Books in category Social Science – Developing Countries

  • A nation in waiting Indonesia s search for stability

    A nation in waiting: Indonesia’s search for stability
    Adam Schwarz

    In A Nation in Waiting, Adam Schwarz spans a wide variety of issues of concern in today’s Indonesia, providing a detailed view of one of the world’s most populous, yet least-understood, nations.

  • Adjustment and Social Sector Restructuring

    Adjustment and Social Sector Restructuring
    Jessica M. Vivian, European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

    This volume examines the goals, assumptions, impacts and possible long-term outcomes of social policy trends in developing countries.

  • Financing Cities

    Financing Cities
    George E Peterson, Patricia Clarke Annez

    This book highlights the need to boost infrastructure investment in cities as also the necessity for fiscal management across all levels of government-within the context of decentralizing service delivery responsibilities.

  • The GATT Agriculture and the Developing Countries

    The GATT, Agriculture, and the Developing Countries
    Nurul Islam, Alberto Valdés

  • The Economic Life of Refugees

    The Economic Life of Refugees
    Karen Jacobsen

    "Explores the economic life of refugees in protracted situations in a variety of settings: in camps, in urban areas and in third countries in the West"–Provided by publisher.

  • Population and Land Use in Developing Countries

    Population and Land Use in Developing Countries
    Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council

    This report summarizes the discussions and papers presented at a Committee on Population workshop on population growth and land use change in 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 …

  • Biotechnology and Agricultural Development

    Biotechnology and Agricultural Development
    Robert Burnet Tripp

    This book offers an examination of the performance of the new technology in the broader context of the agricultural institutions that govern its generation.

  • World Economic and Social Survey 2005

    World Economic and Social Survey 2005
    United Nations: Department of Economic and Social Affairs

    This publication examines key global development issues, focusing on the Monterrey Consensus as the current framework for international co-operation for development.

  • 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.

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