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Routledge Perspectives on Development

Routledge Perspectives on Development provides an invaluable, up to date and refreshing approach to key development issues for academics and students working in the field of development, in disciplines such as anthropology, economics, geography, international relations, politics and sociology.

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1-10 of 25 results in Routledge Perspectives on Development
  1. Global Finance and Development

    By David Hudson

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    The question of money, how to provide it, and how to acquire it where needed is axiomatic to development. The realities of global poverty and the inequalities between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’ are clear and well documented, and the gaps between world’s richest and the world’s poorest are...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Climate Change and Development

    By Thomas Tanner, Leo Horn-Phathanothai

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    The evidence for human-induced climate change is now overwhelming, the brunt of its impacts is already being felt by poor people, and the case for urgent action is compelling. This book addresses the two greatest challenges of our time – averting catastrophic climate change and eradicating poverty...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Religions and Development

    By Emma Tomalin

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Religion has been excluded from development studies for decades. Religious traditions have contributed greatly towards development work, yet major international players have tended to ignore its role. Recent years have shown a noticeable shift in development policy, practice and research to...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Development Organizations

    By Rebecca Schaaf

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Continuing debates over the meaning of development and awareness of the persistence of poverty have resulted in increasing concern over how to ‘do’ development. There are growing numbers of development organizations, undertaking different activities, at different scales, with different motivations,...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Latin American Development

    By Julie Cupples

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Latin America’s diverse political and economic struggles and triumphs have captured the global imagination. The region has been a site of brutal dictators, revolutionary heroes, the Cold War struggle and as a place in which the global debt crisis has had some of its most lasting and...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Sustainable Development

    4th Edition

    By Jennifer Elliott

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    This fourth edition has been comprehensively rewritten and updated to provide a concise, well illustrated and accessible introduction to the characteristics, challenges and opportunities of sustainable development with particular reference to developing countries. The contested nature of...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Food and Development

    By E.M. Young

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    The relationship between food and development has always been controversial. Over the last thirty years, development in the north and south has failed to deliver people a decent diet. While some people have too little food and die as a consequence, some people have too much food and die from...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Theories and Practices of Development

    2nd Edition

    By Katie Willis

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Global economic crisis and the implications of global environmental change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how ‘development’ in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, ‘development’ has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Water Resources and Development

    By Clive Agnew, Philip Woodhouse

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Since the start of the twenty-first century there has been an unprecedented focus upon water as a key factor in the future of both society and environment. Water management lies at the heart of strategies of development as does the added the hazard of climate change. Water Resources and...

    Published October 31st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Economics and Development Studies

    By Michael Tribe, Frederick Nixson, Andy Sumner

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Development studies textbooks and courses have sometimes tended to avoid significant economic content. However, without an understanding of the economic aspects of international development many of the more complex issues cannot be fully comprehended. Economics and Development Studies makes the...

    Published August 3rd 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Population and Development, 2nd Edition
    By W. T. S. Gould
    To Be Published May 14th 2015
  2. Conservation and Development
    By Shonil Bhagwat, Andrew Newsham
    To Be Published September 29th 2015
  3. South Asian Development
    By Trevor Birkenholtz
    To Be Published February 27th 2016
  4. Natural Resource Extraction and Development
    By Roy Maconachie, Gavin M. Hilson
    To Be Published February 29th 2016

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