dualistic development

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An extension of the dualism concept in development economics.


dualistic development (uncountable)

  1. (economics) The concept that the relationship between the rich and the poor countries is just a global version of the dualism that we see in every aspect of life; a concept that in interrelations the superior elements do little or nothing to pull up the inferior elements, and may serve to push them down.