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Major Works: Development Theory

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 53 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.

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. America and the Third World

    Revolution and Intervention

    By John Girling

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    John Girling’s book, first published in 1980, investigates the relationship between America and the Third World, centring on three main themes: the nature of American involvement in the Third World, the challenge posed by the rival Super-Power; and the Changes both in US-Soviet relations (from...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to the Politics of Tropical Africa

    By Richard Hodder-Williams

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This wide-ranging and informative introduction to politics in tropical Africa, first published in 1984, is essential reading to students, businessmen, government officials and economic advisers alike. Situating the contemporary scene firmly in its historical context, which stresses both...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Third World in Soviet Military Thought

    By Mark Katz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this study traces the development of Soviet military thinking on the Third World and assesses its importance for the conduct of Soviet foreign policy. Changes in Soviet military thought often reflect changes in Soviet attitudes towards and expectations from involvement in...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Beyond the Sociology of Development

    Economy and Society in Latin America and Africa

    Edited by Ivar Oxaal, Tony Barnett, David Booth

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Conceived as a response to the economic naïvety and implicit metropolitan bias of many 1950s and 60s studies of ‘the sociology of development’ , this volume, first published in 1975, provides actual field studies and theoretical reviews to indicate the directions which a conceptually more adequate...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Assembling for Development

    The Maquila Industry in Mexico and the United States

    By Leslie Sklair

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1989, this book focuses upon the phenomenon of export-led industrialisation fuelled by foreign investment and technology. He concentrates on Mexico, where US companies have been taking advantage of inexpensive labour to establish "maquila" factories that assemble US parts for...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

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