Under - Underdevelopment
Majeed R. Jafar
The present work treats of an underdeveloped area within an underdeveloped or developing country; hence, the title is "Under-Underdevelopment". The research was conducted within the disciplines of economics underdevelopment and social policy regional policy. The analysis of the subject matter was carried out within its historical and political contexts. Its purpose is the study of socio-economic conditions and trends and social dilemmas prevailing in the area.
I would like to express my gratitude to Prof. O. Riihinen for his continued help, guidance and criticism. I would also like to thank Prof. J. Lehtinen for his help and many useful suggestions. Many individuals have helped me in various ways throughout the preparation and writing of this work; to all of them I would like to express my thanks.
I am also thankful to the Social Policy Association for meeting part of the costs of printing this study and for publishing it under its seriers.
I would like to thank Lindy Jones for typing the manuscript and Peter Dodds for proof reading the typescript.
I would also like to thank the people at Painoprint Oy for their patience and good work.