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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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81-90 of 119 results in Routledge Library Editions: Development
  1. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Assembling for Development

    The Maquila Industry in Mexico and the United States

    By Leslie Sklair

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1989, this book focuses upon the phenomenon of export-led industrialisation fuelled by foreign investment and technology. He concentrates on Mexico, where US companies have been taking advantage of inexpensive labour to establish "maquila" factories that assemble US parts for...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Agricultural Development and Economic Integration in Latin America

    By Montague Yudelman, Frederic Howard

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1970, this study is concerned with both the theoretical and the practical problems involved with agricultural development and economic integration in Latin America, with particular emphasis on those countries which are embraced by the Latin American Free Trade Association.The...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to the Politics of Tropical Africa

    By Richard Hodder-Williams

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This wide-ranging and informative introduction to politics in tropical Africa, first published in 1984, is essential reading to students, businessmen, government officials and economic advisers alike. Situating the contemporary scene firmly in its historical context, which stresses both...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. America and the Third World

    Revolution and Intervention

    By John Girling

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    John Girling’s book, first published in 1980, investigates the relationship between America and the Third World, centring on three main themes: the nature of American involvement in the Third World, the challenge posed by the rival Super-Power; and the Changes both in US-Soviet relations (from...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. International Finance and Latin America

    By Stephany Griffith-Jones

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, initially published in 1984, examines the evolution of international financial flows to Latin America since 1945, along with their implications for National Development . The book describes how, in each of the first three decades since the war, a new agency emerged (foreign investors...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Integration, development and equity: economic integration in West Africa

    By Peter Robson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1983, is an authoritative study of economic integration among the states of West Africa, focusing upon the issues and experience of the four main initiatives for regional integration in West Africa, namely the Economic Community of West African States, the Mano...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Interdependent Development

    By Harold Brookfield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Rather than being a book about ‘development’ per se, this work, first published in 1975, is instead a book about ideas about development, designed for those drawn by a concern over social injustice into the development field. In a selective review of theory, which gives particular emphasis to the...

    Published February 14th 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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