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Routledge Library Editions: Development

Routledge Library Editions: Development will re-issue works which address economic, political and social aspects of development. Published over more than four decades these books trace the emergence of development as one of the most important contemporary issues and one of the key areas of study for modern social science.

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  1. Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume I

    Economic Structure and Change, 1822-1947

    By Nathaniel H Leff

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this work offers an analysis Brazil’s long-term economic history and development, spanning the period from independence to post-war industrial growth. The book focuses upon the classic problem of why Brazil failed to develop economically during the nineteenth century in a...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Theories of Development

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Dr Preston’s book, first published in 1982, presents a critical history of development studies since the Second World War, linking the recent, neo-Marxist, debate with the whole tradition in the field, going back to the work of economists like Arthur Lewis. He identifies a series of ‘schools’ and...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Third World in Soviet Military Thought

    By Mark Katz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this study traces the development of Soviet military thinking on the Third World and assesses its importance for the conduct of Soviet foreign policy. Changes in Soviet military thought often reflect changes in Soviet attitudes towards and expectations from involvement in...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Latin American Theories of Development and Underdevelopment

    By Cristóbal Kay

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Upon its publication in 1989, this was the first systematic and comprehensive analysis of the Latin American School of Development and an invaluable guide to the major Third World contribution to development theory. The four major strands in the work of Latin American Theorists are: structuralism,...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Urbanisation in the Developing World

    Edited by David Drakakis-Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1986, this reissue is concerned with the increased social problems, regional imbalances, and economic dislocation resulting from the alarming growth rate of cities in the developing world. It considers theoretical questions and contains wide-ranging case studies to support the...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume II

    Reassessing the Obstacles to Economic Development

    By Nathaniel H Leff

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this work builds on the detailed economic history of Brazil in its companion volume: "Economic Structure and Change, 1822-1947", assessing and challenging the established interpretations. The book covers in depth the causes of the Northeast’s poor economic experience and...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Towards Economic Recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Essays in Honour of Robert Gardiner

    Edited by James Pickett, Hans Singer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1990, this volume considers the question: is there any hope for economic recovery in Africa? Written by a team of leading development economists, the book takes a close look at the economic decline of Sub-Saharan Africa and provides a set of guidelines for promoting economic...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Trade and Developing Countries

    By Kathryn Morton, Peter Tulloch

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, initially published in 1977, is an introduction to contemporary trading positions and problems of developing countries. The authors examine the main export options of Third World countries and consider the roles of the key international organisations – GATT, UNCTAD, etc – and those of...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Wealth of Poor Nations

    By C Suriyakumaran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1984, this book considers the contemporary condition of the Third World economy, investigating the structural factors and historical forces, mostly operating in the capitalist world, which underlie the experience of the Third World in the post-war era. The book provides a...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Third World Industrialization in the 1980s

    Open Economies in a Closing World

    Edited by Raphie Kaplinsky

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, this work explores the issues surrounding the industrialisation of the Third World at the beginning of the 1980s. The expectation that Newly Industrialising Countries would facilitate industrial growth via an outward-orientated strategy had begun to be the combination of...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge