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Just a few of the areas we publish in include Cities & the Developing World, Development Studies, Economics and Development, Gender & Development, Population & Development, Regional Development, Research Methods in Development Studies and Rural Development.

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Textbooks

  1. Environment and Citizenship

    By Benito Cao

    The increasing awareness of the human impact on the environment is having a profound effect on the concept and content of citizenship – one of the fundamental institutions that structures human relations. In what is the first introduction of its kind, this book provides an accessible, stimulating and multidimensional overview of the many ways in which concern for the environment... Read more

  2. Research and Fieldwork in Development

    By Daniel Hammett, Chasca Twyman and Mark Graham

    Research and Fieldwork in Development explores both traditional and cutting edge research methods, from interviews and ethnography to spatial data and digital methods. Each chapter provides the reader with an understanding of the theoretical basis of research methods, reflects upon their practice and outlines appropriate analysis techniques. Read more... 

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New Titles

  1. Responding to Syrian Refugees in Turkey

    Roger Mac Ginty, co-author of The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action, gives a first-hand report on the Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey and how the emergency is connected to the themes of his book.

  2. Working in International Development and Humanitarian Assistance

    A Career Guide
    By Maia Gedde

    Foreword by Duncan GreenThis is an indispensable career guide for everyone wanting to work in or already working in the international development and humanitarian emergencies sector. It provides a general introduction and insight into the sector, for those exploring it as a potential career... Read more

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Research & Reference

  1. New Major Work from Routledge - City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the recovery and resilience of a city. Read more here ...

    Click here to recommend to your library today!

    This collection is part of the Critical Concepts in Built Environment series. Other Major Work collections publishing in this series include: Planning Theory, Mobilities, Public Space, Urban Landscape and Healthy Cities

  2. Interview with Roger Mac Ginty, joint author of ‘The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action.’

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Roger Mac Ginty, the joint author of The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action. He reveals the reasons why he decided to write this book, how this book is different than other books in the field and what he found surprising when researching the book. Roger Mac Ginty's new book The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action is out in March and  Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding is out in paperback in April.

    (There are more books on humanitarian issues in the Routledge Humanitarian Studies Series, edited by Alex de Waal and Thea Hilhorst)
     

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General Interest

  1. Learn more about Deepta Chopra’s new book, ‘Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia’...

    Deepta Chopra, co-author of Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia, edited by Gabriele Koehler and Deepta Chopra, Preface by Naila Kabeer, has put together a great article, talking about her new book which publishes this month. Read the full article here...

  2. The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

    This series, edited by Séverine Deneulin, Ortrud Lessmann and Krushil Watene, aims to foster multi-disciplinary discussions of contemporary issues, using the normative framework of the ‘capability approach’ and human development paradigm. It considers the extent to which the capability approach, and its perspective of human freedom, provides useful and innovative ways of interpreting and analyzing various social realities, such as wellbeing and justice; land conflict; indigenous rights; and technological innovation.  Read more.

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News

  1. The Sustainability Hub March Update Now Live!

    The Routledge Sustainability Hub has now been updated, most notably to include a brand new topic, Environmental Economics, full of recommended books and terrific new resources.  

    Click here to read more about what the Hub has to offer and view the latest resources and topics.

  2. Art, Culture and International Development

    John Clammer, author of Art, Culture and International Development discusses his journey in exploring the links between the arts and sustainable development.

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July 2015

Jul 10 ~ International Sustainable Development Research Society 2015 (ISDRS)

September 2015

Sep 7 ~ Development Studies Association 2015 Annual Conference (DSA)

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