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Cassen, Robert

Overview
Works: 68 works in 224 publications in 6 languages and 4,647 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Redactor, Editor
Classifications: HC60, 338.91172201724
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Most widely held works by Robert Cassen
Does aid work? : report to an intergovernmental task force by Robert Cassen ( Book )
32 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
India, population, economy, society by Robert Cassen ( Book )
26 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rich country interests and Third World development ( Book )
14 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Population and development : old debates, new conclusions by Robert Cassen ( Book )
8 editions published in 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soviet interests in the Third World by Robert Cassen ( Book )
8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Planning for growing populations by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ( Book )
14 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
India, the future of economic reform ( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers presented at an international conference, convened at Merton College, University of Oxford, during June 27-29, 1993
Twenty-first century India : population, economy, human development, and the environment by Robert Cassen ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contributed articles
Population policy : a new consensus by Robert Cassen ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In preparation for the 1994 UN Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, this review focused on population policies and programs in developing countries, donor governments, and nongovernmental organizations. Future policy objectives must contend with supply and demand issues. Policies in general relate to reducing unmet need for family planning, promoting social and economic development, and addressing population momentum. Empirical research has established that quality family planning programs can have an impact on reducing unmet need and contribute to fertility decline. Programs need to be designed to meet women's needs with respect for religious and cultural beliefs and to offer a variety of methods of contraception, proper medical follow-up, and attention to reproductive health needs and family planning needs of underserved groups such as adolescents. Programs must be voluntary. Multifaceted and integrated programs are more likely to be successful. Access to safe abortion remains on the agenda. Quality must be improved and a range of methods provided. Population policies must also address underlying causes of high fertility. Such programs would be directed to socioeconomic change, improved child survival, increased female education, and increased opportunities for employment and income generation. A final component of population policies emphasizes delayed marriage and the age of childbearing and increased spacing between births. Population issues are primarily ethical issues about what kind of world people want to live in and the living conditions. Political will and the effectiveness of policy options will determine future actions. Donor agencies should agree to devote 4% of concessional aid to population activities, including HIV/AIDS prevention and reproductive health. Social development assistance should also be increased. Nongovernmental agencies have played and continue to play important roles at the grassroots level in development of skills and participation in population activities. Major development agencies such as OXFAM and Save the Children should expand considerably their efforts. France, Canada, Italy, and the United Kingdom also have contributed little in the past and should increase their aid. Japan will be shifting its program support to balance population activities with development efforts. There should be increased involvement with population support from multilateral donors. US policy has shifted, but ways need to be secured to protect international population programs from the fluctuations in political commitment
Poverty in India : research and policy ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers presented at a workshop held at Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford in October 1987
Entwicklungszusammenarbeit : Fakten - Erfahrungen - Lehren ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prévision et satisfaction des besoins des populations en expansion by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in French and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Population, development and the distribution of incomes by Robert Cassen ( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social investment, productivity and poverty : a survey by Robert Cassen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strategies for growth and poverty alleviation by Robert Cassen ( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National and international adjustment ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adjustment, global and national, to promote sustainable growth in the changing world economy is the main theme of this report. Recession and inflation in the industrial countries, together with the rise in oil prices, have been the main forces at work in the world economy in the 1970s. The report examines their effect on developing countries to see how adjustment has been managed and what lessons may be learned for the 1980s. Adjustment occurs through international trade and capital flows and through changes in national production and consumption patterns. The earlier chapters of the report present global and regional projections for the 1980s and consider international aspects of adjustment in trade, energy and finance. It then turns to adjustment problems of different groups of developing countries and a consideration of the prospects for human development
Social investment, productivity and poverty : a survey by Robert Cassen ( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Human resources in economic development : past and future by Robert Cassen ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Understanding low achievement in English schools by Geeta Gandhi Kingdon ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The impact of population growth on economic development [and] The impact of development on population by Ravi Gulhati ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the impact of population growth on economic development. The speakers consider whether rapid population growth is to be seen not so much as the cause of poverty but as its result. Government intervention in trying to cope with population growth is also considered
 
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Alternative Names
Cassen, R. H.
Cassen, R. H. (Robert H.)
Cassen, R. H. (Robert H.), 1935-
Cassen, Robert
カッセン, ロバート
Languages
English (151)
French (4)
German (3)
Chinese (1)
Danish (1)
Spanish (1)
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