The 1993/1994 Trócaire Development Review discusses a number of broad themes including trade, employment, food security, and asylum policies. In particular, articles examine the debt crisis in Latin America, goods manufacturing and exportation to EU markets by developing countries, gender issues in the informal sector including a case study of the Philippines, the impacts of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and the effects of asylum policies generated by the European Union.
In addition, recently-published key texts on development are reviewed including the World Development Report 1993 by the World Bank and A Report on Regionalism.
Books reviews include Famine Diary: Journey to a New World by Gerald Keegan, A Voice for Somalia by Mary Robinson, In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture by Kwane Anthony Appiah, The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes, The State, Economic Transformation and Political Change in the Philippines by Amando Doronila, A Captive Land: the Politics of Agrarian Reform in the Philippines by James Putzel, A Changeless Land: Continuity and Change in Philippine Politics by David G. Timberman, A Raw Deal by Peter Madden, Fixing the Rules by Kevin Watkins and Fair Trade by Michael Barratt Brown.
About the Trócaire Development Review
The Review draws together policy analysis and research finding with a particular relevance to Ireland's evolving role in international development. Articles are on economic, social and political themes relating to poverty and injustice in the developing world.
Developing countries' manufactured exports to the EU: the performance of five countries by Siobhán Kenny (pdf)
Food security and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT): a neglected agenda by Alan Matthews (pdf)