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  • Rural Poverty, Empowerment and Sustainable Livelihoods book cover

    Rural Poverty, Empowerment and Sustainable Livelihoods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Mullen

    First published in 1999, this volume explores the nature of poverty and interprets it across a range of policy reforms and project interventions in different geographical settings. It is the culmination of a cooperative effort between development academics and professionals from diverse national…

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  • Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World: Lessons from the New Bombay Experience book cover

    Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World

    Lessons from the New Bombay Experience, 1st Edition

    By Alain R.A. Jacquemin

    First published in 1999, this volume examines India and Bombay, countries which represent some of the world’s most dramatic examples of rapid urban growth. One of the strategies frequently adopted by the Indian authorities to cope with this urban growth is the development of new towns, such as New…

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  • The Social Services Crisis of the 1990s: Strategies for Sustainable Systems in Tanzania book cover

    The Social Services Crisis of the 1990s

    Strategies for Sustainable Systems in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka

    First published in 1998, this volume represents the outcome of a seminar as part of the continuing efforts of the Convocation of the University of Dar es Salam to maintain a dialogue with the Government of Tanzania on its socio-economic problems. Its aim was to underscore heightened public concern…

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  • Land-use/Transport Planning in Hong Kong: A Review of Principles and Practices book cover

    Land-use/Transport Planning in Hong Kong

    A Review of Principles and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harry T. Dimitriou, Alison H.S Cook

    First published in 1998, this volume is certain to be the definitive work about the practice of land-use and transport planning in Hong Kong. Dimitriou and Cook explore the historical developments, current issues and problems, policy and planning responses and new directions. Hong Kong has…

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  • Policy Networks Under Pressure: Pollution Control, Policy Reform and the Power of Farmers book cover

    Policy Networks Under Pressure

    Pollution Control, Policy Reform and the Power of Farmers, 1st Edition

    By Carsten Daugbjerg

    First published in 1998, this book examines how established policy networks and the broader context within which they are embedded influence the choice of policy when change has been put on the agenda. It criticises the existing network literature for being predominantly descriptive, for having…

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  • Towards Environmental Sustainability?: A Comparative Study of Danish, Dutch and Swedish Transport Policies in a European Context book cover

    Towards Environmental Sustainability?

    A Comparative Study of Danish, Dutch and Swedish Transport Policies in a European Context, 1st Edition

    By Emin Tengström

    First published in 1999, this study consists of an empirical analysis of current Danish, Dutch and Swedish national transport policies along with some policy options for the near future, intended to reduce the present unsustainable character of the national transport systems. The study deals only…

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  • Land Reform and Sustainable Development book cover

    Land Reform and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert W. Dixon-Gough

    First published in 1999, this volume is unique in that it gives a valuable comparison between the current state of land reform and sustainable development across greater Europe. The chapters are broadly divided into those related to the established systems of land reform and sustainable development…

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  • Urban Growth and Development in Asia: Volume I: Making the Cities book cover

    Urban Growth and Development in Asia

    Volume I: Making the Cities, 1st Edition

    By Graham P. Chapman, Ashok K. Dutt

    First published in 1999, this volume begins with a panoramic survey by Nigel Harris of the drama of Asian Urbanization, based on the inaugural plenary lecture he gave to the 5th Asian Urbanization Conference held in London. In the following chapters many experts and practitioners from different…

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  • The Random Spatial Economy and its Evolution book cover

    The Random Spatial Economy and its Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Curry

    First published in 1998, this volume, spanning a lifetime's research, is a highly innovative first attempt at a consistent theoretical approach to the elements, structures and dynamics of the geography of agents, settlements and trade. Cause and effect are replaced by chance within constraints.…

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  • Preparing Africa for the Twenty-First Century: Strategies for Peaceful Coexistence and Sustainable Development book cover

    Preparing Africa for the Twenty-First Century

    Strategies for Peaceful Coexistence and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Mukum Mbaku

    First published in 1999, this volume is written by seasoned African scholars and is intended to make a significant contribution to the debate on peaceful coexistence and sustainable development in the continent. The book contains a very refreshing, rigorous, informative and multidisciplinary…

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  • The Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Technologies: A Case Study in the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil book cover

    The Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Technologies

    A Case Study in the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Hildo Meirelles de Souza Filho

    First published in 1997, this volume reflects concern about the environmental impact of modern agricultural practices, agriculture's increasing reliance on non-renewable resources, and the long-term productivity of high external-input agricultural systems which has prompted a number of initiatives…

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  • Productivity of Cities book cover

    Productivity of Cities

    1st Edition

    By Sung- Jong Kim

    First published in 1997, this volume from the Bruton Center for Development Studies examines urban productivity and the Korean urban system. The Center recognizes the growing significance of information and technology in local, national and global development. Research conducted within the Center…

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