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  1. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Strategies for National Sustainable Development

    A handbook for their planning and implementation

    By Jeremy Carew-Reid, Robert Prescott-Allen, Stephen Bass, Barry Dalal-Clayton

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    The IUCN Strategies for Sustainable Development Handbook Series This handbook is one in a series being produced by IUCN and its partners to assist countries and communities implement Agenda 21, the action programme of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The series will...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Learning From China?

    Development and Environment in Third World Countries

    Edited by Bernhard Glaeser

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1987, this volume was written to shed some light upon the nature and environmental consequences and wider relevance of development strategies in the Peoples’ Republic of China. It covers industrialisation, food production, energy use and landscape and settlement planning. The...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. World at the Crossroads

    Towards a sustainable, equitable and liveable world

    By Philip B. Smith, Samuel E. Okoye, Jaap de Wilde, Priya Deshingkar

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    Thirty years ago the Russell-Einstein Manifesto warned humanity that our survival is imperilled by the risk of nuclear war... In the spirit of that Manifesto, we now call on all scientists to expand our concerns to a broader set of interrelated dangers: destruction of the environment on a global...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Women and the Environment in the Third World

    Alliance for the future

    By Irene Dankelman, Joan Davidson

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    'This book ... should be issued to grass-root organisations everywhere' Doris Lessing, The New Scientist 'It is must reading for government planners, environmentalists and the ordinary layman' Asia Week Women in the Third World play the major role in managing natural resources. They are also the...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge