Books in category Social Science – Developing Countries

  • The Impact of Preferential Rules of Origin in the Textile and Clothing Sectors in Africa

    The Impact of Preferential Rules of Origin in the Textile and Clothing Sectors in Africa
    Roman Grynberg

    Alongside the MFA phase-out there has been a proliferation of preferential trading arrangements which has resulted in new and more complex forms of managed trade in textiles and clothing.This volume of five studies by Commonwealth experts …

  • The Shaping of Tertiary Education in the Anglophone Caribbean

    The Shaping of Tertiary Education in the Anglophone Caribbean
    Vivienne Roberts

    As tertiary education in the Caribbean enters a period of expansion and maturity, this book is a timely study into how the sector should evolve if it is to meet its target of increasing enrolment from under 10% to 15% by 2005.

  • Los Pa√ ses Menos Adelantados Informe de 2006

    Los Países Menos Adelantados Informe de 2006
    United Nations

    El Informe sobre los Países menos Adelantados de la UNCTAD constituye la fuente más global y autorizada de análisis socioeconómico y de datos sobre las naciones más pobres del mundo.

  • Regions and Development

    Regions and Development
    Sheila Page, European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes

    Three conclusions start to emerge: there is some evidence for a more widespread interest in formal regional organisations, although these are taking too wide a range of forms to be treated as a single phenomenon.

  • Financing Development 2008

    Financing Development 2008

    The authors of Financing Development 2008, designed to accompany discussions in the OECD Global Forum on Development, take a variety of approaches to the ownership question. They ask what developing-country ownership really means.

  • Trade Growth and Inequality in the Era of Globalization

    Trade, Growth and Inequality in the Era of Globalization
    Kishor Sharma, Oliver Morrissey

    This important book provides useful insights on the links between trade, growth and inequality by examining the experience of a wide range of developing countries.

  • Wringing Success from Failure in Late developing Countries

    Wringing Success from Failure in Late-developing Countries
    Joseph F. Stepanek

    Examines what works, what can work well, and what fails in development and foreign assistance.

  • The Jonathan Schell Reader

    The Jonathan Schell Reader
    Jonathan Schell

    A landmark collection of writings spanning the career of a renowned journalist includes his dispatches from Vietnam, his excoriating account of Pentagon politics, his apocalyptic vision of nuclear war, and his coverage of issues of peace, …

  • Towards Sustainable Development in Industry

    Towards Sustainable Development in Industry?
    Ralph Andrew Luken, Paul Hesp

    This book makes a timely and important contribution to the controversial area of development policy and practice.

  • Ecology and Development in the Third World

    Ecology and Development in the Third World
    Avijit Gupta, A. Gupta

    This comprehensive 2nd edition provides an up-to-date introduction to the nature of ecological degradation in a world of dramatic environmental changes.

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