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African Environments and Resources

African Environments and Resources

1st Edition

L. A. Lewis, L. Berry
October 31, 2013

First published in 1988, this work provides a comprehensive picture of the range of physical environments in Africa, focusing upon those characteristics and issues central to the management of environmental resources. Beginning with an overview of the geographical and environmental history of...

Ideology and Social Change in Latin America

Ideology and Social Change in Latin America

1st Edition

June Nash, Juan Corradi, Hobart Spalding
October 31, 2013

First published in 1977, this reissue contains original articles by contemporary leading scholars in the field of Latin American politics on a range of topics including: working class organisation, populism and US labour imperialism. It will be of interest to anthropologists, students of political...

A Theory of Economic Integration for Developing Countries: Illustrated by Caribbean Countries

A Theory of Economic Integration for Developing Countries: Illustrated by Caribbean Countries

1st Edition

Fuat Andic, Suphan Andic, Douglas Dosser
October 31, 2013

First published in 1971, this is a study of the application of the economic theory of integration in developing countries attempts to assess the development of common markets and free trade areas in the contemporary developing world. The book synthesises various revisions of the old theory of the...

A Third World Proletariat?

A Third World Proletariat?

1st Edition

Peter C. Lloyd
October 31, 2013

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...

The Economic and Social Structure of Mauritius

The Economic and Social Structure of Mauritius

1st Edition

James E Meade
April 12, 2013

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...

The Economies of Africa

The Economies of Africa

1st Edition

Peter Robson, D A Lury
April 12, 2013

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,...

The African Debt Crisis

The African Debt Crisis

1st Edition

Trevor W. Parfitt, Stephen P. Riley
April 12, 2013

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...

The Origins of Economic Inequality Between Nations: A Critique of Western Theories on Development and Underdevelopment

The Origins of Economic Inequality Between Nations: A Critique of Western Theories on Development and Underdevelopment

1st Edition

Carlos Ramirez-Faria
April 12, 2013

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...

The Geography of the Third World: Progress and Prospect

The Geography of the Third World: Progress and Prospect

1st Edition

Michael Pacione
April 12, 2013

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...

The Green Revolution Revisited: Critique and Alternatives

The Green Revolution Revisited: Critique and Alternatives

1st Edition

Bernhard Glaeser
April 12, 2013

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...

The Economics of Aid

The Economics of Aid

1st Edition

J. M. Healey
April 12, 2013

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...

Learning From China?: Development and Environment in Third World Countries

Learning From China?: Development and Environment in Third World Countries

1st Edition

Bernhard Glaeser
April 12, 2013

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...

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