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  1. Development Studies Handbooks

    With hundreds of handbooks to choose from from our Development Studies list you will be hard pressed not to find something suitable for your area of study.
    We are proud to announce there are over 6 new handbooks publishing this quarter. This collection continues to provide a wealth of important reference sources in one place, from a wide range of experts in the field.

    Why not recommend our Development Studies Handbooks to your library today


  2. Fundamentals of Sustainable Development

    Review of Fundamentals of Sustainable Development

    Professor Nick Gray of Trinity College has reviewed Fundamentals of Sustainable Development, by Niko Roorda and posted it on his blog.

    He concludes: 'This is a colorful and intriguing textbook which I highly recommend. It is the sort of book you wish you had written yourself, but Niko Roorda has done just that and in the process added a remarkable edition to the sustainability library.'

    For the full review, click here!

  3. Handbook of Local and Regional Development wins Regional Studies Association Best Book 2012 award

    On the 5th October, Professor Andy Pike of Newcastle University received the Regional Studies Association (RSA) Best Book Award for the ‘Handbook of Local and Regional Development’ (Routledge 2011). Described by Fabrizio Barca, Italian Minister without portfolio for Territorial Cohesion, as "A must read for all those wanting seriously to understand spatial patterns in development and to engage in the difficult art of modern local and regional development policy". Click here for the full article.

  4. The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid

    The Economist review of The Politics and Economics of Britain’s Foreign Aid: The Pergau Dam Affair

    The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid
    The Pergau Dam Affair
    By Tim Lankester
    978-0-415-52952-5 September 2012

    'Sir Tim Lankester, a former British civil servant who played a central role in the affair, has now produced a gripping account of what Douglas Hurd, Britain’s foreign secretary from 1989-95, called, with typically patrician understatement “a fairish nightmare”.' The Economist, November 2012 click here to read the full review

  5. Now available! New edition of Africa South of the Sahara

    A review of the  third edition of Africa South of the Sahara, by Robert Stock, published in February 2013.

  6. Africa, Book of the Month, April 2012

    Africa: Diversity and Development is a refreshing interdisciplinary text that enhances understanding of Africa’s current position and clarifies possible future scenarios. The book contains illustrations throughout as well as detailed case studies and current data.

    Request your complimentary exam copy today!

  7. Profits, Populism, and Patriarchy: a Book Review Symposium on Ananya Roy’s Poverty Capital

    Read the full article.

  8. Disaster Diplomacy

    ‘A Friend in Need, Temporarily’ review of Disaster Diplomacy

  9. Featured Book: Towards Sustainable Rural Regions in Europe

    This book confronts an important contemporary policy issue: how best to ensure that an agricultural policy can contribute to regions' development.

    Recommend this book to a librarian.

  10. Featured Book: Environment and Economics in Nigeria

    Contributors to this book examine such issues such as violence, health, sustainability, and conservation.

    Recommend this book to a librarian.

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