Development Studies: Development Theory

  • Corruption in Developing Countries book cover

    Corruption in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Ronald Wraith, Edgar Simpkins

    First published in 1963, this study of corruption in the developing countries of Africa takes as its point of comparison Britain, pre-1880, as the authors question whether Britain’s experience in overcoming corruption can throw any light the means of overcoming corruption in contemporary developing…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
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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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  • Africa and Europe: From Partition to Independence or Dependence? book cover

    Africa and Europe

    From Partition to Independence or Dependence?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amadu Sesay

    It is now over 100 years since the Berlin Conference of 1884 which started the ‘Scramble for Africa’ whereby the various European powers carved up the African Continent between themselves. During the last century the relationship between Africa and Europe has changed dramatically – from a colonial…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
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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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  • An Introduction to the Politics of Tropical Africa book cover

    An Introduction to the Politics of Tropical Africa

    1st Edition

    By Richard Hodder-Williams

    This wide-ranging and informative introduction to politics in tropical Africa, first published in 1984, is essential reading to students, businessmen, government officials and economic advisers alike. Situating the contemporary scene firmly in its historical context, which stresses both…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
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  • America and the Third World: Revolution and Intervention book cover

    America and the Third World

    Revolution and Intervention, 1st Edition

    By John Girling

    John Girling’s book, first published in 1980, investigates the relationship between America and the Third World, centring on three main themes: the nature of American involvement in the Third World, the challenge posed by the rival Super-Power; and the Changes both in US-Soviet relations (from…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
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  • Interdependent Development book cover

    Interdependent Development

    1st Edition

    By Harold Brookfield

    Rather than being a book about ‘development’ per se, this work, first published in 1975, is instead a book about ideas about development, designed for those drawn by a concern over social injustice into the development field. In a selective review of theory, which gives particular emphasis to the…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
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  • Evaluating Communication for Development: A Framework for Social Change book cover

    Evaluating Communication for Development

    A Framework for Social Change, 1st Edition

    By June Lennie, Jo Tacchi

    Evaluating Communication for Development presents a comprehensive framework for evaluating communication for development (C4D). This framework combines the latest thinking from a number of fields in new ways. It critiques dominant instrumental, accountability-based approaches to development and…

    Paperback – 2012-12-06
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  • Social Development: Critical Themes and Perspectives book cover

    Social Development

    Critical Themes and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manohar S. Pawar, David R. Cox

    This edited collection demonstrates that the ideas inherent in social development are practical and not utopian. By discussing and delineating a social development approach, the book argues the need for practicing it at local or grassroots-level communities to promote universal social justice and…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
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    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The African-Asian Divide: Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya book cover

    The African-Asian Divide

    Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Paul Vandenberg

    Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns of capital accumulation in Kenya by the African and Asian (Indian) communities. Using a new…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
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    New Political Economy

  • Development Through Bricolage: Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management book cover

    Development Through Bricolage

    Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Frances Cleaver

    Why, despite an emphasis on 'getting institutions right', do development initiatives so infrequently deliver as planned? Why do many institutions designed for natural resource management (e.g. Water User Associations, Irrigation Committees, Forest Management Councils) not work as planners intended?…

    Paperback – 2012-06-21
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    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity: Lessons from Cuba book cover

    Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

    Lessons from Cuba, 1st Edition

    By Julia Wright

    When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and – up till now – only systematic and empirical study to come…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
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