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  Samir Amin  
   
 
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Samir Amin (1931- ) was director of IDEP for ten years, executive director of CODESRIA in Dakar (1973-80), and since then has been director of the Forum du Tiers Monde (1980- ). He was born in Egypt and educated at the Institute of Political Science and the National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies in Paris. His most recent publications include Spectres of Capitalism: A Critique of Current Intellectual Fashions; Capitalism in the Age of Globalization: The Management of Contemporary Society; Obsolescent Capitalism; and The Liberal Virus.

 

 
   
 
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