Development Studies: Rural Development

  • Re-conceiving Property Rights in the New Millennium: Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy book cover

    Re-conceiving Property Rights in the New Millennium

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume II of a set of two Volumes. Volume II considers the possibility of a new, sustainable land relations policy for Southern African Development Community States (SADC) that are currently mired up in land disputes that have become subject of domestic, regional and…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
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  • Southern African Development Community Land Issues Volume I: Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy book cover

    Southern African Development Community Land Issues Volume I

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume I of a set of two Volumes. Volume I attempts a holistic inter-disciplinary evaluation of the legitimacy of colonial and emergent post-colonial rule property rights in affected States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in light of intensifying…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
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  • Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume I: Economic Structure and Change, 1822-1947 book cover

    Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume I

    Economic Structure and Change, 1822-1947, 1st Edition

    By Nathaniel H Leff

    First published in 1982, this work offers an analysis Brazil’s long-term economic history and development, spanning the period from independence to post-war industrial growth. The book focuses upon the classic problem of why Brazil failed to develop economically during the nineteenth century in a…

    Paperback – 2013-03-28
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  • Urbanisation in the Developing World book cover

    Urbanisation in the Developing World

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Drakakis-Smith

    First published in 1986, this reissue is concerned with the increased social problems, regional imbalances, and economic dislocation resulting from the alarming growth rate of cities in the developing world. It considers theoretical questions and contains wide-ranging case studies to support the…

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

    Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume II

    Reassessing the Obstacles to Economic Development, 1st Edition

    By Nathaniel H Leff

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-28
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  • Informal Institutions and Rural Development in China book cover

    Informal Institutions and Rural Development in China

    1st Edition

    By Biliang Hu

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
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    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • The Politics of Family Planning in the Third World book cover

    The Politics of Family Planning in the Third World

    1st Edition

    Edited by T. E. Smith

    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.…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
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  • The Geography of Underdevelopment: A Critical Survey book cover

    The Geography of Underdevelopment

    A Critical Survey, 1st Edition

    By Dean Forbes

    First published in 1984, this title discusses the emergence of both the orthodox and political economy based approaches to underdevelopment in geography , critically assessing their strengths and weaknesses, and showing the relationship between intellectual developments and changing material…

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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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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11
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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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11
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