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The Elgar companion to development studies

Author: David Clark
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2006.
Series: Elgar original reference.
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This is a reference that covers development studies and, more specifically, development economics. It brings together experts from the fields of politics, sociology, geography, anthropology and philosophy to discuss the different aspects of development in poor countries.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Elgar companion to development studies.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2006
(DLC) 2005058953
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Clark
ISBN: 9781847202864 1847202861 9781847206244 1847206247
OCLC Number: 84387229
Description: 1 online resource (xli, 713 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction: Development Studies in the Twenty-First CenturyDavid A. Clark1. Ageing and DevelopmentPeter Lloyd-Sherlock2. Agriculture and Economic GrowthC. Peter Timmer3. Assets, Markets and EntitlementJulian May4. Basic Needs ApproachFrances Stewart5. Bauer, Peter Tamas (1915-2002)Walter Elkan6. Boserup, Ester (b. 1910)Irene Tinker7. Cambridge Controversies in Growth TheoryAvi J. Cohen8. Capability ApproachDavid A. Clark9. Capitalism and DevelopmentJohn Sender and Jonathan R. Pincus10. Child LabourKristoffel Lieten11. Child PovertySantosh Mehrotra12. Chronic PovertyDavid Hulme13. ClassAlastair Greig, David Hulme and Mark Turner14. ColonialismStephen Howe15. Conflict and Conflict ResolutionTom Woodhouse16. Corporate Social ResponsibilityDavid Birch17. Cost-Benefit Analysis for DevelopmentJohn Weiss18. Crisis ManagementDavid Alexander19. Culture and DevelopmentDes Gasper20. Debt CrisisA. P. Thirlwall21. Democracy and DevelopmentIrma Adelman22. DependencyJohn S. Saul and Colin Leys23. Development EthicsDenis Goulet24. Diploma DiseaseAngela W. Little25. Disability and DevelopmentBarbara Harriss-White and Devi Sridhar26. Disaster MitigationAilsa Holloway27. The Domar ModelRobert M. Solow28. East Asian CrisisKaushik Basu29. Economic AidHoward White30. Education for All and the Millennium Development GoalsKeith M. Lewin31. Education, Returns toGeeta Kingdon32. Endogenous GrowthHeinz D. Kurz33. Environment and DevelopmentDavid Pearce34. EthnicityRobert H. Bates35. Famine as a Social PhenomenonS. R. Osmani36. Food SecurityJohn Cathie37. Foreign Direct InvestmentLuiz de Mello38. Gender and DevelopmentRuth Pearson39. Global InequalitiesRichard Jolly40. Globalisation and DevelopmentLeslie Sklair41. Globalisation and Development PolicyIan Goldin42. Green Revolution and BiotechnologyJonathan R. Pincus43. Haq, Mahbub ul (1934-1998)Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and Selim Jahan44. The Harrod Model of Growth and Some Early Reactions to ItG. C. Harcourt45. Hill, Polly (1914-2005)C.A. Gregory46. Hirschman, Albert Otto (b. 1915)Osvaldo Feinstein47. History and Development StudiesAmiya Bagchi48. HIV/AIDS and DevelopmentTony Barnett49. Human CapitalSriya Iyer50. Human DevelopmentMozaffar Qizilbash51. Human Development and Economic GrowthGustav Ranis52. Human Development IndexAmartya K. Sen53. Human RightsBas de Gaay Fortman54. Human SecuritySelim Jahan55. Income DistributionRichard Jolly56. Inequality MeasurementJames E. Foster57. Informal Sector EmploymentJan Breman58. Institutions and DevelopmentPranab Bardhan59. Internal Migration and Rural Livelihood DiversificationRachel Murphy60. International TradeArvind Panagariya61. Kaldor, Nicholas (1908-1986)J.S.L. McCombie62. Kalecki, Michal (1899-1970)Jan Toporowski63. Kindleberger, Charles Poor (1910-2003)Mi?a Pani?64. Kuznets, Simon (1901-1985)Moshe Syrquin65. Labour MarketsGuy Standing66. Land ReformHenry Bernstein67. Least Developed CountriesDharam Ghai68. The Lewis ModelPrabhat Patnaik69. Lewis, (William) Arthur).
Series Title: Elgar original reference.
Other Titles: Companion to development studies
Development studies
Responsibility: edited by David Alexander Clark.


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