Dependency today—finance, firms, mafias and the state: A review of Susan Strange's work from a developing country perspective

  title={Dependency today—finance, firms, mafias and the state: A review of Susan Strange's work from a developing country perspective},
  author={Anna Leander},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  pages={115 - 128}
  • Anna Leander
  • Published 1 February 2001
  • Economics
  • Third World Quarterly
The relevance of Susan Strange’s work to developing countries is often overlooked. This owes more to the disinterest and selective reading of most commentators than to the absence of arguments and threads of thought regarding developing countries in Strange’s writings. One of her major books (Rival States, Rival Firms) deals mainly with structural change in international production and its implications for developing countries. 1 The book is based on case studies of Kenya, Malaysia and Brazil… 
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