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Major Works: Development Policy

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 43 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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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. Theories of Economic Development and Growth

    By Y. S. Brenner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1966, this work summarises the theories of economic growth, both ancient and modern, and presents them in a form particularly suitable for university students, both in the developing world and elsewhere. The objective is to enable students to assess the major factors making for...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Towards Financial Independence in a Developing Economy

    An Analysis of the Monetary Experience of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1952-1963

    By R. A. Sowelem

    First published in 1967, this is a unique study of the establishment of the Bank of Rhodesia and Nyasland – a central bank and London-type money market in a financially externally dependent economy. The book deals with the adaptation and initiation of financial institutions in a developing country...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Wealth of Poor Nations

    By C Suriyakumaran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1984, this book considers the contemporary condition of the Third World economy, investigating the structural factors and historical forces, mostly operating in the capitalist world, which underlie the experience of the Third World in the post-war era. The book provides a...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Towards Economic Recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Essays in Honour of Robert Gardiner

    Edited by James Pickett, Hans Singer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1990, this volume considers the question: is there any hope for economic recovery in Africa? Written by a team of leading development economists, the book takes a close look at the economic decline of Sub-Saharan Africa and provides a set of guidelines for promoting economic...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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

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