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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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71-80 of 119 results in Routledge Library Editions: Development
  1. Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

    By K. L. Gupta

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, this study analyses contemporary research into the role of financial development as a means of accelerating the economic growth of developing countries. The author analyses both the ‘financial structuralist’ and ‘financial repressionist’ schools of thought in order to...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Economic Integration in Africa

    By Peter Robson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1968, this reissue is a study of contemporary international economic policy, with particular emphasis upon economic integration as a means of bringing about a faster rate of economic progress and of helping to overcome poverty. Peter Robson’s book is a study of the rationale of...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Economic Development in East Asia

    By E. Stuart Kirby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1967, this influential study reviews the economic development of 15 countries from East Asia in the period between 1945 and 1965. It deals with a wide variety of factors influencing the development of the region, including the influence of foreign governments (both international...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Education and development in Latin America

    By Laurence Gale

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1969, this volume presents a survey of the contemporary national education system in Latin American countries. Laurence Gale describes the uneven provision of schools for different sections of the community and the problems which arise with the racial, cultural and geographical...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Does Aid Work in India?

    A Country Study of the Impact of Official Development Assistance

    By Michael Lipton, John Toye

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Much about India's economy and aid flows has changed in the last two decades. India's growth rate has quickened since economic liberalisation, the poverty head count has fallen and the volume and composition of its aid have changed as new issues of climate change and the environment have emerged.....

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Development Policy in Small Countries

    Edited by Percy Selwyn

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1975, the main emphasis of this reissued collection is on the various aspects of dependence to which small countries as such are subject, and the policy options in the political and economic field which are open to them....

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Agrarian Reform in Contemporary Developing Countries

    A Study Prepared for the International Labour Office within the Framework of the World Employment Programme

    Edited by Ajit Kumar Ghose

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1983, in association with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), this book is about the meaning, relevance and process of agrarian reform in contemporary developing countries. It includes seven detailed case studies – one each on Ethiopia, Peru, Chile, Nicaragua, Iran,...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Africa and Europe

    From Partition to Independence or Dependence?

    Edited by Amadu Sesay

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    It is now over 100 years since the Berlin Conference of 1884 which started the ‘Scramble for Africa’ whereby the various European powers carved up the African Continent between themselves. During the last century the relationship between Africa and Europe has changed dramatically – from a colonial...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Aid and Inequality in Kenya

    British Development Assistance to Kenya

    By Gerald Holtham, Arthur Hazelwood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1976, considers the rapid rate of economic growth in Kenya, combined with its apparent political stability, to determine whether or not this is indeed a case of ‘growth without development’ and, if so, where the responsibility for aid lies in this situation. The...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Black Africa 1945-1980

    Economic Decolonization and Arrested Development

    By D K Fieldhouse

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    In what ways did economic considerations affect the decision by Britain and France to make their Black African colonies independent? Why were early expectations that independence would lead to rapid and sustained economic development in Africa for the most part disappointed? This title, originally...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge