Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo
One of a pair of posts we will be featuring at The Disorderthis weekend on the Third World Quarterly affair. This first contribution is from Naeem Inayatullah, Professor of Politics at Ithaca College, who has visited with usbefore.
In “The Case for Colonialism” (2017), Bruce Gilley calls for a return to colonialism.He asserts that colonialism brought great benefits to Third World states, that these gains were squandered due to a premature granting of independence to the former colonies, and that only a re-colonization by Western states can develop lost capacities.Many scholars are outraged by Gilley’s publication.Some have called for its retraction while others demand that we ignore it altogether.I think we make a mistake in underestimating this event.
We need not express surprise by Gilley’s presentation.He is only the latest in a long line of scholars and policy makers that have…
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