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Major Works: Forthcoming Development Studies

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books

  1. Disaster Risk

    Edited by Ben Wisner, J. C. Gaillard, Ilan Kelman

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Especially in an era of rapid global environmental change, questions and issues about and around natural hazards and disasters are dizzying in their complexity—and urgency. Answering the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of this fast-moving area, and its vast and...

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Poverty, Progress and Development

    Edited by Paul-Marc Henry

    The studies of poverty, progress and development in this volume, first published in 1991, by a distinguished international roster of authors and researchers, aim to increase knowledge of the social mechanisms of pauperization, marginalization, and the exclusion of certain categories of society; to...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Development Theory

    Four Critical Studies

    Edited by David Lehmann

    The studies in this book, first published in 1979, offer an all-encompassing contemporary critique of the sociology, politics and economics of development as they are ‘conventionally’ taught and disseminated. They also seek to outline the beginnings of a new approach, while not sparing from...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Rural World

    Education and Development

    By Louis Malassis

    First published in 1976, this book examines the issue of rural education, an all-important problem for the less developed countries in the world. Louis Malassis proposes that all citizens should be made aware of the role of agriculture in the economy and that, instead of placing rural education in...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Growing-Up Modern

    The Western State Builds Third-World Schools

    By Bruce Fuller

    The modern state – First and Third Worlds alike – pushes tirelessly to expand mass education and to deepen the schools’ effect upon children. First published in 1991, Growing-Up Modern explores why, how, and with what actual effects state actors so vehemently pursue this dual political agenda....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Infant Mortality, Population Growth and Family Planning in India

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    First published in 1972, this reissue deals with the crucial issue of population explosion, one of the most crucial problems facing the contemporary developing world. Written by a world-renowned demographer and family planning specialist, the book deals specifically with the Indian experience....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Economic Planning and Social Justice in Developing Countries

    By Ozay Mehmet

    First published in 1978, this book was written at a time when belief was high in Western-guided economic development of the emerging countries. The success of Marshall Plan in war-torn Europe generated a US-led optimism that, with generous inflows of aid and technical assistance, the Third World...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The OPEC Fund for International Development

    The Formative Years

    By Ibrahim F. I. Shihata

    The OPEC countries’ collective policy is to offer external development assistance free from political or commercial ties, with the purpose of expressing the solidarity of one group of developing countries with the rest. Since 1976, this policy has found vigorous practical expression in the...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Images and Behaviour of Private Bank Lending to Developing Countries

    By Margee M. Ensign

    The primary questions addressed by this study, first published in 1988, focus on how private bankers made decisions on the creditworthiness of developing countries during the 1970s and what the implications of these decision rules are for the developing countries today. Based on interviews with...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge