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      Capitalist Development and Agrarian Change on the Latin American Periphery

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            We are witnessing today a new phase in the national and global development of the productive forces where intellectual property and ownership of patents has become a key component of the imperialist system of domination under the aegis of neoliberal capitalism. This article explores the implications of this development for the agricultural sector and seeks to unravel fundamental features of the restructuring and capitalist development process involved, with particular reference to the new geoeconomics of capital (the evolution of extractive capitalism) in Latin America.

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            10.13169
            worlrevipoliecon
            World Review of Political Economy
            Pluto Journals
            2042891X
            20428928
            Summer 2018
            : 9
            : 2
            : 211-234
            Article
            worlrevipoliecon.9.2.0211
            10.13169/worlrevipoliecon.9.2.0211
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            Political economics
            monopoly capital,patenting,extractive capitalism,agribusiness,resistance

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