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Major Works: Development Studies

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 71 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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  1. 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 This book gathers together previously disparate and unpublished data to...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

  2. Education and development in Latin America

    By Laurence Gale

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1969, this volume presents a survey of the contemporary national education system in Latin American countries. Laurence Gale describes the uneven provision of schools for different sections of the community and the problems which arise with the racial, cultural and geographical...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

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