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World Crisis and Underdevelopment: A Critical Theory of Poverty, Agency, and Coercion

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2018.07.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Ingram, World Crisis and Underdevelopment: A Critical Theory of Poverty, Agency, and Coercion, Cambridge University Press, 2018, 376pp., $120.00, ISBN 9781108421812. Reviewed by Julian Culp, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt David Ingram offers an empirically rich and normatively subtle discussion of an array of political issues pertaining to globalization. The issues that Ingram addresses in a transdisciplinary manner include global development policy, migration, international trade, human rights and cosmopolitan solidarity. Ingram adopts a critical-theoretical approach that is historically situated and aims at illuminating the ongoing social struggles of our age. Because of the complexity of the struggles that are connected to globalization, this is, indeed, a bold endeavor. Ingram nevertheless succeeds in this project by way of a veritable tour de force through vast tracts of the contemporary economic,. . .

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