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Southern African Development Coordination Conference Sadcc: An Assessment Of Economic Integration And Reduction Of Dependency In The Region, Eddie E. Ogoun Dec 1987

Southern African Development Coordination Conference Sadcc: An Assessment Of Economic Integration And Reduction Of Dependency In The Region, Eddie E. Ogoun

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This research is aimed at assessing SADCC in relation to the degree to which it has accomplished its own aims, regional economic integration and reduction of dependency. The study has relied on and used the dependency theory which holds that the development in a peripheral capitalist system is a continuous process of dispossessing the less developed countries of their raw materials in favor of maintaining the advancement of the capitalist countries. In short, neo-colonial dependence view of underdevelopment attributes a large part of the Third World's continuing and worsening poverty to the existence and policies of the industrial capitalist ...