Books in category Social Science – Developing Countries

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • The Shaping of Tertiary Education in the Anglophone Caribbean

    The Shaping of Tertiary Education in the Anglophone Caribbean
    Vivienne Roberts

    As tertiary education in the Caribbean enters a period of expansion and maturity, this book is a timely study into how the sector should evolve if it is to meet its target of increasing enrolment from under 10% to 15% by 2005.

  • Los Pa√ ses Menos Adelantados Informe de 2006

    Los Países Menos Adelantados Informe de 2006
    United Nations

    El Informe sobre los Países menos Adelantados de la UNCTAD constituye la fuente más global y autorizada de análisis socioeconómico y de datos sobre las naciones más pobres del mundo.

  • Time Use Studies and Unpaid Care Work

    Time Use Studies and Unpaid Care Work
    Debbie Budlender

    Across the world, unpaid care work – unpaid housework, care of persons, and "volunteer" work – is done predominantly by women. This book presents and compares unpaid care work patterns in seven different countries.

  • 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.

  • Southeast Asian Development

    Southeast Asian Development
    Andrew McGregor

    Including illustrations, case studies and further reading, this book provides an accessible up-to-date introductory text for students and researchers interested in Southeast Asian development, development studies, Asian studies and …

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