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Major Works: Cities & the Developing World

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New and Published Books – Page 1

  1. Cities and Sustainability

    Edited by Joan Fitzgerald, Michael J. Motta Jr.

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    ‘Sustainability’ is widely recognized as a key objective of urban development in the twenty-first century. But how is it realized in practice? What are its historical origins and its theoretical underpinnings? How does it connect to, or inform, related movements which seek to create more liveable...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. RLE: Development (111 vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Routledge Library Editions: Development will re-issue works which address economic, political and social aspects of development. Published over more than four decades these books trace the emergence of development as one of the most important contemporary issues and one of the key areas of study...

    Published December 17th 2010 by Routledge

  3. RLE: Development

    By Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Development will re-issue works which address economic, political and social aspects of development. Published over more than four decades these books trace the emergence of development as one of the most important contemporary issues and one of the key areas of study...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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

  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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Urbanisation in the Developing World

    Edited by David Drakakis-Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1986, this reissue is concerned with the increased social problems, regional imbalances, and economic dislocation resulting from the alarming growth rate of cities in the developing world. It considers theoretical questions and contains wide-ranging case studies to support the...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Rural Planning in Developing Countries: Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963
    Edited by Raanan Weitz
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  2. Economic Planning and Social Justice in Developing Countries
    By Ozay Mehmet
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  3. Development and Planning: Essays in Honour of Paul Rosenstein-Rodan
    Edited by Jagdish Bhagwati, Richard Eckhaus
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  4. Urbanization in China
    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti, Jiong Wu
    To Be Published July 14th 2015

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