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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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41-50 of 119 results in Routledge Library Editions: Development
  1. The Geography of Underdevelopment

    A Critical Survey

    By Dean Forbes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, this title discusses the emergence of both the orthodox and political economy based approaches to underdevelopment in geography , critically assessing their strengths and weaknesses, and showing the relationship between intellectual developments and changing material...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Development of Capitalism in Africa

    By John Sender, Sheila Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1986, this work challenges underdevelopment analyses of Africa’s past experiences and future prospects, and builds upon a very wide range of recent historical research to argue that the impact of Capitalism has resulted in economic progress and significant improvements in living...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Social Policy in Developing Countries

    By Arthur Livingstone

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1969, is a study of contemporary social policy in developing countries, which places the emphasis upon the human needs and requirements for social change which confront any people and any government, wherever their political and international affiliations lie,...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Socialism and Underdevelopment

    By Ken Post, Philip Wright

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    In this book, first published in 1989, Ken Post and Phil Wright provide a critical analysis of socialist construction in underdeveloped countries. Pointing out that all the socialist revolutions of the twentieth century have occurred in underdeveloped peripheral capitalist countries, they focus on...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Seaports and Development

    The Experience of Kenya and Tanzania

    By B. S. Hoyle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This book, originally published in 1983, demonstrates the importance of seaports in the growth of less-developed countries. The author focuses on the character of port activity within the context of transport systems and regional economic planning. General principles of port development are...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. West African Trade

    A Study of Competition, Oligopoly and Monopoly in a Changing Economy

    By P. T. Bauer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This groundbreaking work from the hugely influential economist P. T. Bauer, first published in 1954 and reissued with a new introduction in 1963, is a thorough and detailed analysis of the findings of the Colonial Economic Research Committee, from their investigation into the structure of West...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Womens' Roles and Population Trends in the Third World

    Edited by Richard Anker, Marya Buvinic, Nadia H. Youssef

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this collection was the result of an ambitious and wide-ranging, inter-disciplinary research programme conducted by the International Labour Office (ILO) on the relationship between women’s roles and demographic change, with a view to influencing contemporary government and...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Development

    Essays on Development and Southeast Asia

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1987, this volume stresses the importance of development studies for sociology, as P. W. Preston argues that this field of study is emerging from the technical social scientific ghetto back into the mainstream of the ‘classical tradition’ of social theorizing, represented by Marx...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Patterns of Caribbean Development

    An Interpretive Essay on Economic Change

    By Jay Mandle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this study attempts to put contemporary Caribbean development into historical perspective. By first constructing a Marxist framework for the study of development , Jay Mandle assesses the reasons why the region emerged underdeveloped and evaluates post-world-war two efforts...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Proletarianisation in the Third World

    Studies in the Creation of a Labour Force Under Dependent Capitalism

    Edited by Barry Munslow, Henry Finch

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, this collection of twelve case studies examines the emergence of a free wage-labour force in all regions of the third world. Although the struggle and conflict through which the proletariat has achieved a degree of class consciousness is not neglected, the more dominant...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Planning and Development in Education: African Perspectives
    By J.C.S. Musaazi
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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