Taylor & Francis India: Social Sciences

  • Financing Governmental Decentralization: The Case Of Bangladesh book cover

    Financing Governmental Decentralization

    The Case Of Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Larry Schroeder

    This book focuses on the methods by which local governments in Bangladesh are financed and how they may be strengthened by new and/or improved financial instruments under the decentralization policies.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Migrants To Amazonia: Spontaneous Colonization In The Brazilian Frontier book cover

    Migrants To Amazonia

    Spontaneous Colonization In The Brazilian Frontier, 1st Edition

    By Judith Lisansky

    This book is the story of one Amazonian community located along the middle Araguaia River in the northeastern comer of the state of Mato Grosso. It is based on fourteen months of fieldwork in 1976, 1978, and 1979.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Measuring Inequality: A Methodological Handbook book cover

    Measuring Inequality

    A Methodological Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Philip B. Coulter

    This book provides a virtual encyclopedia of the logic, procedures, performance characteristics, interpretation, and applications of inequality measures. It seeks to integrate the principles of inequality theory and statistical measurement techniques to facilitate better analysis of inequality. .…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Culture And Change Along The Blue Nile: Courts, Markets, And Strategies For Development book cover

    Culture And Change Along The Blue Nile

    Courts, Markets, And Strategies For Development, 1st Edition

    By Lina Fruzzetti

    This book aims to bring a concern with cultural values and meanings closer to the study of the economic, political, jural, and religious change and development in the Sudan. It concentrates on sections of Sudanese society caught in the rapid changes of the 1970's.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Arid Lands: Today And Tomorrow book cover

    Arid Lands

    Today And Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hutchinson

    This book represents the efforts of scientists and other individuals who, through their various disciplines, are addressing the problems of and opportunities presented by the arid lands of the world.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Community Development And Family Planning: An Egyptian Experiment book cover

    Community Development And Family Planning

    An Egyptian Experiment, 1st Edition

    By J. Mayone Stycos

    This book focuses on carrying out a national rural survey specifically designed to assess the village-based Population and Development Program (PDP) and gathering data on villages included in the survey. It provides some background regarding earlier surveys from the point of view of PDP impact.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Corporate Management Of Health And Safety Hazards: A Comparison Of Current Practice book cover

    Corporate Management Of Health And Safety Hazards

    A Comparison Of Current Practice, 1st Edition

    By Roger E. Kasperson

    This book aims at a better understanding of the current practice of hazard management by large corporations. In-depth studies of individual corporations provide a state-of-the-art assessment of the advances and problems inherent in industrial safety management.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Biocracy: Public Policy And The Life Sciences book cover


    Public Policy And The Life Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Lynton Keith Caldwell

    This book shows how biology is affecting popular beliefs and behaviors and is therefore becoming a force in public policy. It helps the reader see the presence of this force in today's world and realize why the influence cannot be suppressed and must rather be understood.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Internal Migration In Sri Lanka And Its Social Consequences book cover

    Internal Migration In Sri Lanka And Its Social Consequences

    1st Edition

    By Robert N. Kearney

    This book probes features of internal migration in Sri Lanka and some of the social and political consequences of these population shifts. It examines the aspects of societal upheavals related to internal migration: unbalanced sex ratios, rising rates of suicide, and increased ethnic conflict. .…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Building Agricultural Institutions: Transferring The Land-grant Model To India And Nigeria book cover

    Building Agricultural Institutions

    Transferring The Land-grant Model To India And Nigeria, 1st Edition

    By Arthur A Goldsmith

    This book compares and contrasts two attempts to replicate the American system of land-grant model in India and Nigeria. It aims to understand the basis of Africa's dismal agricultural institutional showing, and to suggest socioeconomic conditions and management interventions.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Aquaculture In America: The Role Of Science, Government, And The Entrepreneur book cover

    Aquaculture In America

    The Role Of Science, Government, And The Entrepreneur, 1st Edition

    By Art Tiddens

    This book tracks the financial prospects for American companies cultivating aquatic plants and animals. Art Tiddens surveys the support currently available from state and federal governments and scientific institutions and urges that more is needed.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Health Care Systems And Their Patients: An International Perspective book cover

    Health Care Systems And Their Patients

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilynn M. Rosenthal

    This book provides an examination of the American health care system, a benchmark for cost-containment efforts, exploring two worlds: that of cost containment and that of the patient experience. It emphasises on the quality of care as perceived by the individual patient.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

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