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

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Political Science, or Political Philosophy

January 19, 1980 trial development. In spite of efforts to develop appropriate technologies in developing countries, the fact is that a major source of technology, capital and management for many poor countries will be the transnational corporations (TMCs). The ability to increase industrial production in many countries will depend' on how effectively they can negotiate with TNCs and pursue policies which will make them serve national goals. There are a number of important efforts under way to strengthen the capacity of developing countries to deal with TMCs. UNlDO is also actively engaged in this effort. Yet the report does not seem to have devoted any attention to this important area of policy and action. It does not require a great deal of foresight to see that the poorer countries which depend most on foreign capital and are moving at the slowest pace may need a great deal of support and advice in this respect.

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