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Dependency Theory

  • By: John Foran
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Dependency theory is an influential perspective from the 1960s in the sociology of development. It remains relevant in the global era for debates about the nature of economic and political change and the impact of the global economy on societies around ...

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