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Major Works: Development Theory

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 38 new and published major works in the subject of Development Theory — 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 Afro-Asian States and their Problems

    By K. M. Panikkar

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue of Sandar Panikkar’s 1959 book is based upon a series of lectures given at the Institut d’Etude de Development Economique et Social, which spotlights the problems faced by the multitude of African and Asian states which achieved independence between 1945 and 1957. From Asia, the author...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Corruption in Developing Countries

    By Ronald Wraith, Edgar Simpkins

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1963, this study of corruption in the developing countries of Africa takes as its point of comparison Britain, pre-1880, as the authors question whether Britain’s experience in overcoming corruption can throw any light the means of overcoming corruption in contemporary developing...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Conflict Intervention in the Third World

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1980, this volume brings together seven case studies of regional conflicts in the Third World and great, particularly super, power involvement in those conflicts. While a number of factors relating to the origins and course of such conflicts and great power motivations are bound...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Regional Security in the Third World

    Case Studies from Southeast Asia and the Middle East

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1986, argues that there is a radical difference between the use of the term ‘Regional Security’ when applied to the Third World rather than the developed world. It explores the concept of regional security and shows how items which make for regional security in the...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Military Regimes and Development

    A Comparative Analysis in African Societies

    By Olatunde Odetola

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this book aims to examine the role that ruling military governments have played in African development. Dr Odetola discusses military organisational values and skills in modernisation and argues that the evocation and application of these values and skills depends on the...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  6. A Third World Proletariat?

    By Peter C. Lloyd

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1982, is concerned with the rapid contemporary metropolitan development in the Third World, at a time when manufacturing and public service sectors were expending at a terrific rate. Nevertheless, the phenomenal growth of the metropolitan cities brings with it an...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Power and Independence

    Urban Africans' Perception of Social Inequality

    By Peter C. Lloyd

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1974, this study, by a social anthropologist who has lived, taught and researched in Nigeria, explores how the Yoruba of Nigeria living in Ibadan and Lagos perceive the society in which they live. Their views on stratification and social inequality in particular are related to...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. A New Concept of Development

    Basic Tenets

    By François Perroux

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1983, François Perroux’s A New Concept of Development analyses the major paradox of our era: the desire for progress and the mistrust of its consequences. The authors argues that the approach to the question of development may be the key to understanding both the present and what...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Development and Underdevelopment in Historical Perspective

    Populism, Nationalism and Industrialisation

    By Gavin Kitching

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    How do the intellectual origins and historical background of western and other theories of development affect their relevance to contemporary Third-World conditions? This is the central question behind Gavin Kitching’s examination of ‘development studies’, first published in 1982, from its origins...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Development Theory

    Four Critical Studies

    Edited by David Lehmann

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The studies in this book, first published in 1979, offer an all-encompassing contemporary critique of the sociology, politics and economics of development as they are ‘conventionally’ taught and disseminated. They also seek to outline the beginnings of a new approach, while not sparing from...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

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