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Major Works: Development Studies

You are currently browsing 41–50 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 Economic and Social Structure of Mauritius

    By James E Meade

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1961, this reissue examines the contemporary economic problems of Mauritius alongside those social problems which have a bearing on economic development. As a small and isolated economy, marked by a very rapid rate of contemporary population growth, by an extreme concentration on...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 This book gathers together previously disparate and unpublished data to...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

  3. Education in the Third World

    By Keith Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue examines the crucial question of how the education systems of Third World countries continue to be influenced by the former colonial powers, arguing that decisions and views made early in the twentieth century cannot always be so readily condemned from the standpoint of the 1980s. The...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Education and Development

    Edited by Roger M. Garrett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, this collection represents the combined contributions to an international conference held at the University of Bristol in April 1983. In assessing the complex relationship between education and development, it covers a wide range of countries in its appraisal and presents...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Urbanisation, Housing and the Development Process

    By David Drakakis-Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1981, this book examines the problems of housing provision for the urban poor in developing countries, within the context of the development process as a whole. The investigation concentrates on the political economy of housing investment and illustrates how programmes and...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Seaports and Development

    The Experience of Kenya and Tanzania

    By B. S. Hoyle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This book, originally published in 1983, demonstrates the importance of seaports in the growth of less-developed countries. The author focuses on the character of port activity within the context of transport systems and regional economic planning. General principles of port development are...

    Published November 25th 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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