By Andre Gunder Frank
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The set of needs Burton and his colleagues identify resemble those identiﬁed both by Maslow and by Gandhi. They are the social and psychological conditions we must have to survive, develop, and cope with change. Meeting such needs maintains the key attributes of what political scientist Karl Deutsch (1966) called a “cybernetic actor,” (or we could just say a “human being”). Security, a sense of belonging and self-worth, and even a belief in the possibility of selfrealization are prerequisites for memory, a coherent sense of self, and the possibility of learning.
I argue that meaningful development can be fostered when the privileged learn from the marginalized, and that this can be understood as a fundamental concern of the world’s privileged, even those in its most powerful state, as well as a fundamental concern of the scholarly ﬁeld of International Relations. 1111 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 1 2 3111 4 5 6 7 8 9 20111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 40111 1 2 3 4 45111 2 World organizations and human needs In 1995, the Commission on Global Governance brought worldwide attention to a new concept.
These fundamental needs are not merely the needs of individuals. They have implications for groups and for the relationship between groups and World organizations and human needs 23 1111 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 1 2 3111 4 5 6 7 8 9 20111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 40111 1 2 3 4 45111 governments. When individuals cannot meet fundamental needs by maintaining relationships to existing institutions, they will break those relationships and ﬁnd new identities. ” As Deutsch (1966) demonstrated, modern nationalism arose in large part as a way that people in modernizing societies, confronting great political and economic change, could meet their fundamental needs for identity and recognition.
Latin America: Underdevelopment or Revolution by Andre Gunder Frank