Advanced

Är en annan värld möjlig? - En studie från urban- till world-bias

Hyldéen, Anton (2006)
Department of Economic History
Abstract
The purpose of this thesis is to explain one aspect of how and why the development in the third world is lagging behind. The precondition is that development through an agricultural revolution is necessary and that all countries benefit from trading. But these two conditions are not met today. By using the urban-bias and the world system theory I have analysed how the situation appears to be according to the precondition. It appears that both the urban-bias and the world system theory are essential to understand how and why the situation in third world still has not reached the same development phase as most other countries. With the urban-bias the elite in the city acquire investments from the rural to urban areas which undermine the... (More)
The purpose of this thesis is to explain one aspect of how and why the development in the third world is lagging behind. The precondition is that development through an agricultural revolution is necessary and that all countries benefit from trading. But these two conditions are not met today. By using the urban-bias and the world system theory I have analysed how the situation appears to be according to the precondition. It appears that both the urban-bias and the world system theory are essential to understand how and why the situation in third world still has not reached the same development phase as most other countries. With the urban-bias the elite in the city acquire investments from the rural to urban areas which undermine the development in rural areas. And according to the world system theory the countries in the third world are thoroughly kept dependent on the richer countries in the north. (Less)
Please use this url to cite or link to this publication:
author
Hyldéen, Anton
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
agricultural development, Urban-bias, world system theory, third world., Social and economic history, Ekonomisk och social historia
language
Swedish
id
1334940
date added to LUP
2006-05-31
date last changed
2010-08-03 10:49:16
@misc{1334940,
  abstract     = {The purpose of this thesis is to explain one aspect of how and why the development in the third world is lagging behind. The precondition is that development through an agricultural revolution is necessary and that all countries benefit from trading. But these two conditions are not met today. By using the urban-bias and the world system theory I have analysed how the situation appears to be according to the precondition. It appears that both the urban-bias and the world system theory are essential to understand how and why the situation in third world still has not reached the same development phase as most other countries. With the urban-bias the elite in the city acquire investments from the rural to urban areas which undermine the development in rural areas. And according to the world system theory the countries in the third world are thoroughly kept dependent on the richer countries in the north.},
  author       = {Hyldéen, Anton},
  keyword      = {agricultural development,Urban-bias,world system theory,third world.,Social and economic history,Ekonomisk och social historia},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Är en annan värld möjlig? - En studie från urban- till world-bias},
  year         = {2006},
}