686

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    Kay, C. (1994) Journal of Latin American Studies, Vol.26, No.2 (May), pp.513-515

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    Leogrande, W. (1993) The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol.27, No.2, (Jan), pp.245-248

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    Lowenthal, A. (1992) Foreign Affairs, Vol.71, No.4 (Fall 1992), p.206

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    Maxwell, K. (1993) Foreign Affairs, Vol.72, No.4 (Sep-Oct) 1993, p.165

Dependency

Reading

Required Reading

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Palma, Gabriel (1978) Dependency: a formal theory of underdevelopment, World Development, Vol. 6, pp.881-924

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Kaufman, Chernotsky & Geller (1975) A Preliminary Test of the Theory of Dependency, Comparative Politics, Vol.7, No.3 (Apr 1975), pp.303-330

Recommended Reading

Frank, Andre (1969) Latin America: Underdevelopment or Revolution: essays on the development of underdevelopment and the immediate enemy (New York: Monthly Review Press)

Reviews of Frank, Andre (1969)
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    Ebel, R. (1970), The Hispanic American Historical Review, Vol.50, No.4, pp.745-747

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    MacLeod, M. (1971) The Journal of Economic History, Vol.31, No.2, pp.477-479

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    Mandle, R. (1971) The Annals of the American Academy, Vol.395, pp.202-203

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    Ram, N. (1973) Social Scientist, Vol.1, No.7 (Feb 1973), pp.73-80

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    Sims Taylor, K. (1970), Science & Society, Vol.34, No.1 (Spring 1970), pp.104-106

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    Street, J. (1970), The Journal of Economic History, Vol.30, No.4 (Dec 1970), pp.885-886

Dimus, James (1998), ‘Economic Development Theory and Policy in Latin America,’ chapter in Harry Costing and Hector Vanelli (eds.) Economic Reform in Latin America (Fort Worth: Dryden Press)

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Munck, Ronaldo (2000), Dependency and Imperialism in Latin America: new horizons,’ Chapter 7 in Ronald Chilcote (ed.) The Political Economy of Imperialism: critical appraisals  (Oxford: Rowan & Littlefield)

Further Reading

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Munck, Ronaldo (1981) Imperialism and Dependency: recent debates and old dead-ends, Latin American Perspectives, Vol.8, No.3/4, pp.162-179

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Swan, Philip (1992) Economic Reform in Latin America, Business Economics, Vol.27, No.2, pp.18-23


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