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Critical Concepts in Development Studies

Designed with students and scholars of Development Studies in mind, this series covers a number of sub-areas within this popular area of study. Including titles on Agricultural Development, Gender and Development and Development Economics, the series brings together the best possible research within the field.

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  1. Agricultural Development

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Series: Critical Concepts in Development Studies

    Virtually all national cases of rapid, widespread progress from poverty to wealth have been causally associated with the transformation of agricultural systems. From eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe and North America to late twentieth-century East Asia, striking increases in agricultural...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Development

    Edited by Janet Momsen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Development Studies

    It is increasingly apparent that the growing challenges facing development scholars, policy-makers, and practitioners in the twenty-first century require a more sophisticated understanding of the importance of gender than has hitherto been the case. At a time when the forces of globalization are...

    Published June 18th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Development Economics

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Series: Critical Concepts in Development Studies

    Development economics is in many senses the most fundamental field within the discipline of economics, focused on understanding how resource allocation, human behaviour, institutional arrangements, and private and public policy jointly influence the evolution of the human condition. As the opening...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Energy, Poverty, and Development
    Edited by Benjamin K. Sovacool
    To Be Published June 26th 2014
  2. Gender, Poverty, and Development
    Edited by Sylvia Chant, Gwendolyn Beetham
    To Be Published September 8th 2014

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