© 1989

Improving Traditional Rural Technologies


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Jeffrey James
    Pages 1-16
  3. Jeffrey James
    Pages 39-59
  4. Jeffrey James
    Pages 61-114
  5. Jeffrey James
    Pages 115-121
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 123-136

About this book


This book contends that large numbers in the Third World will become reliant on traditional rural technologies over the next thirty to forty years. The author is concerned that policy responses to this problem are insufficient and advocates a broader analytic framework to tackle the problem.


adoption development diffusion experience framework Fusion policy project projects proving Third World tradition

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Boston UniversityUnited States

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Improving Traditional Rural Technologies
  • Authors Jeffrey James
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection Social Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-43711-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-09363-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-09361-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 136
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Sociology, general
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