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  1. Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume II

    Reassessing the Obstacles to Economic Development

    By Nathaniel H Leff

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this work builds on the detailed economic history of Brazil in its companion volume: "Economic Structure and Change, 1822-1947", assessing and challenging the established interpretations. The book covers in depth the causes of the Northeast’s poor economic experience and...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Sociology and Politics of Development

    A Theoretical Study

    By Baidya Nath Varma

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Originally published in 1980, this work answers the crucial question of how social change should be guided in the developing countries. Professor Varma begins by posing the problems of the general scope of modernization and the general criteria used in the modernization process. He examines...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Urban Social Movements in the Third World

    Edited by Frans Schuurman, Ton Van Naerssen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, initially published in 1989, considers the upsurge of locally-based movements attempting to improve living conditions in Third-World cities throughout the 1980s. The book presents qualitative, comparative research on the dynamics and constraints of these urban social movements, in a...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Industralization of China and India

    Their Impacts on the World Economy

    Edited by Nobuharu Yokokawa, Jayati Ghosh, Bob Rowthorn

    This book provides new perspectives on recent Asian dynamism which go beyond the mainstream views, by attempting to situate the recent economic expansion within a broader analysis of capitalist accumulation and the various processes that it generates both within and across economies. The...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Development and Underdevelopment

    A Profile of the Third World

    By John P. Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1987, this work deals with crucial aspects of development, including disparities in global patterns of production and consumption. John Cole examines the exhaustion of non-renewable resources and the destruction of the natural environment and, on the potentially positive side...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Family Planning in the Third World

    Edited by T. E. Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1973, this book is an attempt to examine the political determinants (as opposed to the more usual emphasis upon consequences) of contemporary population policy formation and action in developing countries, with particular reference to policy relating to family limitation....

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Political Economy of Underdevelopment

    By S. B. D. de Silva

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this reissue deals with the theory of underdevelopment, as Dr. de Silva attempts a synthesis between the internal and external aspects of underdevelopment and, in the Marxist tradition, focuses on the impact of the external on the internal as the dominant reality. Viewing...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Geography of Underdevelopment

    A Critical Survey

    By Dean Forbes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, this title discusses the emergence of both the orthodox and political economy based approaches to underdevelopment in geography , critically assessing their strengths and weaknesses, and showing the relationship between intellectual developments and changing material...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Development of Capitalism in Africa

    By John Sender, Sheila Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1986, this work challenges underdevelopment analyses of Africa’s past experiences and future prospects, and builds upon a very wide range of recent historical research to argue that the impact of Capitalism has resulted in economic progress and significant improvements in living...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Social Policy in Developing Countries

    By Arthur Livingstone

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1969, is a study of contemporary social policy in developing countries, which places the emphasis upon the human needs and requirements for social change which confront any people and any government, wherever their political and international affiliations lie,...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge