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  1. Grassroots Social Security in Asia

    Mutual Aid, Microinsurance and Social Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, Mitsuhiko Hosaka

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Grassroots Social Security in Asia investigates the role of mutual associations in providing income protection to low-income people in Asia and in particular the region's developing countries. Historically, these associations have consisted of small groups of people with common interests who save...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Future Population of the World

    What can we assume today, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz

    Series: Health and Population Set

    'An excellent basis for thinking about the future of the world's population. Every contributor to the population-environment debate needs to read the demographic sense the book contains and lecturers in population matters around the globe should recommend it to their students' Applied Geography '...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Economies of Africa

    Edited by Peter Robson, D A Lury

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1969 brings together structural and analytical studies of seven single African countries, together with two studies of groups of countries which, although politically separate, have in the past had close economic links. These countries are Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana,...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Origins of Economic Inequality Between Nations

    A Critique of Western Theories on Development and Underdevelopment

    By Carlos Ramirez-Faria

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1991 this text provides an incisive analysis of theories concerning the origins of economic inequality between nations. Central to the author’s investigation is the concept of underdevelopment, and a focus on successive Western ‘systems of conceptualisation’ of the relationship...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Geography of the Third World

    Progress and Prospect

    By Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1988, this reissue presents a comprehensive overview of contemporary developments and research into the geography of the Third World, at a time when economies and societies there were changing at a much more rapid rate than their counterparts in the developing world. It covers...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Greening of Aid

    Sustainable livelihoods in practice

    By Czech Conroy, Miles Litvinoff

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    The development of poor countries has so often meant the export of Northern technology for ambitious schemes designed to make money ? the latest giant dam, oil refinery, logging process or pesticide factory. But such 'aid' has frequently been ecologically destructive and its crippling cost has...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Green Revolution Revisited

    Critique and Alternatives

    Edited by Bernhard Glaeser

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The Green Revolution – the apparently miraculous increase in cereal crop yields achieved in the 1960s – came under severe criticism in the 1970s because of its demands for optimal irrigation, intensive use of fertilisers and pesticides; its damaging impact on social structures; and its monoculture...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 April 11th 2013 by Routledge