By Paul Kellogg
From fur and fish to grease and minerals, Canadian improvement has usually been understood via its dating to export staples. This knowing, argues Paul Kellogg, has led many political economists to imagine that Canadian financial improvement has a direction just like these of staple-exporting economies within the international South, ignoring a extra primary truth: as a complicated capitalist financial system, Canada sits within the center of the realm procedure, no longer at the outer edge or semi-periphery.
In Escape from the Staple Trap, Kellogg demanding situations statistical and ancient analyses that current Canada as susceptible and disempowered, missing sovereignty and fiscal independence. a strong critique of the dominant development in Canadian political economic system because the Seventies, Escape from the Staple capture offers an immense new framework for realizing the exact gains of Canadian political economy.
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