Development Studies: Cities & the Developing World

  • Social Policy in Developing Countries book cover

    Social Policy in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Livingstone

    This reissue, first published in 1969, is a study of contemporary social policy in developing countries, which places the emphasis upon the human needs and requirements for social change which confront any people and any government, wherever their political and international affiliations lie,…

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  • Seaports and Development: The Experience of Kenya and Tanzania book cover

    Seaports and Development

    The Experience of Kenya and Tanzania, 1st Edition

    By B. S. Hoyle

    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…

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  • Womens' Roles and Population Trends in the Third World book cover

    Womens' Roles and Population Trends in the Third World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Anker, Marya Buvinic, Nadia H. Youssef

    First published in 1982, this collection was the result of an ambitious and wide-ranging, inter-disciplinary research programme conducted by the International Labour Office (ILO) on the relationship between women’s roles and demographic change, with a view to influencing contemporary government and…

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  • Rethinking Development: Essays on Development and Southeast Asia book cover

    Rethinking Development

    Essays on Development and Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    By Peter Preston

    First published in 1987, this volume stresses the importance of development studies for sociology, as P. W. Preston argues that this field of study is emerging from the technical social scientific ghetto back into the mainstream of the ‘classical tradition’ of social theorizing, represented by Marx…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11
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  • Proletarianisation in the Third World: Studies in the Creation of a Labour Force Under Dependent Capitalism book cover

    Proletarianisation in the Third World

    Studies in the Creation of a Labour Force Under Dependent Capitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Munslow, Henry Finch

    First published in 1984, this collection of twelve case studies examines the emergence of a free wage-labour force in all regions of the third world. Although the struggle and conflict through which the proletariat has achieved a degree of class consciousness is not neglected, the more dominant…

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  • Population, Health and Nutrition in the Sahel: Issues in the Welfare of Selected West African Communities book cover

    Population, Health and Nutrition in the Sahel

    Issues in the Welfare of Selected West African Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allan G. Hill

    This collection of studies, first published in 1985, describes some contemporary problems of selected pastoral and agro-pastoral communities of the West African Sahel. Several important features of the Sahel are illustrated: the significance of seasonal factors in causing periodic stress amongst…

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  • Poverty, Class and Gender in Rural Africa: A Tanzanian Case Study book cover

    Poverty, Class and Gender in Rural Africa

    A Tanzanian Case Study, 1st Edition

    By John Sender, Sheila Smith

    Focussing on a Fieldwork study of the West Usambaras in Tanzania, this study, first published in 1990, deals with processes of class formation and capitalist accumulation, and the dynamics of rural poverty and gender relations. Arguing that rural differentiation is systematically reinforced by the…

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  • Power and Independence: Urban Africans' Perception of Social Inequality book cover

    Power and Independence

    Urban Africans' Perception of Social Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Peter C. Lloyd

    First published in 1974, this study, by a social anthropologist who has lived, taught and researched in Nigeria, explores how the Yoruba of Nigeria living in Ibadan and Lagos perceive the society in which they live. Their views on stratification and social inequality in particular are related to…

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  • Planning African Development book cover

    Planning African Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Norcliffe, Tom Pinfold

    First published in 1981, this book concerns specifically the Kenyan experience with regards to development planning but, given that the problems of hunger poverty and underdevelopment manifest themselves in slightly different forms across all African countries, this book has considerable relevance…

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  • New Trends in Development Theory: Essays in Development and Social Theory book cover

    New Trends in Development Theory

    Essays in Development and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Peter Preston

    The theme of this work, first published in 1985, is the exchange between issues of development and problems of social theory. They provide preliminary analysis of the multiplicity of social-theoretic arguments in development theory and their implications for social theory in general. The book…

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  • Circulation in Third World Countries book cover

    Circulation in Third World Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by R Mansell Prothero, Murray Chapman

    Circulation is common in Third World countries and involves reciprocal flows of people, goods and ideas. The essays in this volume, first published in1985, discuss concepts associated with circulation in its various forms, and they present empirical evidence based on field work from holistic,…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
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  • Assembling for Development: The Maquila Industry in Mexico and the United States book cover

    Assembling for Development

    The Maquila Industry in Mexico and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Sklair

    First published in 1989, this book focuses upon the phenomenon of export-led industrialisation fuelled by foreign investment and technology. He concentrates on Mexico, where US companies have been taking advantage of inexpensive labour to establish "maquila" factories that assemble US parts for…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
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