Recent Submissions

  • Editorial 

    C., J.A. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
  • Administrative Training: Doublethink and Newspeak 

    Minogue, Martin (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary Administrative training is a growth industry, and has developed a philosophy and practice. The philosophy consists of claims about the purposes and results of training which the practice cannot substantiate. Those ...
  • Developing Effective Study Programmes for Public Administrators 

    Goslin, Ron (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary This article examines the essential aspects of the provision of programmes for overseas public services—their establishment, design, implementation and evaluation. The areas analysed include the establishment of ...
  • Development Studies: The Struggle for Recognition 

    Fuller, Colin (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary This article examines some of the problems associated with the teaching of development studies to public officials within a University context. It is concluded that there is an obvious need for greater understanding ...
  • The Economist's Dilemma—The Relevance of Development Economics to Public Administration 

    Edmonds, L. S. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary There is general disillusionment amongst academics concerned with development studies with the results of two decades of sustained attempts to stimulate economic development and economic planning in the developing ...
  • Research and Teaching Materials in Development Studies 

    Boodhoo, Martin J. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary The case for linking research with the preparation of teaching materials in Development Studies continues to obsess academics and practitioners. This article focuses on some current trends and problems in development ...
  • The Meaning of Collaborative Research 

    Livingstone, A. S. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary This article examines the prospects for inter?country collaborative research between academic institutions of greatly varying experience and resources, and notes the case for unilateral action by research institutes ...
  • Disaster Preparedness in the Developing World 

    Ritchie, G. N. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary This article discusses the significance of disaster resulting from natural phenomena for people and societies in the developing world. It examines the need to develop planning and management techniques and skills ...
  • Land Development in Mexico: A case study 

    Winder, David (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary The case examined is the Carrizo Valley irrigation scheme in N.W. Mexico. Members of the ejidos (land holding communities) as beneficiaries of the agrarian reform, were granted usufructural rights over 76 per ...
  • Development and Underdevelopment in Britain and Ireland 

    Minogue, Martin (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary Students of development may use diverse definitions of development and underdevelopment, but invariably these definitions are related to regions or states which are regarded as disadvantaged by comparison with ...
  • The Politics of Planning: The Third Malaysia Plan 

    Craig, James A. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary The Third Malaysia Plan is a statement of the political developments within the Malaysian polity, and provides great insight into the main debates and power configurations within the coalition government. The ...
  • Extending the University for Grass?Roots Development 

    Clarke, Ronald (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
    Summary Universities in developing countries are often attacked as over?subsidised bastions of privilege, but they have a considerable and generally unrecognised potential as agents of grass?roots development through ...
  • Inside India Today 

    Craig, James A. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)
  • The Peruvian Experiment 

    Winder, David (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1977)