Problem

Economic imperialism


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Other Names:
Dependence on economic imperialism
Nature:
Abuse of economic power by one or more states in order to place other nations in a subordinate or client position constitutes economic imperialism. This abuse can take the form of effective foreign control of a nation's economy leaving the appearance but not the reality of sovereignty, for the dependent country.
Incidence:
Economic imperialism, in varying degrees, describes the relation of North to South, but it is also seen in some North-North and South-South contexts.
Related Problems:
Economic intimidation
Problem Type:
C: Cross-sectoral problems
Subject(s):
Dependence
Economic
Date of last update
31.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST