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  1. Add to Wish List Health Care Systems in Developing and Transition Countries

    Health Care Systems in Developing and Transition Countries

    Edited by Diana Pinto Masís, Peter C. Smith
    Health policy is a central preoccupation of many, if not all, developing countries. This book presents a selection of ten studies that illustrate the powerful tool that carefully conducted research can offer policy-makers seeking to addr...
    Hardback (February 2010)

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  2. Add to Wish List Immigration, Internal Migration, and Local Mobility in the U.S.

    Immigration, Internal Migration, and Local Mobility in the U.S.

    Donald J. Bogue, Gregory Liegel, Michael Kozloski
    This book provides an important assembly of research findings for all who are interested either in changing or reinforcing present immigration policy. Both comprehensive and up-to-date, the study of the demographic, economic, and social ...
    Hardback (June 2009)

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  3. Add to Wish List Social Policy, Employment and Family Change in Comparative Perspective

    Social Policy, Employment and Family Change in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Jonathan Bradshaw, Aksel Hatland
    This book is a comparative study of family change, parental employment and social policy in the five Nordic countries, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom. In all these countries family forms have been profoundly affected by ...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (June 2006)

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  4. Add to Wish List An Employment-Targeted Economic Program for Kenya

    An Employment-Targeted Economic Program for Kenya

    Robert Pollin, Mwangi wa Githinji, James Heintz
    The Kenyan economy has experienced improved economic growth in recent years, and the government has maintained a commitment to generating 500,000 new jobs per year. But the country still faces severe problems of poverty-level employment ...
    Hardback (August 2008)

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  5. Add to Wish List International Migration and Economic Development

    International Migration and Economic Development

    Robert E.B. Lucas
    This accessible and topical book offers invaluable insights to policy makers in both industrialized and developing countries as well as to scholars and researchers of economics, development, international relations and to specialists in ...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2005)

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  6. Add to Wish List Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development

    Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development

    Edited by Rinaldo Brau, Alessandro Lanza, Stefano Usai
    Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development highlights the opportunities and risks of nature-based tourism for economic development and explores selected strategies for sustainability.
    Hardback (May 2008)

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  7. Add to Wish List Managing Cities in Developing Countries

    Managing Cities in Developing Countries

    Meine Pieter van Dijk
    Urban management is a relatively new topic, which has gained increasing importance due to a rise in urbanization and a wave of decentralization programs in recent decades. This innovative book is the first systematic treatment of the cri...
    Paperback (April 2008)

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    Hardback (October 2006)

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  8. Add to Wish List Globalization, Uncertainty and Men’s Careers

    Globalization, Uncertainty and Men’s Careers

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Melinda Mills, Fabrizio Bernardi
    Globalization, argue the contributors to this book, has remarkably accelerated social and economic change in modern societies. One such change is manifested in the world of work and careers. This book explores whether the forces of globa...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2006)

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  9. Add to Wish List Regional Trade Agreements in Asia

    Regional Trade Agreements in Asia

    Edited by Tran Van Hoa, Charles Harvie
    Tran Van Hoa and Charles Harvie present this original study of the likely effects of new regional development. The first East Asia Summit in 2005 prompted discussions of enlargement of ASEAN free trade agreements to include all major tra...
    Hardback (March 2008)

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  10. Add to Wish List Sustainable Growth and Economic Development

    Sustainable Growth and Economic Development

    Reunka Mahadevan
    This book provides an insight into some of the efforts and actions taken by the rapidly developing economy of Malaysia towards its ‘Vision 2020’ of becoming a developed country. Renuka Mahadevan explores whether the vision can become rea...
    Hardback (January 2008)

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  11. Add to Wish List Technical Progress and Economic Growth

    Technical Progress and Economic Growth

    Ranald J. Taylor
    Most of the studies conducted to examine the growth performance of many developing economies are based on the traditional neoclassical growth frameworks. This book takes an alternative path. It employs a blend of historical, neoclassical...
    Hardback (January 2008)

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  12. Add to Wish List Political Institutions and Development

    Political Institutions and Development

    Edited by Natalia Dinello, Vladimir Popov
    Political Institutions and Development challenges the cliché that ‘good institutions’ are essential for sustainable socio-economic development by focusing on the need to adapt potential solutions to local conditions.
    Hardback (December 2007)

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