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  1. Development Studies Research and Reference Catalog

    The New Development Studies Research and Reference Catalog is now Live

    From key research on vital topics, to handbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to further your own research, challenge your students, and provide essential reference materials for your institutional library. This online catalog will allow you to:

    • Browse full details of our new titles; including table of contents, reviews, author biographies and more
    • Recommend titles of interest to your librarian
    • Create unique booklists to browse, buy, and forward to friends, colleagues and librarians.

    Interested? - Simply click on this link to take a look

  2. Author Interview with Anita Breuer

    Read our interview with Anita Breuer, co-editor of Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America: Opportunities and Risks, edited by Anita Breuer and Yanina Welp.

    Anita is Senior Researcher at the German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany, where her research focuses on the role of the Internet and social media in democracy promotion.

  3. The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

    This series, edited by Séverine Deneulin, Ortrud Lessmann and Krushil Watene, aims to foster multi-disciplinary discussions of contemporary issues, using the normative framework of the ‘capability approach’ and human development paradigm. It considers the extent to which the capability approach, and its perspective of human freedom, provides useful and innovative ways of interpreting and analyzing various social realities, such as wellbeing and justice; land conflict; indigenous rights; and technological innovation.  Read more.

  4. UN Book Launch for ‘Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development’

    Last month saw the official launch of Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development: Learning Journeys in Conservation, by John Blewitt and Daniella Tilbury. It was a formal yet colorful event, at the UN in Nairobi, with Maasai dancers, traditional African celebrations and valuable endorsements from the UN agencies... Read more >>>

  5. More great savings!!!

    For the second installment of our December savings, we are excited to announce that you can now also SAVE 20% on all titles from the Routledge Explorations in Development Studies series.

    For a limited time only, you can save 20% on as many books from the series as you would like. Just enter discount code RED13 when you checkout. For the full range of titles in the series, please click here.

  6. Reflections on ‘Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development’

    Franklin Obeng-Odoom, author of Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development, has recently shared his reflections of the book with Urbani izziv ("Urban Challenge"). Franklin discusses the global interest in cities and governance and how his book contributes to the conversation. Read the full article here.

  7. Women, Livestock Ownership and Markets

    Bridging the Gender Gap in Eastern and Southern Africa
    Edited by Jemimah Njuki and Pascal C. Sanginga

    This book provides empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and from different production systems of the importance of livestock as an asset to women and their participation in livestock and livestock product markets. It explores the issues of intra-household income management and economic benefits of livestock markets to women, focusing on how types of markets, the types of products and women’s participation in markets influence their access to livestock income... Read more...

  8. Alternative Food Networks

    Knowledge, Practice, and Politics
    By David Goodman, E. Melanie DuPuis and Michael K. Goodman

    This timely book provides a critical review of the growth of alternative food networks and their struggle to defend their ethical and aesthetic values against the standardizing pressures of the corporate mainstream with its "placeless and nameless" global supply networks. It explores how these alternative movements are "making a difference" and their possible role as fears of global climate change and food insecurity intensify... Read more...

  9. Religions and Development

    By Emma Tomalin

    This innovative text presents religions as something that can both obstruct and aid development, encouraging readers to engage critically with the multiple ways that religion impacts on both the conceptualization of development as well the resulting project interventions. This will be of interest to undergraduate, postgraduate students and scholars interested in religious studies, development studies, and the broader study of societies and cultures... Read more...

  10. Development Organizations

    By Rebecca Schaaf

    This invaluable text is richly complimented throughout with case studies to help illustrate the operations of development organizations; from the impact of multinational oil companies in the Niger delta to the impact of IMF reforms in Latin America and the Caribbean. This clearly written and user friendly text contains a wealth of features to assist student learning, including start of chapter learning outcomes, and end of chapter summaries, discussion topics, and suggestions for further reading and relevant websites... Read more...

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