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Forthcoming Development Theory Books

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  1. Transformative Sustainable Development

    Participation, reflection and change

    By Kei Otsuki

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations. In this context, participation is a genuinely transformative approach to sustainable...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Art, Culture and International Development

    Humanizing social transformation

    By John Clammer

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Culture is not simply an explanation of last resort, but is itself a rich, multifaceted and contested concept and set of practices that needs to be expanded, appreciated and applied in fresh ways if it is to be both valued in itself and to be of use in practical development. This innovative book...

    To Be Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Theory and Practice of Microcredit

    By Wahiduddin Mahmud, S.R. Osmani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Microcredit has emerged as a hugely popular tool all over the developing world for helping poor people to help themselves by engaging in self-employed income-earning activities. By developing innovative ways of providing the poor with access to credit, the ‘microcredit revolution’, as it has come...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from...

    To Be Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Art and International Development

    Edited by Polly Stupples, Katerina Teaiwa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

    Given the increasingly high profile of the creative economy as a driver of development, this book addresses the following question: what contributions can the arts make to processes of international development and how can those processes best be supported by development agencies? Visual artists,...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Development in Crisis

    Threats to Human Well-Being in the Global South and Global North

    Edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg, Samuel Cohn

    Development in Crisis: Threats to Human Well-being in the Global South and the Global North, edited by Rae Blumberg and Samuel Cohn, is a provocative, engaging collection of real-world case studies in development focusing on two under-emphasized threats to growth and human well-being worldwide: The...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Resilience, Development and Global Change

    By Katrina Brown

    Resilience is currently infusing policy debates and public discourses, widely promoted as a normative goal in fields as diverse as the economy, national security, personal development and well-being. Resilience thinking provides a framework for understanding dynamics of complex, inter-connected...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to globalisation

    By Aram Ziai

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The book describes and analyses the discourse of 'development' over time. It explores the manner in which people have been talking and writing about the topic and the rules according to which they have done it. Using the methods of Michel Foucault, the book traces the origin of development...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

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