Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Development Geography Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 128 new and published books in the subject of Development Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive systems (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and histories....

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Celebrity Advocacy and International Development

    By Dan Brockington

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Celebrity advocacy is a curious phenomenon. It occupies a significant proportion of the public domain, but does so without engaging particularly well with much of the public. Yet this may not matter very much. Many people at the core of advocacy, and in political and business elites, simply do not...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global South

    Edited by Susan Parnell, Sophie Oldfield

    The renaissance in urban theory draws directly from a fresh focus on the neglected realities of cities beyond the west and embraces the global south as the epicentre of urbanism. This Handbook engages the complex ways in which cities of the global south and the global north are rapidly shifting,...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ethical Trade, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods

    Women Smallholders and Ethicality in Kenya

    By Kiah Smith

    Fair and ethical trade is often criticized for being highly gendered, and for institutionalizing the ethical values of consumers, the priorities of NGOs and governments, and most of all, food retailers. But little is known about how women smallholder farmers experience diverse ethical...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Human Security and Natural Disasters

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Geographies of Developing Areas

    The Global South in a Changing World, 2nd Edition

    By Glyn Williams, Paula Meth, Katie Willis

    Geographies of Developing Areas is a thought provoking and accessible introductory text, presenting a fresh view of the Global South that challenges students' pre-conceptions and promotes lively debate. Rather than presenting the Global South as a set of problems, from rapid urbanization to poverty...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Companion to Development Studies, Third Edition

    Edited by Vandana Desai, Rob Potter

    The Companion to Development Studies contains over a hundred chapters written by leading international experts within the field to provide a concise and authoritative overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies. Covering a wide range of...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Fieldwork in the Global South

    Ethical Challenges and Dilemmas

    Edited by Jenny Lunn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Choosing to do fieldwork overseas, particularly in the Global South, is a challenge in itself. The researcher faces logistical complications, health and safety issues, cultural differences, language barriers, and much more. But permeating the entire fieldwork experience are a range of...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The End of the Developmental State?

    Edited by Michelle Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    The End of the Developmental State? brings together leading scholars of development to assess the current status of the "developmental state" in several developing and transitional economies of South Korea, Taiwan, Ireland, the United Kingdom, China, South Africa, Brazil and India. Has the concept...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Global Perspectives on Gender and Space

    Engaging Feminism and Development

    Edited by Ann M. Oberhauser, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Feminism has re-shaped the way we think about equality, power relations and social change. Recent feminist scholarship has provided new theoretical frameworks, methodologies and empirical analyses of how gender and feminism are situated within the development process. Global Perspectives on Gender...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge