This new edition is fully updated and revised, incorporating the massive changes in the USSR and China in the 1980's. It offers a series of case-studies charting the progress and assessing the achievement of six industrializing countries outside the Western World. It covers the whole range of economic approaches, from those depending wholly on market forces to those that are completely planned.

chapter 1|19 pages

Industrialization: past and present

chapter 2|30 pages

Japan: a meteoric rise

chapter 3|34 pages

The Soviet model: a critical view

chapter 5|33 pages

China: the slumbering giant awakes

chapter 6|28 pages

Brazil: dependent industrialization

chapter 9|8 pages