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Major Works: Development Policy

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 56 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. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Hungry People and Empty Lands

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1954, this reissue deals with the problem of international tensions arising from demographic and fertility differences, with special reference to such heavily populated Asian countries as China, Japan and India....

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Infant Mortality, Population Growth and Family Planning in India

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1972, this reissue deals with the crucial issue of population explosion, one of the most crucial problems facing the contemporary developing world. Written by a world-renowned demographer and family planning specialist, the book deals specifically with the Indian experience....

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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

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