Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries book cover

    Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Hubert Schmitz

    Originally published in 1985, this book analyses the extent and way in which technological change determines the utilisation of labour in less developed economies. The book compares firms which are technologically very advanced with firms which use less sophisticated machinery and equipment, and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • International Policies for Third World Education: Unesco, Literacy and Development book cover

    International Policies for Third World Education

    Unesco, Literacy and Development, 1st Edition

    By Phillip W. Jones

    Originally published in 1988. Bringing the world close to universal literacy will be a major legacy of the twentieth century. But the rapid and widespread developments in education that have enabled this to happen have not taken place in a social and political vacuum. In some instances conditions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Culture, Institution, and Development in China: The economics of national character book cover

    Culture, Institution, and Development in China

    The economics of national character, 1st Edition

    By C. Simon Fan

    How does culture shape history, and history shape culture? This book answers this question by bringing readers on a fascinating journey through the evolution of Chinese culture, political and legal institutions, and "national character" of historical and contemporary China. It illustrates how "…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Asking the Earth: Farms, Forestry and Survival in India book cover

    Asking the Earth

    Farms, Forestry and Survival in India, 1st Edition

    By Winin Pereira, Jeremy Seabrook

    The need to produce food without the destructive chemical horrors of much modern farming, for an intelligent use of dwindling natural resources and for humane forms of production is universal, the practice is limited. This book is an account of one, large, instance of success in practice.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • No Timber Without Trees: Sustainability in the tropical forest book cover

    No Timber Without Trees

    Sustainability in the tropical forest, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Poore

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • An Apartheid Oasis?: Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Venda book cover

    An Apartheid Oasis?

    Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Venda, 1st Edition

    By Edward Lahiff

    This is a socio-economic study of agriculture and its contribution to livelihoods in Venda, one of the black "homelands" created in South Africa under apartheid. It is based on a survey of households in the Tshiombo irrigation scheme, a project in central Venda with around 600 plot-holders.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Terms of Trade and Class Relations: An Essay in Political Economy book cover

    Terms of Trade and Class Relations

    An Essay in Political Economy, 1st Edition

    By Ashok Mitra

    Published in the year 1977, Terms of Trade and Class Relations is a valuable contribution to the field of History.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Trees, People and Power book cover

    Trees, People and Power

    1st Edition

    By Peter Utting

    Behind the headlines about the loss of tropical forests in Latin America lies a complex and fascinating story of the social pressures which cause it. Trees, People and Power looks at the various groups, interests and conflicts involved, and explores the repercussions for forestry, the environment…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • BRICS National Systems of Innovation book cover

    BRICS National Systems of Innovation

    1st Edition

    This series of books brings together results of an extensive research programme on aspects of the national systems of innovation (NSI) in the five BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. It provides a comprehensive and comparative examination of the challenges and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge India

  • Crisis Spaces: Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe book cover

    Crisis Spaces

    Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Costis Hadjimichalis

    The financial malaise that has affected the Eurozone countries of southern Europe – Spain, Portugal, Italy and, in its most extreme case, Greece – has been analysed using mainly macroeconomic and financial explanations. This book shifts the emphasis from macroeconomics to the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Housing in Developing Cities: Experience and Lessons book cover

    Housing in Developing Cities

    Experience and Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Wakely

    Universally, the production, maintenance and management of housing have been, and continue to be, market-based activities. Nevertheless, since the mid-twentieth century virtually all governments, socialist and liberal alike, have perceived the need to intervene in urban housing markets in support…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Ethics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Global Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Darrel Moellendorf, Heather Widdows

    Global ethics focuses on the most pressing contemporary ethical issues - poverty, global trade, terrorism, torture, pollution, climate change and the management of scarce recourses. It draws on moral and political philosophy, political and social science, empirical research, and real-world policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

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