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  1. Rural Planning in Developing Countries

    Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963

    Edited by Raanan Weitz

    First published in 1965, this reissue is a report on the Second Rehovoth Conference of August 1963, convened by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Abba Eban, in order to enable the scientists and political leaders of developing countries to establish meaningful communication on the...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Theories of Development

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Dr Preston’s book, first published in 1982, presents a critical history of development studies since the Second World War, linking the recent, neo-Marxist, debate with the whole tradition in the field, going back to the work of economists like Arthur Lewis. He identifies a series of ‘schools’ and...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Socialism and Underdevelopment

    By Ken Post, Philip Wright

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    In this book, first published in 1989, Ken Post and Phil Wright provide a critical analysis of socialist construction in underdeveloped countries. Pointing out that all the socialist revolutions of the twentieth century have occurred in underdeveloped peripheral capitalist countries, they focus on...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Economic Development and Inequality in China

    The Case of Guangdong

    By Hong Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The conventional belief that all regions have equally benefited from China’s remarkable development over the last three decades is subjected to criticism in this book as Hong Yu systematically analyses the issue of regional inequality during the post-1978 period using the case of Guangdong....

    Published October 21st 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Political Economy of Aid in Palestine

    Relief from Conflict or Development Delayed?

    By Sahar Taghdisi-Rad

    Series: Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    Despite for many years receiving the highest per capita aid worldwide, the economies of the West Bank and Gaza Strip have failed to achieve any lasting developmental outcomes and suffer from major weaknesses which undermine their very survival. This book argues that the dominant, mainstream...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Modernity and Malaysia

    Settling the Menraq Forest Nomads

    By Alberto Gomes

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Bringing together over thirty years of detailed ethnographic research on the Menraq of Malaysia, this fascinating book analyzes and documents the experience of development and modernization in tribal communities. Descendents of hunter-gatherers who have inhabited Southeast Asia for about 40,000...

    Published August 15th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Devolution, Regionalism and Regional Development

    The UK Experience

    Edited by Jonathan Bradbury

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Devolution, Regionalism and Regional Development provides an overview and critical perspective on the impact of devolution on regionalism in the UK since 1999, taking a research-based look at issues central to the development of regionalism: politics, governance and planning. This...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  8. World City Syndrome

    Neoliberalism and Inequality in Cape Town

    By David A. McDonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The literature on ‘world cities’ has had an enormous influence on urban theory and planning alike. From Manila to London, academics and policy makers have attempted to understand, and to some extent strive for, world city status. This book is a study of Cape Town’s standing in this network of urban...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Labour, Globalization and the State

    Workers, Women and Migrants Confront Neoliberalism

    Edited by Debdas Banerjee, Michael Goldfield

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book explores the impact of neoliberal globalization on labour markets and the state in the developed and developing world. It focuses especially on the United States and the economies of Asia – in particular, India. Liberalized trade and investment are thought by neoliberals to be the best...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Security in Post-Conflict Africa

    The Role of Nonstate Policing

    By Bruce Baker

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    Policing is undergoing rapid change in Africa as a result of democratization, the commercialization of security, conflicts that disrupt policing services, and peace negotiations among former adversaries. These factors combined with the inability of Africa’s state police to provide adequate...

    Published August 5th 2009 by CRC Press