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Forthcoming Research Methods in Development Studies Books

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  1. Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism

    By Flavia Martinelli, Frank Moulaert, Andreas Novy

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World

    Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Keerty Nakray, Margaret Alston, Kerri Whittenbury

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    Research in the humanities and social sciences thrives on critical reflections that unfold with each research project, not only in terms of knowledge created, but in whether chosen methodologies served their purpose. Ethics forms the bulwark of any social science research methodology and it...

    To Be Published September 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development

    Edited by Morten Jerven, Deborah Johnston

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the...

    To Be Published October 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. New Models of Inclusive Innovation for Development

    Edited by Richard Heeks, Christopher Foster, Yanuar Nugroho

    Inequality and innovation are both rising issues on the international development agenda. Their intersection is inclusive innovation; defined as the inclusion within some aspect of innovation of groups who are currently marginalised. This is a topic of increasing interest and activity. Large firms...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Impact Evaluation for International Development

    The Essential Guide

    By Maren Duvendack, Richard Palmer-Jones, Laura Camfield

    Impact evaluation is an important tool in research and policy making, as policymakers and donor agencies are under increasing pressure to justify public spending on social and economic interventions. This book will guide the reader through both the basic and more advanced methods of impact...

    To Be Published March 30th 2016 by Routledge

  9. The Research Companion

    A Practical Guide for the Social and Health Sciences, 2nd Edition

    By Petra M. Boynton

    Books on social and behavioral research too often focus on theory and methods overlook the practical skills needed to undertake a research project. The Research Companion recognizes this need and offers clear, honest advice to help avoid typical problems and improve standards and outcomes. The...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Presenting your Data with SPSS

    A Beginner's Guide

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    This introductory guide provides a clear detailed explanation of how to present data in tables and graphs using the popular software application SPSS. It is specifically written for students and researchers in a range of disciplines who have had little or no training in statistics but...

    To Be Published May 15th 2016 by Routledge

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