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Major Works: Development Studies

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 156 new and published major works in the subject of Development Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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.

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  1. Fiscal Policy in Underdeveloped Countries

    With Special Reference to India

    By Raja J. Chelliah

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Originally published in 1960, with a second edition in 1969, this book is of special interest for having been the first systematic attempt to discuss problems of fiscal policy from the point of view of promoting economic growth in underdeveloped countries. It deals mainly with problems of tax...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Black Africa 1945-1980

    Economic Decolonization and Arrested Development

    By D K Fieldhouse

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    In what ways did economic considerations affect the decision by Britain and France to make their Black African colonies independent? Why were early expectations that independence would lead to rapid and sustained economic development in Africa for the most part disappointed? This title, originally...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Theories of Economic Development and Growth

    By Y. S. Brenner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1966, this work summarises the theories of economic growth, both ancient and modern, and presents them in a form particularly suitable for university students, both in the developing world and elsewhere. The objective is to enable students to assess the major factors making for...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Economic Development in East Asia

    By E. Stuart Kirby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1967, this influential study reviews the economic development of 15 countries from East Asia in the period between 1945 and 1965. It deals with a wide variety of factors influencing the development of the region, including the influence of foreign governments (both international...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Persistent Underdevelopment

    Change and Economic Modernization in the West Indies

    By Jay Mandle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1996, this insightful and informative text examines the post-emancipation and recent economic history of the Commonwealth Caribbean. Jay R. Mandle offers an explanation of the region’s continuing underdevelopment. Through the use of an analytical framework derived from the works...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Patterns of Caribbean Development

    An Interpretive Essay on Economic Change

    By Jay Mandle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this study attempts to put contemporary Caribbean development into historical perspective. By first constructing a Marxist framework for the study of development , Jay Mandle assesses the reasons why the region emerged underdeveloped and evaluates post-world-war two efforts...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Theory and Experience of Economic Development

    Essays in Honour of Sir Arthur Lewis

    Edited by Mark Gersovitz, Carlos F. Diaz-Alejandro, Gustav Ranis, Mark R. Rosenzweig

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This volume, first published in 1982, is a collection of original essays written to honour Professor W. Arthur Lewis, 1979 co-winner of the Nobel Prize in economics. The authors, an international group of distinguished scholars, address a varied set of specific issues reflecting Professor Lewis’...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Export-Oriented Industrialisation

    The ASEAN Experience

    By Mohammed Ariff, Hal Hill

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1985, this study is a comparative examination of industrialisation and industrial policy from the early 1960s to the early 1980s in the five original member countries of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN): namely Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Industrial Structure and Policy in Less Developed Countries

    By Colin Kirkpatrick, N. Lee, Fred Nixson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, this textbook analyses, at both aggregate and micro economic levels, the contemporary industrial conditions in Third World countries and relates this to the process of economic growth and structural transformation. Drawing upon both industrial and development economics,...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Towards Financial Independence in a Developing Economy

    An Analysis of the Monetary Experience of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1952-1963

    By R. A. Sowelem

    First published in 1967, this is a unique study of the establishment of the Bank of Rhodesia and Nyasland – a central bank and London-type money market in a financially externally dependent economy. The book deals with the adaptation and initiation of financial institutions in a developing country...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge