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Major Works: Development Studies

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 104 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. The Rural World

    Education and Development

    By Louis Malassis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    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...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Growing-Up Modern

    The Western State Builds Third-World Schools

    By Bruce Fuller

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    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....

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume I

    Economic Structure and Change, 1822-1947

    By Nathaniel H Leff

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this work offers an analysis Brazil’s long-term economic history and development, spanning the period from independence to post-war industrial growth. The book focuses upon the classic problem of why Brazil failed to develop economically during the nineteenth century in a...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Hungry People and Empty Lands

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1954, this reissue deals with the problem of international tensions arising from demographic and fertility differences, with special reference to such heavily populated Asian countries as China, Japan and India....

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

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

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    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....

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

    By K. L. Gupta

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, this study analyses contemporary research into the role of financial development as a means of accelerating the economic growth of developing countries. The author analyses both the ‘financial structuralist’ and ‘financial repressionist’ schools of thought in order to...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Economic Development in the Tropics

    By B. W. Hodder

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1968, the central aim of this work is to examine the major problems of development confronting contemporary tropical countries. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, the book examines the significance of natural and human resources in development planning in tropical countries;...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Money and Finance in Africa

    The Experience of Ghana, Morocco, Nigeria, the Rhodesias and Nyasaland, the Sudan and Tunisia from the establishment of their central banks until 1962

    By Erin E J Fleetwood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1964, describes the contemporary problems faced and solutions found by the monetary and financial authorities of six African countries: Ghana, Morocco, Nigeria, the Rhodesias, the Sudan and Tunisia, from the establishment of their central banks until 1962.This...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Federalism and economic growth in underdeveloped countries

    By Ursula Hicks

    First published in 1961, this reissue is based upon the proceedings of a working party conference held at Exeter in September 1959 and deals with the experiences of older federations, the constraints of the traditional social order, the stark economic needs of the contemporary economic situation,...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge