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  1. The Impact of International Debt Relief

    By A. Geske Dijkstra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    International debt relief continues to be a highly controversial subject. Although many heavily indebted poor countries have received large amounts of debt relief over the past quarter of a century, it doesn’t appear to be enough. This book examines the impact of international debt relief...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Achieving Economic Development in the Era of Globalization

    By Shalendra D. Sharma

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Challenging assumptions about the benefits of specific development practices, this book provides readers with overview of how competing frameworks have developed and the ways that specific development practices reflect specific understandings of the main debates, as well as offering a comprehensive...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Europe's Troubled Region

    Economic Development, Institutional Reform, and Social Welfare in the Western Balkans

    By William Bartlett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The countries of the Western Balkans - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and the province of Kosovo - form a core European region. The region is known for its instability and recent history of wars and civil conflicts, but far less is known about the changes...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Membership Based Organizations of the Poor

    By Martha Chen, Renana Jhabvala, Ravi Kanbur, Carol Richards

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This highly topical volume, with contributions from leading experts in the field, explores a variety of questions about membership based organizations of the poor. Analyzing their success and failure and the internal and external factors that play a part, it uses studies from both developed and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Latecomer Development

    Innovation and knowledge for economic growth

    By Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Padmashree Gehl Sampath

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The most important issue for development centres on the debate about the centrality of knowledge, technology and innovation to the process of economic development. While this much is broadly agreed, what is at issue is the precise mechanics of overcoming economic development challenges in different...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Culture, Institutions, and Development

    New Insights Into an Old Debate

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau, Robert Peccoud

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Does culture matter? This question has taken on added significance since fundamentalist revivalism has recently gained ground in different parts of the world. The old controversy between Max Weber and Karl Marx, which centres around the extent to which cultural factors such as social norms and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. South-South Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Development

    Edited by S. Mansoob Murshed, Pedro Goulart, Leandro A. Serino

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Two prominent features of the current global economy are the world-wide recession brought about by the recent financial crisis, and the emergence of major economic powers from within the developing world such as Brazil, China and India. The former represents the failure of global regulatory...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Universal Social Safety-Net and the Attack on World Poverty

    Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers

    By Anthony Clunies-Ross, Mozammel Huq

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The book is concerned with strategy and tactics for directing that small slice of world income into filling the gap. This must be done country by country, on the initiative of each country’s government: with the maximum involvement of its own civil society, and with the rich world also making a...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Crisis of Rural Poverty and Hunger

    An Essay on the Complementarity between Market- and Government-Led Land Reform for its Resolution

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    M. Riad El-Ghonemy argues that if current trends in government-led and market based land reforms persist the rural poor population in developing countries will continue to rise. Based on nearly half a century of academic and field research this valuable work presents compelling evidence on...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Microfinance, Debt and Over-Indebtedness

    Juggling with Money

    Edited by Isabelle Guérin, Solène Morvant-Roux, Magdalena Villarreal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Although microcredit programmes have long been considered efficient development tools, many forms of debt-induced distress have emerged in their wake. This has brought to light the problem of over-indebtedness, a topic which has been previously underexplored in the literature. This new book, from a...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge