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  1. World Hunger

    By Liz Young

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Development

    World Hunger explores the nature and extent of contemporary world hunger, explaining why hunger still persists while agricultural production increases and genetic engineering revolutionises food production and distribution. Numerous case studies, drawn from the North and South, illustrate the...

    Published April 30th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Transport and Development in the Third World

    By David Simon

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Development

    It is widely acknowledged that transport is a necessary condition for development to occur. Transport issues have become highly contentious and politicised. This volume presents a balanced review of transport provision and the development process in the Third World. Providing a comprehensive survey...

    Published July 3rd 1996 by Routledge

  3. Trade, Aid and Global Interdependence

    By George Cho

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Development

    There are complex interrelationships between trade, aid and development, and with the move to a greater integration of economies throughout the world, trade has become a vital factor in the economic, social and political development of Third World nations. Trade, Aid and Global Interdependence...

    Published October 4th 1995 by Routledge

  4. The Arab World

    By Allan M. Findlay

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Development

    Disruption following the Gulf War, and the need to satisfy both rising economic aspirations and the Islamic values of the region's peoples, demands fresh examination of development issues in the Arab world. This introductory text assesses how agricultural, industrial and urban development has...

    Published March 16th 1994 by Routledge

  5. Tropical Africa

    By Tony Binns

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Development

    Tropical Africa is a complex and dynamic region. Occupying a marginal position in the world economic system, the region has seemingly insurmountable problems. This book breaks through the complexities with a straightforward and systematic text supported by concise case studies. Covering topics such...

    Published November 24th 1993 by Routledge

  6. Population Movements and the Third World

    By Mike Parnwell

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Development

    The interrelationship between migration and development is complex. The causes of migration stem from the uneveness of the development process and the effects exert a powerful influence on the pattern and process of development. This volume explores both the concepts and facts behind the main forms...

    Published March 10th 1993 by Routledge

  7. Industrialization and Development in the Third World

    By Rajesh Chandra

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Development

    Developing countries have undergone significant industrialization in the last three decades. Yet industrial growth reveals marked spatial inequalities in terms of both country and location. The Newly Industrialised Countries have achieved spectacular growth in sharp contrast to many other countries...

    Published May 6th 1992 by Routledge

  8. Pacific Asia

    By David W. Drakakis-Smith

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Development

    Pacific Asia - from Burma to Papua New Guinea to Japan - is the most dynamic and productive region in the developing world, the result of an economic explosion fuelled by industrial activity. This is where the Green Revolution began, where more women are employed in factory work than anywhere alse;...

    Published December 4th 1991 by Routledge

  9. Women and Development in the Third World

    By Janet Momsen

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Development

    For all societies, the common denominator of gender is female subordination. For women of the Third World the effects of this position are worsened by economic crisis, the legacy of colonialism, as well as patriarchal attitudes and economic crises.Feminist critique has introduced the gender factor...

    Published March 6th 1991 by Routledge

  10. Tourism and Development in the Third World

    By John Lea

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Development

    What is the thruth behind the paradise beaches in travel brocures? What can a developing country do when one exotic holiday seems much like another, when political instability or environmental disaster can deter tourist for years, when the tourism industry slips into foreign control?Tourism and...

    Published July 6th 1988 by Routledge

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