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 .

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He is also well known for suggesting that purely export oriented solutions to development create imbalances detrimental to poor countries.

Online books Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. 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.

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. His last major article, “East and West”, appeared in the volume: Frank died in of complications related to his cancer while under the care of his third wife, Alison Candela.

His second wife was sociologist Nancy Howell, a friend for forty years: He employed some Marxian concepts on political economybut rejected Marx ‘s stages of historyand economic history generally. From until his retirement in he was professor in developmental economy at the University of Amsterdam. During his career, Frank taught and did research in departments of anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, political science, and sociology.

His work in the s focused on world history. This article needs additional citations for verification. Five Hundred Years or Five Thousand. Frank received schooling in several places in Switzerlandwhere his family settled, until they emigrated to the United States in Ironically, his dissertation supervisor was Milton Friedmana man whose laissez faire approach to economics Frank would later harshly criticize. Alter-globalization Anti-globalization Counter-hegemonic globalization Cultural globalization Deglobalization Democratic globalization Economic developmemt Environmental globalization Financial globalization Global citizenship education Global governance Global health History of archaic early modern Military devlopment Political globalization Trade globalization Workforce globalization.


Throughout the s and early s Frank taught at American universities. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

He was married to Underdeevlopment Fuenteswith whom he wrote several studies about social movements, and with Marta he had two sons. He returned to his analysis of global political economy in the new millennium inspired by a lecture he gave at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga SSE Riga.

This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Samir Amin Arjun Appadurai K. 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.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He earned his Ph. Views Read Edit Hunder history. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Retrieved 26 May 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 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Perhaps his most notable work is Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Fran America. His doctorate was a study of Soviet agriculture entitled Growth and Productivity in Ukrainian Agriculture from to Contributions to world-systems theory. 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.

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

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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. In his later career he produced works such as ReOrient: Frank’s theories center on the idea that a nation’s economic strength, largely determined by historical circumstances—especially geography—dictates its global power.


Retrieved from ” https: 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 findings in at Northeastern University. His most notable work during this time was his stint as Professor of Sociology and Economics at the University of Chilewhere he was involved in reforms under the government of Salvador Allende.

Andre Gunder Frank

Library resources about Andre Gunder Frank. In one of his last essays, [3] Frank made arguments about the looming global economic crisis of 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 “world-systems”and we should rather speak about one single World System.

Capital accumulation Dependency Development Earth system Fiscal localism Underddvelopment ecological history of Primitive accumulation Social change World history World-systems. Published init was one of the formative texts in dependency theory.

Frank was a prolific author, writing 40 books. Marta died in Amsterdam in June In he moved to Latin Americainaugurating a remarkable period of travel that confirmed his peripatetic tendencies. He produced over 1, publications in 30 languages. November Learn how and when to remove this template message.