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The sociology of modernization and development.
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ISBN: 0043012213 Year: 1988 Publisher: London : Unwin Hyman,

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Flexibilidad y nuevos modelos productivos
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ISBN: 997882488X Year: 1994 Publisher: Quito Ed. unidos Nariz del diablo,

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Un monde meilleur pour tous : Poursuite des objectifs internationaux de développement.
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ISBN: 1462340172 1451991606 1451962584 Year: 2000 Publisher: Washington, District of Columbia : Fonds monetaire international,


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The sociology of development handbook
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ISBN: 9780520963474 0520963474 Year: 2016 Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press,

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"This handbook brings together essays by leading contributors to development sociology by addressing intellectual challenges: internal and international migration, transformation of political regimes, globalization, changes in household and family formations, gender dynamics, technological change, population and economic growth, environmental sustainability, peace and war, and the production and reproduction of social and economic inequality. The Sociology of Development Handbook includes essays that reflect the range of debates in development sociology and in the interdisciplinary study and practice of development"--Provided by publisher.


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Understanding the growth slowdown
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ISBN: 1939709784 Year: 2015 Publisher: Washington, District of Columbia : Cato Institute Press,

Development theory : deconstructions/reconstructions
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ISBN: 0761952934 0761952926 Year: 2001 Publisher: London Sage


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Economy in changing society : consumptions, markets, organizations and social policies
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ISBN: 1283192691 1443827665 9786613192691 9781443827669 Year: 2011 Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars,

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Economy is embedded in ongoing concrete social networks, and economic processes are increasingly international in character. Three interrelated processes are crucial for setting the frame of analysis for this book: globalisation, development of post-industrial societies, and transformation of European post-socialist countries. Otherin this framework the main issues will be as follows: (1) Economies in transition: reliable patterns, imitation, local adaptation, cultural embeddedness; (2) Multip...


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Understanding the growth slowdown
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ISBN: 9781939709783 1939709784 Year: 2015 Publisher: Washington, District of Columbia : Cato Institute Press,


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Sorting Africa's development puzzle : the participatory social learning theory as an alternative approach
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ISBN: 1282561774 9786612561771 0761849084 Year: 2010 Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America,

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This book explores why Africa has not managed to achieve sustainable, self-regenerating development. The work situates problems in the practices employed by national political elites, donors and lenders to African development, and book offers a studied alternative that can positively change Africa's development direction - The Participatory Social Learning Approach.


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Planning and Socioeconomic Applications
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ISBN: 9048181771 1402096410 9786612000676 1282000675 1402096429 Year: 2009 Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer,

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The book focuses on socio-demographics and the use of these data to support strategic planning initiatives associated with the spatial expansion of urban areas and economic development. It contains a conceptual discussion of the challenges, both methodological and practical, implementing GIS applications for assessing economic and planning activities in peripheral regions including developing countries. The book examines how spatial clustering concepts, spatial models, and related visualization techniques (GIS) can be applied to the case of economic development in rural environments. It discusses methodological issues including data and analysis issues. It also examines the differential growth patterns of counties within city-systems of the Western United States from the date of county formation until the late 20th century, using an historical GIS and historical US Census data. The final chapter summarizes the collection and positions it within the context of the broader book series on geotechnologies. The book is written by planning practitioners as well as university based researchers. It will provide scholars and professionals with a survey of the contemporary work in the field, and with insights into remaining questions, methodological debates, and technical complications of employing geotechnologies in the real world.

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