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  1. 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 March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Urban Sociology

    By R.N. Morris

    This book offers a coherant theoretical introduction to urban sociology. Based on the urban theory of Louis Wirth, it systematically examines Wirth's principal ideas in the contexts of pre-industrial cities, industrial cities and bureaucracies. Morris discusses conditions for the emergence of...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Reality of Aid 1997-1998

    An independent review of development cooperation

    By Judith Randel, Tony German

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    NOW IN ITS FIFTH ANNUAL EDITION, The Reality of Aid continues to present the most comprehensive and rigorous independent analysis available of the aid and development policies of the world's richest nations, and exposes the gaps between rhetoric and reality. Part I presents a consideration of...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Reality of Aid 1996

    An independent review of international aid

    By Judith Randel, Tony German

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    'Should be on the shelf of any academic, student, NGO activist or politician with an interest in aid issues. It should also be required reading for donor agency officials' Development and Change 'As accessible as it is comprehensive? has established itself as a reliable 'watchdog' for anyone...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Reality of Aid 1998-1999

    An independent review of poverty reduction and development assistance

    By Judith Randel, Tony German with Deborah Ewing

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    NOW IN ITS SIXTH ANNUAL EDITION, The Reality of Aid has for the first time analysed the 'fair share' of bilateral aid for basic social services ? basic education, basic health, reproductive health, nutrition, clean water and sanitation - that should come from each donor; an analysis which shows...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Knowledge

    Edited by Patrick Baert, Fernando Domínguez Rubio

    Social scientists often refer to contemporary advanced societies as ‘knowledge societies’, which indicates the extent to which ‘science’, ‘knowledge’ and ‘knowledge production’ have become fundamental phenomena in Western societies and central concerns for the social sciences. This book aims to...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Globalization and Transformations of Local Socioeconomic Practices

    Edited by Ulrike Schuerkens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive overview of the transformation of socio-economic practices in the global economy. The contributors offer analytical and comparative insights at the world level, with regard to the current socio-economic practices as well as an assessment of the...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Geography of Underdevelopment

    A Critical Survey

    By Dean Forbes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, this title discusses the emergence of both the orthodox and political economy based approaches to underdevelopment in geography , critically assessing their strengths and weaknesses, and showing the relationship between intellectual developments and changing material...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Social Theory and the Urban Question

    By Peter Saunders

    Social Theory and the Urban Question offers a guide to, and a critical evaluation of key themes in contemporary urban social theory, as well as a re-examination of more traditional approaches in the light of recent developments and criticism. Dr Saunders discusses current theoretical positions in...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Seaports and Development

    The Experience of Kenya and Tanzania

    By B. S. Hoyle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This book, originally published in 1983, demonstrates the importance of seaports in the growth of less-developed countries. The author focuses on the character of port activity within the context of transport systems and regional economic planning. General principles of port development are...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

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