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Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume II: Reassessing the Obstacles to Economic Development

Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume II: Reassessing the Obstacles to Economic Development

1st Edition

Nathaniel H Leff
March 28, 2013

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...

Towards Economic Recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa: Essays in Honour of Robert Gardiner

Towards Economic Recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa: Essays in Honour of Robert Gardiner

1st Edition

James Pickett, Hans Singer
March 28, 2013

First published in 1990, this volume considers the question: is there any hope for economic recovery in Africa? Written by a team of leading development economists, the book takes a close look at the economic decline of Sub-Saharan Africa and provides a set of guidelines for promoting economic...

Trade and Developing Countries

Trade and Developing Countries

1st Edition

Kathryn Morton, Peter Tulloch
March 28, 2013

This reissue, initially published in 1977, is an introduction to contemporary trading positions and problems of developing countries. The authors examine the main export options of Third World countries and consider the roles of the key international organisations – GATT, UNCTAD, etc – and those of...

The Wealth of Poor Nations

The Wealth of Poor Nations

1st Edition

C Suriyakumaran
March 28, 2013

Initially published in 1984, this book considers the contemporary condition of the Third World economy, investigating the structural factors and historical forces, mostly operating in the capitalist world, which underlie the experience of the Third World in the post-war era. The book provides a...

Third World Industrialization in the 1980s: Open Economies in a Closing World

Third World Industrialization in the 1980s: Open Economies in a Closing World

1st Edition

Raphie Kaplinsky
March 28, 2013

First published in 1984, this work explores the issues surrounding the industrialisation of the Third World at the beginning of the 1980s. The expectation that Newly Industrialising Countries would facilitate industrial growth via an outward-orientated strategy had begun to be the combination of...

The Sociology and Politics of Development: A Theoretical Study

The Sociology and Politics of Development: A Theoretical Study

1st Edition

Baidya Nath Varma
March 28, 2013

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...

Urban Social Movements in the Third World

Urban Social Movements in the Third World

1st Edition

Frans Schuurman, Ton Van Naerssen
March 28, 2013

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...

Rich World, Poor World

Rich World, Poor World

1st Edition

Geoffrey Lean
March 28, 2013

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...

The Politics of United States Foreign Aid

The Politics of United States Foreign Aid

1st Edition

George M. Guess
March 28, 2013

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...

Development and Underdevelopment: A Profile of the Third World

Development and Underdevelopment: A Profile of the Third World

1st Edition

John P. Cole
March 15, 2013

Initially published in 1987, this work deals with crucial aspects of development, including disparities in global patterns of production and consumption. John Cole examines the exhaustion of non-renewable resources and the destruction of the natural environment and, on the potentially positive side...

The Politics of Family Planning in the Third World

The Politics of Family Planning in the Third World

1st Edition

T. E. Smith
March 15, 2013

First published in 1973, this book is an attempt to examine the political determinants (as opposed to the more usual emphasis upon consequences) of contemporary population policy formation and action in developing countries, with particular reference to policy relating to family limitation....

The Political Economy of Underdevelopment

The Political Economy of Underdevelopment

1st Edition

S. B. D. de Silva
March 15, 2013

First published in 1982, this reissue deals with the theory of underdevelopment, as Dr. de Silva attempts a synthesis between the internal and external aspects of underdevelopment and, in the Marxist tradition, focuses on the impact of the external on the internal as the dominant reality. Viewing...

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