Development Studies: Development Theory

  • 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…

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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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  • Poltiical Change in the Third World book cover

    Poltiical Change in the Third World

    1st Edition

    By Charles Andrain

    In this informative and highly readable book, first published in 1988, Charles Andrain explores the ways in which public policies and socio-political beliefs and structures cause political change in the Third World. The author examines 3 types of political change: (1) transitions in political…

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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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  • Military Regimes and Development: A Comparative Analysis in African Societies book cover

    Military Regimes and Development

    A Comparative Analysis in African Societies, 1st Edition

    By Olatunde Odetola

    First published in 1982, this book aims to examine the role that ruling military governments have played in African development. Dr Odetola discusses military organisational values and skills in modernisation and argues that the evocation and application of these values and skills depends on the…

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  • Regional Security in the Third World: Case Studies from Southeast Asia and the Middle East book cover

    Regional Security in the Third World

    Case Studies from Southeast Asia and the Middle East, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob

    This reissue, first published in 1986, argues that there is a radical difference between the use of the term ‘Regional Security’ when applied to the Third World rather than the developed world. It explores the concept of regional security and shows how items which make for regional security in the…

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