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Handbook on development policy and management

Author: C H Kirkpatrick; Ronald Clarke; Charles Polidano
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This important Handbook on international development policy and management covers a broad spectrum of contemporary topics across all the major areas of interest.

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Genre/Form: Guides, manuels, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C H Kirkpatrick; Ronald Clarke; Charles Polidano
ISBN: 1843764830 9781843764830
OCLC Number: 51837830
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: 480 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Ron Clarke --
The history of development policy / S. Mansoob Murshed --
Economic planning: theory, practice and experiences / Anis Chowdhury --
Structural adjustment / Tony Addison --
Structural adjustment and Sub-Saharan Africa / Peter Lawrence --
Trade liberalization / Oliver Morrissey --
Industrialization and industrial policy / Frederick Nixson --
Agricultural develpment policy / David Colman --
International finance for development / Jane Harrigan --
Competition and its regulation in developing countries / Paul Cook --
Distribution, poverty and economic growth / Andrew McKay --
Employment and labour market policies in an era of structural adjustment / Rolph van der Hoeven and Lance Taylor --
Privatization / Colin Kirkpatrick --
Financial sector policies / Martin Brownbridge --
Education and public policy / Christopher Colclough --
Health and nutrition policies in development / Prakash Shetty --
Gender and development / Rutth Pearson --
Microfinance / James Roth --
Social protection / Lauchlan T. Munro --
Population and development: from population control to reproductive health / Jocelyn DeJong --
Urbanization / Philip Amis --
Environment, biodiversity and sustainable development: international issues / Katrina Brown --
Environmental assessment and management / Clive George --
From development administration to development management: an overview / O.P. Dwivedi --
Aid and good governance / Mark Robinson --
Democratization / Charles Polidano --
Complex political emergencies / Jonathan Goodhand --
Poverty reduction and the national policy process / David Booth --
Bureaucracy and administrative reform in developing countries / Nick Manning --
Agencification / Jan Kees van Donge --
Capacity building / Mary E. Hilderbrand --
Controlling corruption / Jon S.T. Quah --
Human resource management: the challenge of adaptation / Willy McCourt --
Financial management / A. Premchand --
Civil society and its role in development / Ron Clarke --
The rise of non-governmental organizations: issues in development management / David Lewis --
Public-private partnerships / Dennis Rondinelli --
Decentralization / Brian Smith --
Community participation and decision making / Paul Francis --
Project appraisal and evaluation: recent developments / John Weiss --
Planning and managing development projects / Richard Bond.
Responsibility: edited by Colin Kirkpatrick, Ron Clarke and Charles Polidano.

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`. . . this is a book one would expect to find in all libraries and on all development studies reading lists.' -- John Hailey, Journal of International Development `. . . the Handbook is a unique Read more...

 
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