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Major Works: Development Studies

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 57 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. 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

  2. The Wealth of Poor Nations

    By C Suriyakumaran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1984, this book considers the contemporary condition of the Third World economy, investigating the structural factors and historical forces, mostly operating in the capitalist world, which underlie the experience of the Third World in the post-war era. The book provides a...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Towards Economic Recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Essays in Honour of Robert Gardiner

    Edited by James Pickett, Hans Singer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1990, this volume considers the question: is there any hope for economic recovery in Africa? Written by a team of leading development economists, the book takes a close look at the economic decline of Sub-Saharan Africa and provides a set of guidelines for promoting economic...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Agricultural Development and Economic Integration in Latin America

    By Montague Yudelman, Frederic Howard

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1970, this study is concerned with both the theoretical and the practical problems involved with agricultural development and economic integration in Latin America, with particular emphasis on those countries which are embraced by the Latin American Free Trade Association.The...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  5. International Indebtedness and the Developing Countries

    By George C. Abbott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1979, this study focuses upon two of the major economic problems faced by developing countries: massive foreign debts and the shortage of foreign funds offered on concessional terms for development purposes. The relationship between the two is highlighted in the effect that debt...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The role of the international financial centres in underdeveloped countries

    By Xabier Gorostiaga, Ludovico Alcorta, Vivianne Prochazka

    This reissue, first published in 1984, presents a study of the key phenomenon of global banking, carried out from special financial centres in underdeveloped countries, which contributed heavily to the contemporary debt crisis. This book gathers together previously disparate and unpublished data to...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Distance Teaching for the Third World

    The Lion and the Clockwork Mouse

    By Michael Young, Hilary Perraton, Janet Jenkins, Tony Dodds

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1980, is based on the experiences of the International Extension College in developing distance teaching. The volume begins by reviewing the world problems of educational quality and quantity, and then examines the ways in which print, broadcasts and group study...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

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