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31-37 of 37 results in Routledge Studies in Development and Society
Women and Identity in Guyana
This book is concerned with the nature of the relationship between gender, ethnicity and poverty in the context of the external and internal dynamics of households in Guyana. Using detailed data collected from male and female respondents in three separate locations, two urban and one rural, and...
Published October 6th 1999 by Routledge
This book explores the linkages between formal and informal housing finance drawing upon the lessons of NGO and micro-finance practices. Both public and private formal finance institutions have experienced great difficulty in lending below a middle-income client group, and are often reluctant to...
Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge
Psychology of Aid provides an original, psychological approach to development studies, focusing as it does on the social aspects of aid and the motivational foundations. Designed as a practical tool for looking at development projects in a new and structured way, the authors bring many of the...
Published May 13th 1998 by Routledge
Dams As Aid brings together key issues in the aid/environment/development debate. Through her examination of dams, Usher sheds light on wider issues of the political economy of aid. Detailed analysis of dams and aid case studies are included, particularly on Nordic dams which provide most graphic...
Published August 20th 1997 by Routledge
The Social and Cultural Ecology of Sustainable Development
This book launches a strategy for sustainable development, starting from a socio-ecological position and developing a model for a socially and culturally supportive community, or 'Life Region'. Special emphasis is placed on the situation of the provincial and peripheral regions of Europe and the...
Published April 9th 1997 by Routledge
Women's Responses to Economic Transformations
Human Security is a development buzzword of the 1990s. To attain security people need to be safe from natural disasters, such as famine, and 'man-made' problems, such as unemployment. Women are a particularly insecure section of society with the impact of deprivation disproportionately shouldered...
Published November 27th 1996 by Routledge
The Language of Global Development: A Misleading Geography
To Be Published June 25th 2014
Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectives
To Be Published August 14th 2014