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  • Urbanisation in the Developing World

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Drakakis-Smith

    First published in 1986, this reissue is concerned with the increased social problems, regional imbalances, and economic dislocation resulting from the alarming growth rate of cities in the developing world. It considers theoretical questions and contains wide-ranging case studies to support the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume II

    Reassessing the Obstacles to Economic Development, 1st Edition

    By Nathaniel H Leff

    First published in 1982, this work builds on the detailed economic history of Brazil in its companion volume: "Economic Structure and Change, 1822-1947", assessing and challenging the established interpretations. The book covers in depth the causes of the Northeast’s poor economic experience and…

    Paperback – 2013-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • The Geography of Underdevelopment

    A Critical Survey, 1st Edition

    By Dean Forbes

    First published in 1984, this title discusses the emergence of both the orthodox and political economy based approaches to underdevelopment in geography , critically assessing their strengths and weaknesses, and showing the relationship between intellectual developments and changing material…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • Migrating Music

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Toynbee, Byron Dueck

    Migrating Music considers the issues around music and cosmopolitanism in new ways. Whilst much of the existing literature on ‘world music’ questions the apparently world-disclosing nature of this genre – but says relatively little about migration and mobility – diaspora studies have much to say…

    Paperback – 2012-04-23
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Population Geography: Progress & Prospect (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    First published in 1986, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the contemporary state of knowledge in the field of population geography. It discusses the contemporary state of the art and surveys new research developments and new thinking in the major branches of the subject. It thereby…

    Paperback – 2012-03-26
    Routledge

  • Migration in Comparative Perspective

    Caribbean Communities in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Byron, Stéphanie Condon

    This book presents a comparative perspective on post-war Caribbean migration to Britain and France. Both migrations were responses to the link between former colonies and colonial powers. However, the movements of labor occurred within separately and differently evolving political contexts,…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Population and Migration

  • The International Migration of Health Workers

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Connell

    This volume provides the first detailed overview of the growing phenomenon of the international migration of skilled health workers. The contributors focus on who migrates, why they migrate, what the outcomes are for them and their extended families, what their experiences in the workforce are, and…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Population and Migration

  • Refugees, Recent Migrants and Employment

    Challenging Barriers and Exploring Pathways, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia McKay

    Upheavals in vast areas of the world have led to a growing number of international refugees, a significant proportion of which have made their way to the West. At the same time, economic and social pressures, together with skills and labour shortages, have encouraged the migration for work of…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Population and Migration

  • Ageing in East Asia

    Challenges and Policies for the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tsung-hsi Fu, Rhidian Hughes

    Ageing populations present considerable challenges to welfare states internationally, and East Asia is no exception. Demographics show that countries in East Asia either have the highest proportion of older people, or the speed at which their population is ageing is faster than anywhere else in the…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

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