subdesarrollo: notas en honor de André Gunder Frank, editado por Sing Chew chapter festschrift THE UNDERDEVELOPMENT OF DEVELOPMENT: ESSAYS. The Development of Underdevelopment Andre Gunder Frank. Abstract. We cannot hope to formulate adequate development theory and. Development of Underdevelopment or Underdevelopment of Development in China. ANDRE GUNDER FRANK. University of East Anglia. These comments are .

Author: Arara Groshakar
Country: Andorra
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 18 February 2009
Pages: 373
PDF File Size: 12.16 Mb
ePub File Size: 6.47 Mb
ISBN: 683-3-76987-370-2
Downloads: 8136
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Vugore

Five Hundred Years or Five Thousand. Alter-globalization Anti-globalization Counter-hegemonic globalization Cultural globalization Deglobalization Underdfvelopment globalization Economic globalization Environmental globalization Financial globalization Global citizenship education Global governance Global health History of archaic early modern Military globalization Political globalization Trade globalization Workforce globalization.

He has argued that a World System was formed no later than in the 4th millennium BC ; his argument contrasts sharply with the scholarly majority who posit beginnings in the “long 16th century” a position held, for example, by Immanuel Wallerstein.

He produced over 1, publications in 30 languages. Frank was a prolific author, writing 40 books.

Contributions to world-systems theory. Library resources about Andre Gunder Frank.

Andre Gunder Frank

His second wife was sociologist Nancy Howell, a friend for forty years: He gave countless lectures and seminars at dozens of universities and other institutions all around the world in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German and Dutch. November Learn xevelopment and when to remove this template message.

Frank’s theories center on the idea that a nation’s economic strength, largely determined by historical circumstances—especially geography—dictates its global power.

In he moved to Latin Americainaugurating a remarkable period of travel that confirmed grank peripatetic tendencies. Throughout the s and early s Frank taught at American universities.

Frank received schooling in several places in Switzerlandwhere his family settled, until they emigrated to the United States in He returned to his analysis oc global political economy in the new millennium inspired by a lecture he gave at the Stockholm School of Economics in Underdevelopnent SSE Riga.

  ASTM C840-11 PDF

Samir Amin Arjun Appadurai K. Retrieved 26 May Frank wrote widely on the economic, social and political history and contemporary development of the world system, the industrially developed countries, and especially of the Third World and Latin America. Retrieved from ” underdevelooment His most notable work during this time was his stint as Professor of Sociology and Gjnder at the University of Chilewhere he was involved in reforms under the government of Salvador Allende.

His work in the s focused on world history. Marta died in Amsterdam in June Published init was one of the formative texts in dependency theory. Frank was born in Germany to Jewish [1] parents, pacifist writer Leonhard Frank and his second wife Elena Maqenne Penswehr, but his family fled the country when Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor. In his later career he produced works such as ReOrient: His doctorate was a study of Soviet agriculture entitled Growth and Productivity in Ukrainian Agriculture from to Andre Gunder Frank and Professor David Landesauthor of The Wealth and Poverty of Nationsare noted for having come to very different conclusions about the long view significance of economic developments in “the West” during the modern era and publicly debated their developmwnt in at Northeastern University.

Ironically, his dissertation supervisor was Milton Friedmana man whose laissez faire approach to economics Frank would developmfnt harshly criticize.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat This article needs additional citations for verification. During his career, Frank taught and did research in departments of anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, political science, and sociology. Capital accumulation Dependency Development Earth system Fiscal localism Modernization ecological history of Primitive accumulation Social change World history World-systems.

He earned his Ph.

He was married to Marta Fuenteswith whom he wrote several studies about social movements, and with Marta he had two sons. He is also well known for suggesting that purely underdevelopmeng oriented solutions to development create imbalances detrimental to poor countries. Perhaps his most notable work is Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Latin America. Frank also insisted that the idea of numerous “world-systems” did not make much sense indeed, if there are many “world-systems” in the world, then they simply do not deserve to be called undrdevelopmentand we should rather speak about one single World System.


Frank died in of complications related to his cancer while under the gundet of his third wife, Alison Candela. Views Read Edit View underdevelopmentt. Andre Gunder Frank February 24, — April 23, was a German-American economic historian and sociologist who promoted dependency theory after and world-systems theory after Online rrank Resources in your library Resources in other libraries.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In one of his last essays, [3] Frank made arguments about the looming global economic crisis of By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His last major article, “East and West”, appeared in the volume: Frank’s undergraduate studies were at Swarthmore College.

Frank has made significant contributions to the world-systems theory which, according to him, should be rather called the World System one.

Andre Gunder Frank – Wikipedia

From until his retirement in he was professor in developmental economy at the University of Amsterdam. He employed some Devekopment concepts on political economybut rejected Marx ‘s stages of historyand economic history generally.

He published widely on political economy, economic history, international relations, historical sociology, and world history.