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  1. The Sociology and Politics of Development

    A Theoretical Study

    By Baidya Nath Varma

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Originally published in 1980, this work answers the crucial question of how social change should be guided in the developing countries. Professor Varma begins by posing the problems of the general scope of modernization and the general criteria used in the modernization process. He examines...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Urban Social Movements in the Third World

    Edited by Frans Schuurman, Ton Van Naerssen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, initially published in 1989, considers the upsurge of locally-based movements attempting to improve living conditions in Third-World cities throughout the 1980s. The book presents qualitative, comparative research on the dynamics and constraints of these urban social movements, in a...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Rich World, Poor World

    By Geoffrey Lean

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1978, confronts a whole range of international development issues: hunger, energy, supply, population growth, pollution, the state of the cities, nuclear proliferation. Geoffrey Lean explains the interdependent contemporary crises within developing nations and...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Yearbook of International Cooperation on Environment and Development 2001-02

    By Olav Schram Stokke, Oystein B. Thommessen

    Series: International Environmental Governance Set

    'This Yearbook clearly fills many gaps and provides reliable and well-researched information' Klaus T?pfer, Executive Director, UN Environment Programme (UNEP) 'The key updates on conventions and organizations are complemented by a series of proactive essays by leading environmentalists on the...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The role of the international financial centres in underdeveloped countries

    By Xabier Gorostiaga, Ludovico Alcorta, Vivianne Prochazka

    This reissue, first published in 1984, presents a study of the key phenomenon of global banking, carried out from special financial centres in underdeveloped countries, which contributed heavily to the contemporary debt crisis. This book gathers together previously disparate and unpublished data to...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. The Politics of United States Foreign Aid

    By George M. Guess

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1987, this reissue explores contemporary United States foreign aid policies and thinking in the Reagan era. The author argues that aid policy is often confused as a result of bureaucratic decision-making processes. The book contrasts the experience of the many countries where...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Informal Institutions and Rural Development in China

    By Biliang Hu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Providing an account of the role of informal institutions in Chinese rural development, this book, based on a decade of fieldwork of village life in the Chinese countryside, puts forth a distinctive argument on a very important topic in Chinese economic and social affairs. Focusing in particular on...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge