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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. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Sociology and Politics of Development

    A Theoretical Study

    By Baidya Nath Varma

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Originally published in 1980, this work answers the crucial question of how social change should be guided in the developing countries. Professor Varma begins by posing the problems of the general scope of modernization and the general criteria used in the modernization process. He examines...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Urban Social Movements in the Third World

    Edited by Frans Schuurman, Ton Van Naerssen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, initially published in 1989, considers the upsurge of locally-based movements attempting to improve living conditions in Third-World cities throughout the 1980s. The book presents qualitative, comparative research on the dynamics and constraints of these urban social movements, in a...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Rich World, Poor World

    By Geoffrey Lean

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1978, confronts a whole range of international development issues: hunger, energy, supply, population growth, pollution, the state of the cities, nuclear proliferation. Geoffrey Lean explains the interdependent contemporary crises within developing nations and...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of United States Foreign Aid

    By George M. Guess

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1987, this reissue explores contemporary United States foreign aid policies and thinking in the Reagan era. The author argues that aid policy is often confused as a result of bureaucratic decision-making processes. The book contrasts the experience of the many countries where...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Development and Underdevelopment

    A Profile of the Third World

    By John P. Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1987, this work deals with crucial aspects of development, including disparities in global patterns of production and consumption. John Cole examines the exhaustion of non-renewable resources and the destruction of the natural environment and, on the potentially positive side...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Family Planning in the Third World

    Edited by T. E. Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1973, this book is an attempt to examine the political determinants (as opposed to the more usual emphasis upon consequences) of contemporary population policy formation and action in developing countries, with particular reference to policy relating to family limitation....

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Political Economy of Underdevelopment

    By S. B. D. de Silva

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this reissue deals with the theory of underdevelopment, as Dr. de Silva attempts a synthesis between the internal and external aspects of underdevelopment and, in the Marxist tradition, focuses on the impact of the external on the internal as the dominant reality. Viewing...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Planning and Development in Education: African Perspectives
    By J.C.S. Musaazi
    To Be Published January 4th 2015

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