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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. Export Instability and Economic Development

    Edited by Alasdair Macbean

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    When this work was first published in 1966, there was much interest in various types of commodity agreements and compensatory financing as methods of reducing the effects of export fluctuations on the economies of developing countries. The book concluded that short term fluctuations in export...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Education and Development

    Edited by Roger M. Garrett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, this collection represents the combined contributions to an international conference held at the University of Bristol in April 1983. In assessing the complex relationship between education and development, it covers a wide range of countries in its appraisal and presents...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Economic Development in the Tropics

    By B. W. Hodder

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1968, the central aim of this work is to examine the major problems of development confronting contemporary tropical countries. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, the book examines the significance of natural and human resources in development planning in tropical countries;...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Development and the Environmental Crisis

    Red or Green Alternatives

    By Michael Redclift

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, Michael Redclift’s book makes the global environmental crisis a central concern of political economy and its structural causes a central concern of environmentalism. Michael Redclift argues that a close analysis of the environmental crisis in the South reveals the...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Corruption in Developing Countries

    By Ronald Wraith, Edgar Simpkins

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1963, this study of corruption in the developing countries of Africa takes as its point of comparison Britain, pre-1880, as the authors question whether Britain’s experience in overcoming corruption can throw any light the means of overcoming corruption in contemporary developing...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Circulation in Third World Countries

    Edited by R Mansell Prothero, Murray Chapman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Circulation is common in Third World countries and involves reciprocal flows of people, goods and ideas. The essays in this volume, first published in1985, discuss concepts associated with circulation in its various forms, and they present empirical evidence based on field work from holistic,...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Food and Poverty

    The Political Economy of Confrontation

    By Radha Sinha

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1976, this book deals with contemporary tensions between the West and the Third World, caused by hunger, malnutrition and poverty, perpetuated by an imbalance in the distribution of world resources. The book deals with the issue of malnutrition in the Third World, which owes much...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Food Aid and the Developing World

    Four African Case Studies

    By Christopher Stevens

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Food aid is a controversial form of development assistance and this book, first published in 1979, seeks to counter allegations from critics by taking account of both direct and indirect affects. Based on field research in Tunisia, Botswana, Upper Volta and Lesotho, it considers aid from the UK,...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Factors in Economic Development

    By A. K. Cairncross

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1961, this work is a compendium of essays written by esteemed economist Sir Alexander Cairncross, pertaining to the theme of economic development. A wide cross-section of factors are taken into account in this extensive collection of articles, amongst which are the importance of...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Export-Oriented Industrialisation

    The ASEAN Experience

    By Mohammed Ariff, Hal Hill

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1985, this study is a comparative examination of industrialisation and industrial policy from the early 1960s to the early 1980s in the five original member countries of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN): namely Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge