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Encyclopedia of international development

Author: Tim Forsyth
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon, OX ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
International Development is now a major global activity and the focus of the rapidly growing academic discipline of development studies. The Encyclopedia of International Development provides definitions and discussions of the key concepts, controversies and actors associated with international development for a readership of development workers, teachers and students. With 600 entries, ranging in length from
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Forsyth
ISBN: 041525342X 9780415253420
OCLC Number: 55658010
Description: xix, 826 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 20/20 Proposal. Absolute Vs Relative Poverty. Accountability (Political). Adjustment With A Human Face (UNICEF 1987). Advocacy Coalitions. African Development Bank. Ageing. Agenda 21. Agrarian Reform. Agrarian Transformation. Agribusiness. Agricultural Involution (Geertz). Agriculture. Agrochemicals. Agroforestry. Aid. Aid Evaluation and Effectiveness. AIDS. Alternative Development. Anti-Development Criticisms. Apartheid. Appropriate Technology. Arms Sales and Control. ASEAN. Asian Crises. Asylum-Seeking and Granting. Authoritarianism. Bandung Conference (1955). Barefoot Doctors. Basel Convention. Basic Needs Approach. 'Big Push' Concept (Rosenstein-Rodin and Nurkse). Bilateral Aid Agencies. Biodiversity. Biomedicine. Biopiracy. Bioprospecting. Biosafety Protocol. Biotechnology. Boreholes. Brain Drain. Brandt Commission. Bretton Woods. Brown Environmental Agenda. Brundtland Commission. Bucharest Conference (1974). Bureaucracy. Butler's Model of tourism development. Cairo conference (ICPD, 1994). Capability Vs Utility. Capacity-Building. Capital Flight. Capital Intensive. Capital Markets. Capitalism. Care. Carrying Capacity. Cartels. Caste. Casualisation of Work. CEDAW (Convention for Eliminating all Forms of Discrimination Against Women). CGE Models. Charities. Child Labour. Child Prostitution. Child Soldiers. Children and Development. Chipko Movement. Cholera. Christianity and Development. Chronic Poverty. Circular Migration. Citizenship. Civil Society. Clash of Civilisations (Huntington). Clean Development Mechanism. Climate Change and Development. Club of Rome. Clustering. Cold War. Collectivisation. Colonialism and Development. Commercialization. Commission on Sustainable Development (UN). Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). Common Pool Resources.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Forsyth.


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"A resource for every academic library reference shelf... The 600 signed entries, ranging from brief and factual to longer essays, are clear and concise... Highly recommended."-"Choice, June, 2005

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