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Recent Articles

  1. Trust and history in the making of a better world

    Rosalind Eyben, author of International Aid and the Making of a Better World: Reflexive Practice, has recently written an article based on her new book, which examines trust and history in the making of a better world. Within the first day of posting, this article received over 3,000 views. Join the conversation, share your views, and read the full article here.

  2. Author interview with Chris Lyttleton: Intimate Economies of Development

    Chris Lyttleton is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Macquarie University, Australia, and author of Intimate Economies of Development: Mobility, Sexuality and Health in Asia. Learn more about the author and his new book, by reading our author interview, here.

  3. Understanding Sustainable Development

    2nd Edition
    By John Blewitt

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s powerful multi-perspective approach and breath of coverage. A truly comprehensive introduction to sustainable development, it is designed specifically to allow access to the topic from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds and to develop understanding of a diversity of approaches and traditions at different levels... Read more...

  4. Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countries

    By Frauke Urban

    Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times and in order to tackle this carbon emissions need to be mitigated. China and India have recently become some of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters. Transitions to low carbon energy, for reducing emissions that lead to climate change, are therefore an urgent priority for China and India and at a global level... Read more...

  5. Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces
    Edited by Khayaat Fakier and Ellen Ehmke

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment... Read more...

  6. Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises

    Everyday Politics of Crisis Response
    Edited by Dorothea Hilhorst

    Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse – are usually perceived as a complete break from normalcy, spurring special emergency policies and interventions. In reality, there are many continuities and discontinuities between crisis and normalcy. What does this mean for our understanding of politics, aid, and local institutions during crises... Read more...

  7. Climate Change and Development

    By Thomas Tanner and Leo Horn-Phathanothai

    Climate Change and Development provides a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary foundation for understanding the complex and tangled relationship between development and climate change. It argues that transformational approaches are required in order to reconcile poverty reduction and climate protection and secure sustained prosperity in the twenty first century... Read more...

  8. International Aid and the Making of a Better World

    Reflexive Practice
    By Rosalind Eyben

    How can international aid professionals manage to deal with the daily dilemmas of working for the wellbeing of people in countries other than their own? A scholar-activist and lifelong development practitioner seeks to answer that question in a book that provides a vivid and accessible insight into the world of aid – its people, ideas and values against the backdrop of a broader historical analysis of the contested ideals and politics of aid operations from the 1960s to the present day... Read more...

  9. Urban Growth in Emerging Economies

    Lessons from the BRICS
    Edited by Gordon McGranahan and George Martine

    Along with globalization, urban transitions have been central in the southward shift in economic power towards the newly emerging economies. As this book shows, however, these transitions have not been painless, and it is important for the rest of the urbanizing world to learn from the mistakes... Read more...

  10. Sustainable Development Catalog

    Sustainable Development Catalog

    We are pleased to bring you our new and key titles in the field of sustainable development. We publish titles in this area from textbooks, to reference to the most recent academic research.
    Check out our online catalog here


     

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