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Buying Local in a Small Import-Dependent Economy


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Dependency theory premises that the colonial powers of Europe benefitted economically by keeping their colonies in a state of low value-added production and import dependence for most of their modern history. Proposed by Latin American and Caribbean scholars as the rationale for persistent underdevelopment in their home countries, the dependency framework has been subject to a barrage of criticism in First World economic literature since the middle of the 20th century. This book revisits the controversial theory in a novel context. It takes a microeconomic perspective, and considers whether consumers in the small, post-colonial state of Barbados would respond to a national 'buy local' campaign message, in the face of constant media exposure, and increasingly liberalized access to First World brands.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC64657
AuthorJoseann Knight
Number of Pages448
Publishing Year2013-09-19T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeSales & marketing
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-07-08 00:00:00
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