Michael Kidron

Problems and patterns of development
in overpopulated backward countries
with special reference to Indonesia



From unpublished thesis presented to University of Oxford, Faculty of Social Studies, Balliol College.
Published for the first time here on the Marxists’ Internet Archive (April 2020).
With the kind permission of the Michael Kidron Estate.
Also available as a PDF.
Edited, selected & transcribed by John Rudge.
Marked up by Einde O’Callaghan for the Marxists’ Internet Archive.

Introduction, by John Rudge

Extract 1 – Contents

Extract 2 – Preface

Extract 3 – Problems in the Supply of Capital

Extract 4 – Technical Discontinuities and Natural Monopolies

Extract 5 – Social Unrest and Subversion

Extract 6 – Collectivisation in Russia

Extract 7 – Balanced Growth

Extract 8 – Conclusion: The Need for International Income Transfers

Extract 9 – The Culture System

Last updated on 10 April 2020