ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

Trade or Development-Some Reflections on Self-Reliance

Some Reflections on Self-Reliance Johan Galtung It is a gross misunderstanding to reduce self-reliance to a formula for economic relations alone, although that would be in line with the economism of our times and with the assumption that the root of centre-periphery relations is in the economic infrastructure alone. Self-reliance is not a new way of "bridging the gap1' or "catching up" in the sense of equalising GNP per capita or some similar measure.

Dear reader,

To continue reading, become a subscriber.

Explore our attractive subscription offers.

Click here

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top