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Major Works: Development Studies

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 113 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.

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 Economics of Aid

    By J. M. Healey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1971, this reissue considers the main aspects of foreign aid to developing countries in terms of economic concepts and principles. The author gives an economic definition of aid and considers the motives for giving aid and the principles on which it may be allocated. He looks at...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Does Aid Work in India?

    A Country Study of the Impact of Official Development Assistance

    By Michael Lipton, John Toye

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Much about India's economy and aid flows has changed in the last two decades. India's growth rate has quickened since economic liberalisation, the poverty head count has fallen and the volume and composition of its aid have changed as new issues of climate change and the environment have emerged.....

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of United States Foreign Aid

    By George M. Guess

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1987, this reissue explores contemporary United States foreign aid policies and thinking in the Reagan era. The author argues that aid policy is often confused as a result of bureaucratic decision-making processes. The book contrasts the experience of the many countries where...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Development and the Debt Trap

    Economic Planning and External Borrowing in Ghana

    By Andrzej Krassowski

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Ghana is one of the earliest and most serious examples of the build up of foreign debt by a developing country to support its policies for economic growth. This study, first published in 1974 in conjunction with the Overseas Development Institute, analyses Ghana’s economy over twenty years and...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Family Planning in the Third World

    Edited by T. E. Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1973, this book is an attempt to examine the political determinants (as opposed to the more usual emphasis upon consequences) of contemporary population policy formation and action in developing countries, with particular reference to policy relating to family limitation....

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. African Environments and Resources

    By L. A. Lewis, L. Berry

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1988, this work provides a comprehensive picture of the range of physical environments in Africa, focusing upon those characteristics and issues central to the management of environmental resources. Beginning with an overview of the geographical and environmental history of...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Development and the Environmental Crisis

    Red or Green Alternatives

    By Michael Redclift

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, Michael Redclift’s book makes the global environmental crisis a central concern of political economy and its structural causes a central concern of environmentalism. Michael Redclift argues that a close analysis of the environmental crisis in the South reveals the...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Learning From China?

    Development and Environment in Third World Countries

    Edited by Bernhard Glaeser

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1987, this volume was written to shed some light upon the nature and environmental consequences and wider relevance of development strategies in the Peoples’ Republic of China. It covers industrialisation, food production, energy use and landscape and settlement planning. The...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Factors in Economic Development

    By A. K. Cairncross

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1961, this work is a compendium of essays written by esteemed economist Sir Alexander Cairncross, pertaining to the theme of economic development. A wide cross-section of factors are taken into account in this extensive collection of articles, amongst which are the importance of...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Poverty, Progress and Development
    Edited by Paul-Marc Henry
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  2. Rural Planning in Developing Countries: Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963
    Edited by Raanan Weitz
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  3. Development Theory: Four Critical Studies
    Edited by David Lehmann
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  4. The Rural World: Education and Development
    By Louis Malassis
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  5. Growing-Up Modern: The Western State Builds Third-World Schools
    By Bruce Fuller
    To Be Published April 28th 2015

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