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Debates on development and its alternatives in Latin America: a brief heterodox guide

@inproceedings{Gudynas2013DebatesOD,
  title={Debates on development and its alternatives in Latin America: a brief heterodox guide},
  author={E. Gudynas},
  year={2013}
}
More than thirty years ago, the Brazilian economist Celso Furtado warned that development was a myth that focused on “abstract objectives such as investment, exports and growth.” These same goals are heard today in Latin America from the most varied political camps, making it clear that the question of development is still an open one. Furtado added that economic development, understood as the idea that “the poor may one day enjoy the same lifestyles as those who are rich today” is “simply… Expand
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