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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.

Featured news and products from Routledge Development Studies

Textbooks

  1. Featured Series: 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.
     

  2. ‘Population and Development’ and the British General Election

    Bill Gould, the author of Population and Development, 2nd Edition, discusses the universal issues and themes within the book in relation to the upcoming British general election.

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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. Disaster and Humanitarian Studies Catalog

    Routledge is pleased to present our Disaster and Humanitarian Studies 2015 catalog.  We've arranged our new titles and key backlist into 3 main sections Humanitarianism, Disaster Management & Leadership and Disaster Programs & Operations.

    A few of the highlights include:

    Click here to view the full range of books in the catalog.

  2. 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

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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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New textbooks in established subject areas for students at all stages of their degree

Course Guides

The courses below offer a listing of the most current textbooks from Routledge Development Studies. You can also continue browsing our complete catalog of textbook options. If you'd like to consult with one of our representatives, browse our contact listings.

Conferences, exhibits and events we will be attending in the near future

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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