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Major Works: Development Policy

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 90 new and published major works in the subject of Development Policy — 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.

New and Published Books

  1. Aid and Inequality in Kenya

    British Development Assistance to Kenya

    By Gerald Holtham, Arthur Hazelwood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1976, considers the rapid rate of economic growth in Kenya, combined with its apparent political stability, to determine whether or not this is indeed a case of ‘growth without development’ and, if so, where the responsibility for aid lies in this situation. The...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The OPEC Fund for International Development

    The Formative Years

    By Ibrahim F. I. Shihata

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The OPEC countries’ collective policy is to offer external development assistance free from political or commercial ties, with the purpose of expressing the solidarity of one group of developing countries with the rest. Since 1976, this policy has found vigorous practical expression in the...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Aid and Dependence

    British Aid to Malawi

    By Kathryn Morton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1975, in conjunction with the Overseas Development Institute, this study examines the case for and against aid for developing nations, taking the specific example of British aid to Malawi’s economic development since independence in 1964. Kathryn Morton suggests that...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Population and Development

    High and Low Fertility in Poorer Countries

    Edited by Geoffrey Hawthorn

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1978, this book explores the vital global issue of high and low fertility in poorer countries through a series of case studies by contemporary experts in the fields of development and demography. These studies examine such issues as: the relations between fertility rates and...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Images and Behaviour of Private Bank Lending to Developing Countries

    By Margee M. Ensign

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The primary questions addressed by this study, first published in 1988, focus on how private bankers made decisions on the creditworthiness of developing countries during the 1970s and what the implications of these decision rules are for the developing countries today. Based on interviews with...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The African Debt Crisis

    By Trevor W. Parfitt, Stephen P. Riley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Assessing both the macro- and micro-economic levels of the contemporary African Debt Crisis, this book, first published in 1989, begins by looking at the origins of the world debt crisis, and then looks closely at the problem as it affects Sub-Saharan Africa. The effects of debt on Africa’s...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge