Macro Policies For Appropriate Technology In Developing Countries: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Macro Policies For Appropriate Technology In Developing Countries

1st Edition

By Frances Stewart


316 pages

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This book explores the effects of macro-policies and determines which policies have best promoted appropriate technology in developing countries. It explores the political economy of macro-policies, examining which groups in society are likely to benefit from alternative policies and technologies.

Table of Contents

1. Macro-policies for Appropriate Technology: An Introductory Classification 2. Technology Choice in Agriculture in India over the Past Three Decades 3. Irrigation in Bangladesh 4. Changes in Small Farm Paddy Threshing Technology in Thailand and the Philippines 5. Rural Linkages in the Philippines and Taiwan 6. Appropriate Technology in Sugar Manufacturing 7. The Choice of Technology in Public Enterprise: A Comparative Study of Manufacturing Industry Kenya and Tanzania 8. Technical Change and Appropriate Technology: A Review of Some Latin American Case Studies 9. Overview and Conclusions

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General