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Recent General Interest Articles

  1. Q&A with Diana Mitlin and David Satterthwaite

    David Satterthwaite and Diana Mitlin discuss their books, Urban Poverty in the Global South and Reducing Urban Poverty in the Global South.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize 2014

    We are excited to announce that Statelessness and Citizenship by Victoria Redclift, has recently been shortlisted for the BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize 2014. Congratulations Victoria! To find out more about the book, please click here.

  5. Author Interview with Mohamed Salih

    M. A. Mohamed Salih, author of Economic Development and Political Action in the Arab World, is Professor of Politics of Development, both at the Institute of Social Studies at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, where he is Deputy Rector for Research, and the Department of Political Science, at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. You can learn more about his recent book by having a read of our recent interview with Mohamed here. 

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    Routledge would like to offer our loyal social media members the chance to win £50 worth of books.

    All you have to do is simply retweet our ‘£50 OR $75 worth of free books’ post and you will automatically be entered into our prize draw. The winners will be announced on April 21st 2014 so please keep checking our pages.

  7. Praise for “Urban Poverty in the Global South” from the IJURR Journal

    "The work is ambitious — few authors could so compellingly carry off such a sweeping title — but Mitlin and Satterthwaite manage to comprehensively and sensitively cover many different topics and situate the work using case studies from across the global South. The authors provide a focused assessment of progress (as well as the limitations) of scholarly knowledge." International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (IJURR). Read more about this title here...

  8. 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...

  9. Author Interview with Anita Breuer

    Read our interview with Anita Breuer, co-editor of Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America: Opportunities and Risks, edited by Anita Breuer and Yanina Welp.

    Anita is Senior Researcher at the German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany, where her research focuses on the role of the Internet and social media in democracy promotion.

  10. 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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